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African Christmas traditions
Christmas in Africa is celebrated in many different traditions, and many of them are actually reminiscent of the traditions we have back home. How about decorating a cypress tree in Kenya? Or singing Christmas songs in the botanical gardens of Cape Town? The biggest difference between African Christmas and our own is the heat. For [...]
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World Lion Day – Celebrate the African lion with us!
The scenic African plain stretches as far as the eye can see. Out in the distance, you catch sight of a pride of lions padding gently across the savannah. Time immediately stands still. The mere presence of the lion takes your breath away. But we need to take care of them if we want to [...]
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Grey crowned cranes
5 unknown animals on the African savannah
Many different animals live on the savannah in Africa. We all know some of them, while others remain relatively unknown. Then there are some very special animals that only a few people ever get to meet. Fewer people have, for example, heard of Africa’s unicorn – the okapi, which resembles a mish-mash of different animals [...]
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Safari dictionary
When you go on safari in Africa, it’s a good idea to have mastered some of the terms and slang you might come across along the way. But what is the actual definition of safari? What does it mean if an animal is nocturnal? And who are the Small Five? These expressions and many more [...]
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Africa’s best national parks
Africa abounds with beautiful national parks and game reserves. Each country offers unique and diverse experiences. An incredible combination of spectacular wildlife, fascinating nature and experiences most people only get to enjoy once in a lifetime. Read below and find out which national parks and game reserves are among Africa’s best. Serengeti National Park in [...]
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