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Segera Retreat in Kenya Takes Safari Lodging to a Whole New Level

Oct 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Laikipia, Africa, sitting east of the Great Rift Valley and west of Mount Kenya, is known for its conservation efforts and luxurious safari tourism. It has also long been a hotspot for wealthy travelers and is considered one of Kenya’s best safari regions. Hidden among the area’s woodlands, grasslands and riverbeds is Segera Retreat, a luxury lodge covering 50,000 acres of African wilderness.

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Fairmont Kenya and Raffles Praslin Seychelles Partner on African Getaway

Aug 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Fairmont Hotels and Raffles have come together to create a wilderness infused getaway that will take guests from luxury glamping and tropical gardens in Kenya to a private villa escape in Seychelles.

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Asilia Africa's Luxury Safari Camp Relocates for the Great Migration in Tanzania

Jul 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Asilia Africa's latest glamping destination offers up an enriching safari that moves with the great migration through Tanzania in an outdoor experience that's embracing luxury living on the open Serengeti. Opened July 1, the Kimondo Migration Camp relocates to offer adventurous travelers the best access to wildlife herds year round. 

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Your First South African Safari: Where to Stay, What to Pack & What to Expect

Jun 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri  |  2 Comments

With more and more couples, families and singles traveling to South Africa to experience the adventure and magic of a true safari, many wonder where to stay, what to pack and what to expect. For most people, the closest they have ever come to a three-ton elephant has been at their local zoo.

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6 Countries, 1 Continent and a DC-3 Plane: Is Travcoa's African Vacation the Ultimate Safari?

Mar 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Seems to be that everyone is heading to Africa this year, with so many trips promising to be “The Trip of a Lifetime,” it can be hard to navigate through the ones that may actually be THE best. Most getaways will get you to “The Birthplace of Humanity,” but when looking at a vacation itinerary, be sure to see what other perks the company is offering on the trip and weigh it against others.

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The Game Lodge at The End of The World: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge in Tanzania

Jun 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

If you think that taking an African safari might be roughing it, you haven’t taken one with the South African company andBeyond. Sure, you may get a little dusty out in an open land cruiser on the Serengeti, but when you arrive back at camp, and enter your enormous state-of-the art suite bathroom with its mahogany walls, stone floor, Oriental rugs and chandelier over the freestanding bathtub, you’ll be put at ease by seeing that your personal butler has drawn your bath and surrounded your robe and slippers with rose petals.... Read More

$800K African Safari Via Private Plane From Extraordinary Journeys

Jun 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Luxury bespoke safari company Extraordinary Journeys is offering a 36-day African expedition of a lifetime for four people at a total cost of $810,000. The extravagant experience includes travel via private plane and the exclusive services of renowned private guide Mark Homan, one of the most sought after safari leaders on the continent.... Read More

What to Pack for an African Safari

Dec 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

It happened—you decided your life was lacking true excitement and the only cure is an authentic African safari complete with leopards, buffalo and elephants, live in the flesh. Up until now, you might've only seen such creatures on TV or behind secure fencing, so this is going to be quite the exhilarating travel experience.... Read More

You Don't Have to Travel Far For the Safari of a Lifetime - Visit San Diego's Safari Park

Jul 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Ronda

Experience an animal park like no other! TheSan DiegoZooSafari Parkprovides a“hands on” safari experience like no other. ... Read More

Zambezi Queen Safari Cruise Offers Wild, African Adventure

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The Zambezi Queen from AmaWaterways is a luxury boat designed with specifications that make it perfect for cruising on the Chobe River in Botswana, Africa. This area of the country is the place to see regional wildlife and inspiring landscapes. The Zambezi Queen can hold 28 passengers, providing stately rooms and suites with luxury amenities.... Read More

Interview With Ashish Sanghrajka, President of Big Five Tours & Expeditions

Jul 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Susan Kime  |  3 Comments

Ashish Sanghrajka, almost from birth, had his DNA linked to the tourism and travel industry through his father Mahen Sanghrajka, who founded Big Five Tours & Expeditions. Initially Big Five began as a safari operator in East Africa 36 years ago, but in 1985, the Sanghrajka family and the company relocated to the United States. Since then, Big Five has opened other offices internationally, garnering multiple awards from Travel & Leisure, Virtuoso, and National Geographic Adventure and National Geographic Traveler, to name a few.... Read More

African Safari Adventure | Sanctuary Olonana

Aug 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Luxury is changing. The old view showcased glam and glittering possessions few could ever purchase. The new view is having access to experiences few on the planet can gain or even fantasize about. On my recent tour of Africa, one resort showcased such an outstanding example of the new luxury that is a challenge to me to put into words the surreal experiences I soaked in. This is my feeble attempt, if not my urging, to encourage a stay at the Sanctuary Olonana.

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South Australia Travel: Three Luxury Lodges Down Under

Jun 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Sydney might have the Opera House; Queensland has the Great Barrier Reef; The Northern Territory is where you'll find Uluru; but South Australia is the state with three distinctive Luxury Lodges of Australia properties that showcase the best of Australian opulence, as well as the special character of three very unique, quintessentially down under settings.... Read More

African Safari Cruises on the Zambezi Queen

May 18, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Zambezi Queen is the first eco-friendly, floating boutique hotel in South Africa. The luxurious 150-foot riverboat travels along the Chobe River, in Botswana, through the Chobe National Park, on two- and three-night sightseeing cruises.... Read More

Vacation Packages for Kenya's New "Camping" Grounds

Nov 30, 2010  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  4 Comments

Luxury Vacations: When you imagine an international luxury vacation, Paris, New Zealand, or Tokyo might come to mind. If you’re a traveler that likes to think outside the box you could just find yourself landing in stunning Africa. Luxury and adventure make the perfect pair on this exclusive Kenyan getaway. This trip will not only leave you feeling completely refreshed and pampered, but allows you to make one-of-a-kind connections with nature that you won’t soon forget.
 

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