African Safari Experience Part 1 – Elephants!

“I hope you have an experience that alters the course of your life because, after Africa, nothing has ever been the same” – Suzanne Evans ????????????? Did you know that elephants, the largest land animals on the planet, are among the most exuberantly expressive of creatures?  Joy, anger, grief, compassion, love; the finest emotions reside within […]

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Journey to Kenya

The longer I’ve had the pleasure of working with South African Airways Vacations, the deeper my knowledge of this vast, incredible country of Africa truly becomes. What unfamiliar travelers may think of as one large continent is, in fact, a region with so many various countries, each of which hold their own special magic to […]

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My First South Africa Safari Experience

I believe when you think of South Africa you think of a safari.  Well, I was lucky enough to have the most incredible safari experience while visiting South Africa in November 2019.  I spent 3 days on safari in the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, which is located in the Southern portion of the Kruger. […]

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Fun facts about Africa’s Little Five Animals

For so long, the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard – have dominated the list of must-sees on a South African safari. Now, there is a shift towards the importance of acknowledging the smaller animals, and in particular, five small animals called the ‘Little Five’. They’re not as popular as other non-Big […]

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What Are Africa’s “Big Five?”

If you’ve ever done any research on Africa, you’ve probably heard of or seen reference to the “Big Five,” but what are they? The animals included are the African elephant, lion, leopard, Cape buffalo and rhinoceros. For today’s visitors to South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and several other southern and eastern African countries, spotting the Big […]

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