Victoria Falls: The Ultimate Women Only Holiday

You know that saying “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey”? Well, a holiday at Victoria Falls is one long and beautiful journey filled with adventures, relaxation and the chance to make new friends while you are at it, all within a safe and comfortable setting. It is …

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Africa’s Swamp King: 5 Interesting Facts About the Shoebill

In light of their upcoming Shoebill Safari in June 2020, Robin Pope Safaris shares with us why they have a safari itinerary dedicated to finding this elusive bird – along with other stunning feathered species – in the Bangweulu Wetlands.    

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What To See During Your Holidays In Zambia

Words by Hassan Khan Have you had enough of snow and White Mountains for your white holidays? If you have had it with winter vacations, snowboarding, and extreme heli-skiing, it is about time you plan a visit to the exotic land of Zambia, in the heart of Africa. Beautiful yet …

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5 of Zambia’s Scariest Animals

In the spooky spirit of Halloween, Robin Pope Safaris shows us five of Zambia’s most scary animals to be on the look-out for on a safari in the South Luangwa National Park: The bad-tempered hippo While they may be depicted in the movies as dancing around in tutus or lolling …

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What to Expect on a Family Holiday at Victoria Falls

Taking the family to Victoria Falls is a foolproof way to ensuring everyone has an unforgettable holiday experience whilst also creating different opportunities to spend quality time together.

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An Intimate Wedding near Sindabezi Island

This gorgeous couple tied the knot (again) near Sindabezi Island, the picture-perfect setting for a destination wedding.

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A Wild 15 Years of Luangwa Bush Camping

For anyone wanting a true bush experience but not quite sure they are willing to commit the whole way, Luangwa Bush Camping is the ideal solution. This year marks the 15th anniversary since Robin Pope Safaris took guests on the first Luangwa Bush Camping trip into the Nsefu Sector in …

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Zambia’s Award-winning Safari Camps and Lodges

  Which luxury safari camps and lodges have been crowned the very best in Zambia? Prestigious international travel and tourism organisation, The Safari Guild recently announced the 2019 winners across 15 categories in the annual Safari Awards. All lodges, camps and operations nominated are found by the judges to be …

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It’s all in the name – The Fuchs Elephant Charge 2019

Written by Sarah Davies Although arguably not the most vital, practical component of preparation, choosing your Elephant Charge team name often takes up the most imaginative effort. Since 2008 when the 4×4 motorsport event was first conceptualised, teams of up to six men and women have bravely taken up the …

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Revealing Victoria Falls’ Secret – the Lunar Rainbow

Victoria Falls is the only location in Africa and just one of a handful of places on earth where the impressive natural phenomenon of the ‘moonbow’ or lunar rainbow can be witnessed. Despite this, many people visit “The Smoke That Thunders” or Mosi-oa-Tunya without knowing of this magical sighting that …

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How to have an ethical safari

Written by Katie Birtles from Wayfairer TravelAs an emerging leader in conservation, Zambia is a wonderful destination for an ethical safari holiday. There are several responsible camps and conservation initiatives around the country, however, as wildlife becomes increasingly vulnerable, tourism can become exploitative. So, before arriving in Zambia, you can …

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THE EXPLORER’S GUIDE TO VICTORIA FALLS

“Scenes so lovely they must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight” – David Livingstone A visit to Zambia is incomplete without witnessing this member of the Seven Wonders of the World. Having made the arduous journey from high in the Angolan mountains, collecting water from other rivers …

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TOP 4 REASONS TO LOVE WALKING SAFARIS

Ditch the confines of a four-wheel drive for the freedom of traversing the wild South Luangwa on foot. Zambia’s raw natural beauty and remote wilderness is exemplified in the South Luangwa National Park and the meandering Luangwa River running through it. Home to richly diverse animal-, bird- and plant-life along …

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A new camp for North Luangwa!

Operated by Remote Africa Safaris, Takwela Camp will open in Zambia’s North Luangwa National Park on July 22. As Remote Africa Safaris operates seasonally between May and November, with different opening dates for each of its camps, Takwela will be available on a seasonal basis. Built primarily from local natural materials, …

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7 STRESS-RELIEVING Reasons to Travel in Nature

As kids, most of us will remember being told to “go and play outside”. This instruction wasn’t just a means of your parents getting rid of you for half-an-hour, but rather that the fresh air, visual stimulants and physical exercise served to be beneficial to our well-being. We experience an …

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TWO NEW CAMPS for Jeffery & McKeith Safaris!

Jeffery & McKeith Safaris are a small, owner run safari company based in the Kafue National Park. Thanks to the vastness of the Kafue and the remoteness of both Musekese and Ntemwa-Busanga, you will have an experience unlike any other in Africa.   Musekese Camp Musekese Camp opened in May …

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WATCH: What to Expect from your South Luangwa Safari

As if you needed any more reason to visit Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, YouTube user Shawn B shares his safari experience at Flatdogs Camp in this self-edited video of his trip which he describes as “one of the best trips I have done to date!”   It’s no surprise …

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5 REASONS TO TAKE A CHRISTMAS SAFARI IN SOUTH LUANGWA

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” – Christmas! From the beginning of December, South Luangwa is a lush, green wonderland thanks to the arrival of the early summer rainfall. It’s the perfect opportunity for a white GREEN Christmas safari. Here’s why Christmas-time is the best time for your South …

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DREAMY-DINING ON SAFARI IN ZAMBIA

“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art” – Francois de la Rochefoucauld Contrary to popular belief – a holiday in Zambia is not necessarily all about the wildlife and adventure. This African country has a wealth of delicious, local flavours and opportunities to take your …

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ENJOYING SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN ZAMBIA

“We desire less noise, less emissions and as little upset to the local flora and fauna as possible” – Tongabezi Travel offers us boundless opportunities to encounter diverse natural ecosystems, and through this – many people become increasingly aware of the human impact on the planet. Fortunately, many stakeholders in …

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