The Life-Giving Waters of the Okavango Delta

Each year, in a seasonal crescendo of nature, floodwaters spread over Botswana’s Okavango Delta, transforming the inland river delta into an immense floodplain. The floodwaters help the Okavango Delta support a plethora of predators and prey, attracting travelers eager to go on safari at one of the Delta’s renowned safari camps. As a year-round safari Read more…

Botswana, Connected

One’s first impression of Botswana is often vastness, experienced while flying over millions of acres of uninterrupted land, devoid of roads, cities and villages. There’s a thrilling sensation of a land waiting to be discovered and a promise of a peaceful disconnect from the familiar bustle of the world left behind. It’s a sentiment our Read more…

Rose’s Return to Botswana

I recently returned from my adventures in Botswana with many wonderful experiences along the way! After four long years since my last visit, Botswana was beckoning me to return once more – and I am very happy that I did! Botswana is a fascinating country with many unique areas and ecosystems to explore, so even a Read more…

Safari After Dark

A typical day on safari begins between 4:30am and 6:00am. Your guide will knock on the door (or canvas wall) and say, “Good morning, time to get up!” From that moment forward, the day will be filled with tracking animals, only interrupted by a midday siesta when the sun is too hot for you or Read more…

A Month in the Wilderness: Katie’s “Top 6” in Botswana

At the beginning of March, I packed my (small) bags for a month-long adventure in Botswana, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. I was beyond excited to return to Botswana, the first place I ever experienced a safari. The country as a whole mesmerizes me, and I am constantly reliving the “special” moments that captured me on Read more…

“Instantly Struck” – Melanie’s First Safari

My first trip to Africa exceeded all of my wildest dreams. I wasn’t totally sure what to expect when Kayla Torgerson and I landed on the large continent for the first time, but I was instantly struck by its organic charm and tranquility. It is not hard to fall in love with this vast land, Read more…

January Spotlight: Chief’s Camp & Sanctuary Retreats Offer

One of the Okavango Delta’s most stunning and game-rich properties, Chief’s Camp, is in the midst of major renovations. The camp is slated to be finished in June 2016, but here’s a sneak peek of the property’s most anticipated updates. Part of the Sanctuary Retreats portfolio, Chief’s Camp resides on Chief’s Island in the Mombo Read more…