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Oct 24, 2011

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Top Rules for a Successful Vacation (and the steps to achieve it)

Before planning your next trip to Africa, make sure you read travel expert Wendy Perrin’s Top Rules for a Successful Vacation. Wendy’s experience as a columnist for Condé Nast Traveler has given her priceless insight into how to create the trip of a lifetime. The staff at EXPLORE pay close attention to her advice! STEP 1: Get out a calendar for the next 365…
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Oct 18, 2011

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Road Scholar Traveler Blog: Wild Africa | Botswana and Zambia

Ronya, a recent EXPLORE traveler, kept an insightful and entertaining daily blog during her recent trip to Africa on one of our Botswana and Zambia programs with Road Scholar.  See her note below and check out her packing list and daily blog here! I recently went on the “Wild Africa: Botswana and Zambia” tour in Sept 2011.  I am retired, have traveled quite…
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Oct 17, 2011

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Bushmans Kloof donates to Children’s AIDS Art Program

EXPLORE would like to thank Bushmans Kloof for giving three orphaned boys a wonderful and unique experience!  This month Bushmans Kloof generously donated a 2 night stay for 3 of Cape Town’s orphaned boys, sponsored by Cape Town based Children’s Aids Art Programme (CAAP). Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat is an extraordinary haven nestled at the foothills of the Cederberg…
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Oct 13, 2011

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Bravo Zambia!

Zambia has proven that democracy thrives in Africa with the recent election of President Michael Sata. I was most fortunate to have the experience of being in Lusaka during the elections. The lack of violence, smooth transition and gracious handing over of power by incumbent Rupiah Banda proves that not only is the democratic process alive and well in Africa’s…
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Oct 12, 2011

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Emirates Air introduces new 2012 flights into Lusaka!

We are happy to announce that  Emirates Air will start flying into Lusaka next year as it continues to expand to destinations throughout Africa.  Zambia and Zimbabwe will be linked with five flights in a week from Dubai, starting from February 1, 2012. This makes it very easy for travelers to visit the Seychelles before coming on safari in Zambia…
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Sep 27, 2011

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Photography Workshops with Jim Steinberg

Jim Steinberg is a noted nature photographer, particularly for his images of wildflowers.  Here is a link to Jim Steinberg’s blog from his recent trip to South Africa.  He was there researching sites and scenes for two upcoming photography workshops that will be held in 2012.  The two workshops will focus on different interests – one with a clear wildflower focus…
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Sep 19, 2011

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Finkelstein Family Safari

Our trip – organized by Explore – to Botswana and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in late June was perfectly planned by Elizabeth providing us a myriad of animal life and creature comforts that could not be improved upon.  We – family of 4 with two older children – stayed at four locations: three in Botswana – Pom-Pom Camp, Gunns Camp, and…
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Jul 26, 2011

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Trunks up! EXPLORE takes #3 in the World for Africa!

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Proving once again that travelers are seeking quality, authenticity and genuine custom care…. EXPLORE ranks #3 in the world on Travel & Leisure’s 2011 “World’s Best” list for Tour Operators | Safari Outfitters! Our deepest thanks goes to the intrepid EXPLORE travelers who voted for us, our superb lodges and operators who deliver the experience, and the irreplaceable guides who…
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Jul 11, 2011

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2 for 1 ticket offer to South Africa with SAA! (Must book by July 15th)

SAA is offering 2 for 1 tickets to South Africa through July 15th (from $1899* RT)! Click the links below to book: TO JOHANESSBURG OR CAPE TOWN (from NY or Washington DC) TO DURBAN (from NY or Washington DC) SAA’s Terms and Conditions: *TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Fares include fuel surcharges and are valid on SAA operated flights from New York (JFK) or…
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