Tourists travel to Africa to immerse themselves in the unparalleled beauty of the African bush. And nothing gets you closer to this than spending a night of slumber on one of the continent’s sleep-out decks under the stars in the middle of the bush. The chance to hear a lion roar or a hippo much Read More
Why do people travel? Some people travel for a break from the stress of their 9 to 5 routine. Other people look to relinquish the responsibility of daily live. But for the majority of us, travel is about discovery – to taste new foods, experience new cultures and make memories that last a lifetime. If Read More
We have just returned from a trip that we had long awaited and it was wonderful. We also added 4 new countries to our bucket list, bringing the total to 49 and covering all 7 continents. Diana will turn 75 this year and Cliff will be 79. This did not stop us from booking the Read More
There is a well-known saying in Africa that locals and foreigners use to describe the absurd and bizarre things that happen on the continent. This is Africa, also referred to as TIA, is a simple way to describe the ludicrous things that occur in Africa. It is not always easy to communicate this humour to Read More
Being a responsible tourist means more than throwing away your trash. As tourism has boomed in Africa over the last decades, the delicate eco-systems and cultural diversity of this incredible continent has come under threat. Even though tourism has many benefits for a developing nation, it can also destroy more than it protects. While many Read More
We thought it was about time we introduce our amazing team who make all your tailor-made travel dreams come true. While Jenman African Safaris offers set tours – we also create tours for our travel agents who want a unique itinerary or something with a little va va voom for their series or group tours! Read More
Often a visit to Africa can be overwhelmingly full of exciting, wonderful and unique things. From its vast landscapes to its bustling metropolises and an array of fauna and flora to see between, a vacation to the African continent can feel like a whirlwind adventure. While there is already a lot to prepare when choosing Read More
Despite living in the 21st Century, there are many myths and misconceptions that remain about travel in Africa. Ranging from the absolutely silly (everyone has a pet lion in their backyard) to the downright bizarre (Africa is an entire country), these myths can create some confusion when those who believe them finally set foot on Read More
With the horrific death of a surfer not too long ago… This is what Zapiro had to “say”….! What are your thoughts about this? Did chumming bring the sharks closer to the shore? Did the surfer know his risks? Who is the blame? Let us know your thoughts as this story has become quite a Read More
Our trip started when we flew into Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe where we picked up one of Jenman Safaris custom built Land Cruisers called ‘Tshomi’. We planned to spend two weeks in Zimbabwe, and then cross over into Botswana for two weeks and head back down to Cape Town by travelling the last two weeks through Read More
Don’t forget that Valentines Days is just around the corner… for your own ‘safety’ this is a day you don’t want to forget! To help you with some ideas and inspiration we asked some of the guys in the Jenman African Safaris office, what their plans were; Garth (Managing Director of Jenman Safaris); I think Read More
Source:http://teyie.com/?p=1039 Tanzania authorities are planning to construct a commercial highway across the Serengeti National Park marking an end to one of the world’s greatest spectacles, the wildebeest migration. The road will have untold environmental impacts and could sever a critical corridor for the annual migration of hundreds of thousands of wildebeests, zebra and other animals.
I just wanted to let you all know about my trip to Namibia in the hopes that it might inspire some of you to visit this beautiful country! My 10 day adventure began as I landed at the Hosea Kutako International Airport. Stepping out into the hot African it really hit me that I was Read More
by Peter Davies 09/06/2010 09:09 Dear World Cup visitors, Now that you are safely in our country you are no doubt happily realising you are not in a war zone. This may be in stark contrast to what you have been bracing yourself for should you have listened to Uli Hoeness or are an avid Read More
Cape Town, one of the World Cup Host Cities, is currently working hard at promoting the stunning destination for the soccer world cup and for holidays in general. And Cape Town is in a mad-rush trying to complete the stadium (final touches) in time for the tournament that will held in June/July. A poster (after Read More
The Daily Star claims that a civil war in South Africa could threaten our World Cup, but the truth is that the most serious threat to our World Cup is inaccurate propaganda, dressed up as factual reporting, that frightens away tourists in their thousands,” Mazibuko said. What do you think?