Cattle Herder to Professional Guide: Meet Alex Tembwe Mazunga

Tembwe Mazunga is known to his friends as Alex. The name Alex was decided upon after watching the film Alexander the Great and “because my English name is much easier to pronounce!” Alex was born and raised in northern Botswana [...]

Cattle Herder to Professional Guide: Meet Alex Tembwe Mazunga 2016-11-16T22:19:35+00:00

Uncle Bob: A Most Memorable Dining Experience

A memorable bush dining experience to top off our guests’ stay at Ruckomechi Camp is always a date with Chef Bob Dzawanda, aka Uncle Bob… He will lay out his famous green carpet for sundowners which include delicious eats prepared [...]

Uncle Bob: A Most Memorable Dining Experience 2016-11-16T22:19:35+00:00

How To Pack For Kids On Safari

The Ultimate Winter Packing List... No matter how many times you have travelled to Africa on safari, seeing it through the eyes of children is like seeing everything for the first time! Can you remember your first giraffe? Even for [...]

How To Pack For Kids On Safari 2016-11-16T22:19:35+00:00

$100 Agent Bonus — August Only!

We're offering a $100 bonus (on top of commission) to our agents who book trips with us during this month (August 2016) only! Here are the details: To be receive the bonus, the trip's land cost must total at least $5,000 [...]

$100 Agent Bonus — August Only! 2016-11-16T22:19:36+00:00

Reliving The Ways Of An Ancient Culture

Kiddies in tow, we set off for the Kalahari. After my recent activity with the Bushmen at Kalahari Plains Camp, I knew I had to share this lifetime experience with my family. They say transferring knowledge is key to our [...]

Reliving The Ways Of An Ancient Culture 2016-11-16T22:19:36+00:00

Photograph African Animals Like A Pro In These Awesome Hides

"Take nothing but photographs; leave nothing but footprints." This advice is especially appropriate in Africa, where you can stay in eco-sensitive lodges in spectacular locations, and encounter wildlife in pristine natural habitats. Experienced bush guides always advise photographers to [...]

Photograph African Animals Like A Pro In These Awesome Hides 2017-08-28T16:44:39+00:00

Could This Be The Luckiest Camera Trap Ever?

Can you guess what animal this is? We regularly place one of our camera traps on the western-most bridge along the Savute Channel but some days back, this poor camera trap had a 36-hour ordeal that has already given it [...]

Could This Be The Luckiest Camera Trap Ever? 2016-11-16T22:19:37+00:00

Vumbura Plains Managers Reach for the Skies

What a treat to float with the clouds as one of your morning duties… Vumbura Plains managers recently tested the guest hot-air balloon experience to ensure it delivers on our promise to valued guests. Testing the system involves an [...]

Vumbura Plains Managers Reach for the Skies 2016-11-16T22:19:37+00:00

10 Amazing Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Giraffe

The giraffe is one of the most iconic species of Africa. As the tallest mammal on Earth, these creatures are both weird and wonderful with their long legs and necks, large eyes, long eyelashes, striking coat patterns, ambling gait [...]

10 Amazing Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Giraffe 2016-11-16T22:19:37+00:00

Can You Break Down The Cost Of My Trip To Africa?

This is a tough one to explain, because in America, the “build-your-own” concept is commonly offered when it comes to customized products or services. We see it on menus at restaurants -- create-your-own sandwich, pizza, burrito bowl -- or [...]

Can You Break Down The Cost Of My Trip To Africa? 2017-08-28T16:44:57+00:00