Safari Life Blog

Abigael’s Journey Begins

Abigael’s Journey Begins

The NYASHEP Education Trust in Kenya is one of the successful organizations we support in Kenya. Secondary education (the equivalent of grades 9-12 in the USA) is not provided by the government and usually requires attending a boarding...

The Nyashep Education Trust

The Nyashep Education Trust

Education is the single most important element that leads to a successful, meaningful and satisfying future. The Nyashep Education Trust is a Kenyan community-based initiative that assists underprivileged but promising children to...

The Magic of South Africa – A Dream Safari

The Magic of South Africa – A Dream Safari

Our newest “Dream Safari” is based on an itinerary we created for a couple who wished to safari in South Africa on their honeymoon. During our online safari planning meeting, they identified their safari priorities, which included Cape...

A step back in time: Zimbabwe’s Gonarezhou National Park

A step back in time: Zimbabwe’s Gonarezhou National Park

There are a number of famous destinations within Africa that often bring a response of recognition when they are mentioned. Among them are Serengeti, Okavango, Maasai Mara, Zambezi River, Kilimanjaro and Kruger. There are also...

Impact On Africa – Kenya’s Northern Rangelands Trust

Impact On Africa – Kenya’s Northern Rangelands Trust

Kenya’s Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) grew out of the dedication and perseverance of Ian Craig, who, along with his brother Will, converted their ranch at Lewa Downs into the Lewa Conservancy in the 1990s. NRT’s mission is simply...

Reading the Spots on a Giraffe

Reading the Spots on a Giraffe

New research suggests male giraffes with darker coloring are more solitary, dominant than lighter-hued counterpartsThe color of a male giraffe’s spots may reveal insights on its behavior, new research suggests. As scientists led by...

In Defense of the Pride!

In Defense of the Pride!

It's seldom that people get to witness this process. We came across a defense of his territory by a lion several years ago in the Maasai Mara. We were watching a small pride - a male, two females and two young cubs – when, our guide,...

The Serengeti Shall Not Die!

The Serengeti Shall Not Die!

In 1959, Dr. Bernard Grzimek declared that the “Serengeti Shall Not Die,” through his groundbreaking film and book of the same name. His Academy Award winning documentary introduced the Serengeti migration to a worldwide audience. Dr....

Innocent Killers

Innocent Killers

Large cats, like leopards, cheetahs and lions, are among the world’s most popular animals, but people seem to hate the fact that they kill.  In fact, preying on herbivores such as Thomson’s gazelles, wildebeest, Cape buffalo, zebra and...