Travel Guide

How to be a Culturally Conscious Traveler… and Enjoy your Safari More.

Are you a little weary of hearing about yet another ‘Bucket List’?   We understand. Because travel has evolved from just ticking sightseeing experiences or eating an exotic delicacy on a list.   Today, all journeys must be enriching.  Rewarding.  Fulfilling.   They must stir...

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How to Play Golf on Holiday and Live to Tell the Tale

We don’t speak golf… as a sport. But when it comes to enjoying your favorite hobby on Safari, we are perfectly fluent. Did you know Africa features an excellent 828 golf courses in 50 countries?...

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Packing for Safari

Who packs the bags for the next Safari in your family? You know we are a company run by a herd of matriarchs and we have packing for children and women down to a fine...

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Reviewing the Airlines of the World

In a data-driven world, it is increasingly possible to divine which airlines are worth flying Our most important criteria might differ (cheapest, most reliable, best entertainment) but it is difficult not to develop some loyalty...

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A side of Yak Butter Tea and the Yeti!

On Safari is where you go if you believe that miracles can happen, Bhutan is where you go if you still believe in fairy tales. A place where you can find a dancer with a...

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Incredible Train Journeys around the World

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” Ursula K. Le Guin If this is a sentiment that resonates with you, then you were made for...

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Happy Birthday Rovos Rail!

It is the most luxurious train in the world. And on the day that Rovos Rail turns 30 years old, we meet  Tiffany Vos-Thane. Daughter of the African railway entrepreneur Rohan Vos, Tiffany tells us...

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The Perfect Family Safari Destination

Dinosaurs, gauchos, skiing, climbing and some of the most intriguing living creatures on our planet. South America and families go together like Paddington Bear and marmalade. Whether your family has a streak of adventure running...

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Coffee and Latin America’s Sunny Disposition

If humanity runs on coffee… All we really need is South America. Because that is where most of our beans hail from. Having said that – as any aficionado will know, not all coffee farms...

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Our Woman in Peru

Today we are visiting the Cradle of the Potato. Caren Banks is a travel legend in her own time. Born in Paris there is hardly a corner of earth she has not seen with her...

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The Shining Heart of Cape Town

Pam McOnie arrives for our Podcast recording in clothes chosen to match the last meal she had. Bright colors and peacock earrings to honor Indian culture. You immediately suspect that most of the decisions in...

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I have a Special Diet, can I go on Safari?

Look. Listen. We feel your inconvenience when you travel with food allergies or follow a unique diet. Whether you eat the way you do for medical, religious, ethical reasons… or merely have particular preferences (I...

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The Rothschild Safaris Food Guide to the World {less traveled}

How to Know the Best Local Food When You Travel. There are few better ways to learn about a culture than to join the people of a country at their table. Unfortunately for the modern...

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Safari Planning Check List & Cheat Sheet

It is time to plan your Safari. Start with these six steps, then make sure you can tick everything on our checklist. This is what you want to read if you have questions about how...

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How to Know Which Part of Africa is Made for You

Africa is like a delicious pie. You know you will like it. The only question is where to dig in. Every part of the continent has so much to offer anyone keen for adventure and...

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The Little Secrets that are Big in Morocco by Tanaya Lambert

Morocco is a country where much pleasure can be found in the little moments… In the small experiences those in the know will indulge in when they are not traveling and adventuring. These are the...

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With Gorillas in the Mist

You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla African Proverb The shy Mountain gorillas have never survived in captivity. They all live in only three countries; Rwanda, Uganda and the...

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Rothschild Safaris World Festival Calendar – Free Download

Let’s add a little culture and a lot of new experiences to your next trip… anywhere you may wander. or You might also like: The Most Incredible African Festivals you will have to See to...

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19 African Festivals you have to See for Yourself

Throughout the vast continent of Africa, a toothy grin, a mischievous giggle, and a joyous dance are only ever a moment away. Festivals are a way to stay connected to culture. It is a way...

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The Best Festivals in South America

Quick. Think of South America. And just like that we have most probably filled your head with exotic colors and sounds and aromas. Because South America is quite frankly a little extra when it comes...

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What you should Know before You go on Safari

You have a departure date and your Safari to Africa is looming deliciously large. Excitement is building as you prepare to experience all the beautiful extremes of the continent… But you might also be a...

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Stories in Art and Lemon Myrtle Blessings

It is so tempting to think of Rebecca Sullivan and Damien Coulthard as the faces of Australia’s future. But that would be dismissive of their deep and respectful love for Australia’s past. Listen to our...

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The World’s Finest Wilderness

The Great Barrier Reef is 25 million years old. And it is also in deep trouble. Luckily we don’t have to stop traveling to the Great Barrier Reef to protect it, but more about that...

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Romancing the Waterfall

The story we are about to tell you is shrouded in the mists of time. Which is where Rothschild Safaris come in. We love illuminating extraordinary corners of Africa that no-one else knows about. Our...

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