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Mar 24, 2014

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Gloria Steinem Parties with the Elephants

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Where will Gloria celebrate her 80th birthday this March 25th? On the back of an African elephant, riding across the magnificent Okavango Delta in Botswana. And why not? She has never been one to follow convention. Cherri Briggs, founder of EXPLORE has traveled to Africa with Gloria many times, and was given the opportunity to plan Gloria’s 80th birthday trip…
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Mar 12, 2014

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Let’s Dance: Preserving Tradition through Music

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As part of its philanthropic mission, EXPLORE has been supporting the Lubasi Home, an orphanage in Livingstone, Zambia, since 2008. Lubasi provides a loving and safe home for around 50 orphaned children until they are old enough to support themselves, or are taken in by their extended family members. EXPLORE’s Road Scholar groups visit the children while they are in…
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Mar 5, 2014

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What’s App?!…. in EXPLORE’s “App” World

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Cherri and the EXPLORE team spend a lot of time in the air, waiting for connecting flights in airports, and navigating through the remote parts of Africa. We have discovered some apps through our personal experience and experts like Wendy Perrin which help us navigate, negotiate and get there on time, without losing our sanity. We share some of our…
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Feb 3, 2014

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Hop on a Horse and Race a Giraffe Across Africa

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Saddle up and read about a horseback safari through southern Africa that will blow your mind. We are proud to announce that EXPLORE has been featured in Robb Report magazine’s just-released February 2014 issue for outfitting the ultimate equestrian safari. If you’ve ever imagined yourself galloping across the African plains on horseback next to herds of giraffe and zebra, click…
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Jan 15, 2014

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News re: Botswana Tourism Organization

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We are very proud to announce that Cherri Briggs, owner and founder of Explore, Inc. has been appointed to the Botswana Tourism Organization as a Board Member by the Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, The Honorable TK Khama. The board is designed to protect the Botswana environments, conserve the country’s renewable and natural resources and derive value out of…
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Dec 19, 2013

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Start Planning Your Next Epic Trip!

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Forbes magazine gets the inside buzz from 12 ‘Top Travel Gurus’, including EXPLORE’s own Cherri Briggs, on the most intriguing destinations to visit in 2014. An expert on all things Africa, Cherri suggests the Odzala National Park located in the Republic of Congo saying she had finally found the ‘real Africa’. What’s it got to offer? I’ll let Cherri tell…
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Dec 18, 2013

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Who in the World is Benson Siyawareva?

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You may remember him from 2004 as the Pro-Guide on The Today Show’s “Where in the World is Matt Lauer” but nine years later Benson Siyawareva has risen to the top as one of the top 15 Legendary Guides on Condé Nast Traveler’s 25 Best Safari Guide List. As a favored group leader for Road Scholar participants, we couldn’t agree…
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Dec 13, 2013

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Under A Starry Sky, A Star is Born!

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May I introduce Naledi… Kitimetse, a famed member of the Abu elephant herd, gave birth to a beautiful female calf on Nov 27th. She has been named Naledi, meaning ‘star’ in Setswana. This lucky little girl is the newest member of Abu Camp’s elephant herd. Abu is devoted to the highest standards in elephant welfare and is located in the…
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Nov 20, 2013

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Get Up Close And Personal With A Lion Cub…

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& Other Heart-Stopping Animal Encounters Road Scholar offers several programs in southern Africa that ensure an unforgettable safari experience while you learn a myriad of fascinating facts. On these programs you join knowledgeable and enthusiastic wildlife experts, as well as local residents, for an insightful exploration into the habitats and conservation issues surrounding Africa’s natural wonders. One thrilling journey in…
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