Category Archives: Africa/Safari

2017: Team Ourisman’s Bucket List

Every year, countless predictions are made for the top destinations for the coming year. What’s Hot? What’s Not? What destination will give you the biggest bragging rights? Where do you need to go NOW before the entire world discovers this … finish reading 2017: Team Ourisman’s Bucket List

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Singita Properties in Tanzania

Singita takes luxury safari to a whole new level and truly made us feel like royalty! The accommodations, service, and, well, everything about the Singita experience just cannot be beat! Continue reading

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&Beyond Properties in Tanzania

&Beyond is a experiential travel company that offers everything from luxurious properties to high-end touring experiences. During my trip in Tanzania, I had the opportunity to experience 4 incredible safari lodges that are managed by &Beyond. Continue reading

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A Tanzania Safari

A Tanzania Safari might include Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and, of course, the Great Migration. There is a lot of ground to cover here, quite literally as the Serengeti spans 5,700 square miles. Continue reading

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On Safari, You Make Your Own Big Five

I quickly decided that you make your own Big Five on safari – Your favorite wildlife sightings, biggest action on a game drive, and favorite moments of the trip. My Big Five may be a bit unorthodox, but that is the point, isn’t it? Continue reading

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Feel Like Royalty at Royal Malewane

Royal Malewane, a safari lodge located on the Thornybush private game reserve in the Greater Kruger area just north of Sabi Sand, is absolutely one of the best luxury lodges in South Africa. Continue reading

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Four Seasons The Westcliff

After an incredible two week trip that took me all over South Africa and Zimbabwe, I checked into this classic urban retreat a little road weary and more than ready for a quiet moment to digest everything I saw and learned on the trip. The Four Seasons was the perfect setting and I was lucky to have incredible sunny weather. Continue reading

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Etosha, Namibia: Ongava Tented Camp

The Ongava private game reserve just next to Etosha National Park is a must to include in any itinerary to Namibia, especially if you have an interest in the wildlife. Continue reading

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Damaraland Camp, Namibia

Community ownership, bush breakfasts, scorpion sightings and more are in store at Damaraland Camp Continue reading

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Sossusvlei Namibia, Little Kulala

Highlights during my visit to Little Kulala include gorgeous sunsets, racing ostriches, climbing a sand dune, and tasting local Namibian wine! Continue reading

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