Wildlife Safari in the Masai Mara: Reserve or Conservancy?

masai-mara-map

In recent years a number of private wildlife conservancies have been created on Maasai rangelands that adjoin the world famous Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. With its iconic reputation, especially as a safari destination for the annual wildebeest migration, the Masai Mara attracts huge numbers of tourists every year with many visitors not considering the surrounding conservancies as a […]

African Penguin – Not Such Happy Feet

Penguin rescue

South Africa is well-known for its Big Five safari sightings of lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo.  A lesser-known fact is that it is also home to the Marine Big Five – the Common Dolphin, Cape Fur Seal, African Penguin, Great White Shark and the Southern Right Whale. What is also not well known to tourists eager to spot […]

Great Serengeti Migration Unravelled

Herds of Wildebeest and Zebra during Serengeti Migration

Wildebeest Migration, Dunia Camp, Asilia Each year, around 2 million wildebeest, zebra, and some Grant’s & Thompson’s gazelle, eland, and impala set off on their mammoth journey around the Serengeti in search for better grazing areas and to give birth to their young. During this cycle of life, on an epic 800 km journey, more than […]

South Africa’s Fusion of Music

Kirstenbosch-concerts

The South African music scene is as diverse as its Rainbow nation and has some truly original sounds with both African and Western influences. Its music scene is focused mostly around four major centres of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Bloemfontein. Bloem’s music scene focusses predominantly on metal and Afrikaans genres, whereas Jozi, the Mother City and Durbs have […]