November 25, 2014

Travel Restrictions Entering Botswana

Sometimes the geographically challenged need a little reminder of just how GIGANTIC Africa is.  Some might even need a little reminder that Africa is in fact an entire continent that could fit the countries of China, USA, India, Mexico, Peru, France, Spain, Papua New Guinea, Sweden, Japan, Germany, Norway, Italy,New Zealand, […]
November 24, 2014

When is the best time of year to visit Botswana?

While deciding when to travel to Botswana, it depends on what you want to get out of your safari experience.  Generally the “shoulder seasons” of April/early May and September/October offer the most comfortable temperatures for day time exploring and night-time relaxing.  Activities are plentiful and game viewing is abundant.  The […]
July 3, 2014

Okavango Delta voted 1000th UNESCO World Heritage site!

  We might be a little biased in that we believe Botswana is truly one of the most beautiful and unique places on earth, but at least our passion isn’t unfounded.   The UNESCO World Heritage Committee convened for a week in June for their annual meeting to review nominations […]
June 4, 2014

Tipping Guidelines in Africa

While tipping in the form of gratuity is not mandatory when you visit African countries, it is suggested – and greatly appreciated – that you do so when you find the service satisfactory. Gratuity guidelines generally encourage tipping per guest, per day. Regional Africa: Guides and Butlers: $10 US per […]