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Rewilding Africa with African Travel

By TRAVELINK on July 10, 2024

Our preferred partners at African Travel believe that visiting Africa is a life-changing experience. They also believe that is their responsibility to ensure their impact is a positive one. That's why they're proud to offer a range of MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences on all their safaris, giving guests the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of sustainable development issues and the inspiring actions being taken to address them.

Here are just a few examples of the ways in which African Travel guests can contribute to sustainable initiatives and leave Africa better than they found it:

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Topics: New, Luxury, Leisure Travel, Africa

A Safari Can Change Your World - with Tauck Tours

By TRAVELINK on August 9, 2023

By Colin Treadwell

Our South African ranger guide, Mo, pointed to a group of antelopes, some of which were prancing with their feet held together, so that they bounced high, as if on pogo sticks. “They are pronking,” he explained.

“What is that?” asked a lady in our Range Rover. “Why do they do that?”

“It’s just an expression of joy,” said Mo. “They are just playing.”

Funny, I remember the wildlife documentaries I watched on TV as a kid as dry and analytical, laced with scientific jargon based on Darwinian theory, all about natural selection and the struggle to survive. That aspect was real out in the bush, but there was so much more that was missing from the documentaries. The joy! Animals having fun! The beauty and rapture of nature.

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Topics: New, Luxury, Custom Travel, Safari, Africa

South African Safari Adventure with Swain Destinations

By Elizabeth Hoover on December 7, 2020

In September of 2018, I had the adventure of a lifetime as I traveled to South Africa with my partners at Swain Destinations and African Travel, associated with The Travel Corporation. During my time there, I visited a few luxury safari camps and private game reserves that all offered an amazing, intimate look at the stunning geography and wildlife throughout the region.  

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Topics: New, Travel Advisor, Vacations, Safari, Africa

10-Day Botswana Safari in Style with Abercrombie & Kent

By Petra Wilkerson on August 7, 2019

Last October, I had the incredible joy of experiencing an African safari through Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana with our preferred partners at Abercrombie & Kent. As a leader within our Privileged Journeys luxury travel advisor team, I craft custom experiences for my discerning customers every day. Working alongside A&K on my own adventure was an exceptional process, even with my high expectations for the partners to whom I entrust my clients' (and my own) precious vacation time.

From the bustling city of Johannesburg to our quaint safari camps, A&K ensured even the tiniest of details were well thought through. Read on as Charlie (hubby) and I embark on our 10-day journey through Africa!

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Topics: Travel Advisor, Vacations, Safari, Africa