The Big Five’s Little Cousins

It was in the Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Park in Malawi that I was first introduced to the Little Five – the cousins, if you will, of their more famous counterparts. ...

The REAL way to have a budget safari

With costs that can easily reach into thousands of dollars a night, it's easy to associate the notion of 'going on safari' with seriously big bucks. The most luxurious camps include the likes of suites draped in chandeliers, private pavilions and private pools – all...

Getting to Grips with The Big Five

I've seen giraffe, cheetah and hippo counted amongst the infamous 'big five' in some safari parks' bids to entice tourists – and while we can't dispute the hippo is indeed a sizeable animal, it is not one of the big five. They might be responsible...

Technology on Safari

There’s a road that runs dead straight across the Central Kalahari in Botswana. It isn’t just that someone was feeling lazy and drew a rulered line across a map while thinking ‘that’s about right, it’ll do’; I checked my Track My Safari log and there...