Battle at Kruger: The first viral wildlife video?

Have you ever caught an event on camera that you think could sell for millions? A tourist on holiday at Kruger National Park did just that! In 2004 a group of tourists witnessed an epic battle between a herd of buffalo and a pack of lions. What starts out as a calm graze [...]

Watch Now: Elephants Casually Chilling at the Pool

Have you even been this close to an elephant? These people were just relaxing by the pool when they got a surprising visit from some elephants popping in for a quick drink. Video from the Facebook page of Honeyguide Tented Safari Camps - Khoka Moya & Mantobeni.   Elephants are fascinating creatures, but [...]

Ashanti’s Review of our Joburg to Vic Falls Overland Tour

In July 2016, we sent Ashanti Travel staff member, Cal Heyburgh, on our 8 Day Johannesburg to Victoria Falls Overland Tour. This compact camping safari is a great way to experience overland travel, with the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife, as well as some of Southern Africa’s most beautiful national parks, in a short [...]

What to Pack When Going on an Overland Tour?

Overland adventures in Africa are great fun and something you will remember for the rest of your life. But always keep in mind that overland travel is not the same as staying in a 5 star resort and you won’t have a shopping mall in the African bush, so there are quite a few [...]

Tips on How to Prevent Malaria

Nearly half of our planets population (more than 3 billion people) are living in high, medium or low risk malaria areas. Even though there has been a massive progress in curing and preventing this disease, it still causes many deaths each year and unfortunately most of them are here in Africa. When you’re on a holiday you really [...]

A Quick Guide to Yellow Fever Vaccinations

Yellow Fever Vaccinations are the only recommended way to make sure you don't contract Yellow Fever. Yellow fewer, like malaria, is a disease which is passed on by mosquito bites. It appears in tropical areas of Africa as well as in Central and South America. Most common Symptoms of yellow fever are: • fever • muscle pain [...]