Falling for Botswana – Again

December 12, 2023By Kati Knowland

I’ve visited roughly 40 different countries in my lifetime, but none of them have touched my heart the way Botswana has. In November, I was so fortunate to visit Botswana for the second time – the first time was in April 2021 when I visited several of the Wilderness Safaris properties. This time, I was … Read More

Top Destination in Africa for a First-Time Visitor

March 30, 2023By Amanda Overmyer

One of the most asked questions we get is “Where should I go?” For first timers, the task of trying to decide where to go and what to do for the first time can often be overwhelming. This is why in our initial conversations with clients, we ask all the questions to find out what … Read More

A Timeless Journey Through Tanzania, Part 1

November 17, 2022By Kati Knowland

If you’ve been following along on social media, you probably know that Sandy recently took a group of travel advisors and their guests on a journey through Tanzania with Lemala Camps and Lodges. I was a “lucky fish” (to use a South African turn of phrase) and was able to join in — it was … Read More

Beyond Safari in South Africa

October 5, 2022By Kati Knowland

I adore safari days. Early mornings, coffee in the bush, the anticipation of sightings, the thrill of the search, dreamy sundowners, and the glow of animal eyes on a night drive. Nothing beats it! However, a well-rounded trip to Africa usually includes more than just safari! We love to incorporate your special interests into your … Read More

Safari Vehicles 101

September 7, 2022By Kati Knowland

WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF SAFARI VEHICLES? There are two  main types of safari vehicles — open and closed. While open safari vehicles live up to their name, generally with three rows of tiered seating and completely open sides, closed safari vehicles are a bit more nuanced. They have closed sides (as you see in … Read More