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How African safari lodges are putting local creativity front and center
Jan 12, 2023 • 9 Min read
For decades, safari hotel design has been dominated by colonial tropes. Thankfully, that’s starting to change.
10 movies and TV series that will inspire your next trip
Dec 30, 2022 • 4 Min read
Lonely Planet staffers share the movies and TV shows that inspire their wanderlust.
13 stunning islands for your honeymoon in 2023
Dec 21, 2022 • 7 Min read
From cruising across turquoise lagoons to hiking otherworldly coastlines, these island escapes offer something for every type of couple.
The lions of Africa: expert advice on how to see them on your next safari
Sep 8, 2022 • 7 Min read
Few African experiences live longer in the memory than the first time you see a lion. Here is where to go to see them.
Protecting rhinos from poachers in Africa - what it's like working on the frontline
Aug 23, 2022 • 10 Min read
Tourists are volunteering to protect Africa’s threatened & endangered rhinos. Here’s what it’s like on the front lines.
Safari animals: the story of rhinos and the best places to see them in 2022
Aug 16, 2022 • 6 Min read
Rhinos are legendary, and if you see one in the wild you’ve truly hit the safari jackpot. Make it happen in 2022.
The elephants of Africa: a complete guide to the best places to see them in the wild
Jul 28, 2022 • 7 Min read
Nature’s gentle giant, the African elephant, is a safari must-see. Here are the best places to see them.
10 places to learn about the life of Nelson Mandela in South Africa
Jul 14, 2022 • 7 Min read
In honor of Nelson Mandela International Day on July 18, follow his legacy throughout South Africa.
South Africa safaris for first-timers: 8 things to know before you book
Oct 5, 2021 • 8 Min read
Get excited but also be prepared for adventure. Here's what you need to know prior to your first South African safari.