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 […]
April 18, 2014

Why you Need to Hire a Professional Vacation Planner

 …Not just for a safari, but anywhere really! We hear it often: “travel agents are still around?”   Naturally we have to chuckle at that because the truth is that our business is better and stronger than ever.  Sure technology has had an impact on the way consumers do just about […]
February 3, 2014

Facts about Botswana

A few key facts about Botswana: Botswana is a landlocked country in the heart of Southern Africa, bordered by Zambia, Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. A group of citizens are called “Batswana” and singular is “Motswana”. Citizens have had uninterrupted democratic elections since it became independent from the United Kingdom […]