Travel News

The Worst Refugee Crisis in the History of Latin America

Things that might make someone choose to travel by foot over 2,000 miles into uncertainty: A life’s savings depleted by hyperinflation. Essential food products are missing from the local shops. No medicine in your pharmacy...

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Disrupting African Food Myths – a RS Podcast

Nompumelelo Mqwebu is becoming a legend in her own time. She is feisty, determined and opinionated. We loved hearing where her passion originated and where her empire is heading to next. Listen to the Podcast...

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Namibia is having a moment

Pop quiz: Where would you go if you yearn for somewhere less populated than Namibia? Answer: Mongolia It’s true that Namibia boasts endless emptiness and extreme otherworldliness. There is something magical about riding along a...

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Big Five. Legends of our Time

In 1990 South Africa redesigned its Rand bank notes. Replacing royalty, explorers, and heads of state, the new money featured the heads of five distinctive animals known as ‘The Big Five’. The gold standard for...

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Hot off the Presses: Rothschild Safaris is Coming Out

Happiness, Freedom, Peace, Joy, Balance, Fulfillment Confidence, Stability, Passion… The most important things in life are like a Rolls-Royce or a Bentley. Everyone wants them but not everyone knows how to go about acquiring them....

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Out of Africa

The Devil and Ms Dinesen

In Out of Africa, movie Karen, Baroness Blixen, is cast as a European settler who forces her culture and will on the native people. Instead, Denys Finch Hatton appropriates the real Karen, Baroness Blixen’s, compassion...

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You don’t Have to be a Woman to Save Gorillas {but apparently it helps}

On the 24th of September 1967 a ‘racist, alcoholic’* woman who, by most accounts, was not very easy to like, pitched two tents in a remote rainforest of the Ruhengeri Province of Rwanda. She called...

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This Rothschild Business

Chances are you have followed a trail of breadcrumbs to these words. It usually starts with a comment (generally quite sensational) on our social media. We try to explain. Deny. Educate. But social media isn’t...

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Have your cake, but eat it with a Giraffe.

Set the poor Giraffes free!!! Why are these Giraffes held captive? These cries for help are a testament to the caliber of fan that Rothschild Safaris attract. Any of our social media posts featuring Giraffe...

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Bitcoins are like Tulips

Jamie Dimon, the boss of JPMorgan recently compared the astronomic rise of Bitcoin to the Dutch ‘tulip mania’ of the 17th Century. ‘There is nothing to support Bitcoin except the hope that you will sell...

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New art museum in Cape Town South Africa

First African Contemporary Art Museum Opens in Cape Town

Rothschild Safaris has been watching with interest as Jochen Zeitz (former Puma Chief Executive) has been creating the first African Contemporary Art Museum, located in Cape Town, South Africa. This weekend (September 22-25, 2017) saw...

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World Rhino Day 2017 – September 22

Today being World Rhino Day, Rothschild Safaris would like to acknowledge and thank our friends at The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy for all the amazing conservation it does, but today in particular:  For four years on...

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Malawi’s Wildlife is Thriving!

Malawi is often referred to as “the warm heart of Africa.” This relatively small country located in the center of Southern Africa is known for calm, lovely people and a relaxed atmosphere. While Lake Malawi...

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Botswana’s Savute Channel – Savage Kingdom

National Geographic recently launched a new mini-series called “Savage Kingdom.” This series aims to tell the timeless story of predators versus prey and the everyday battle of life and death on the African savannah. It’s high...

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What it takes to be the World’s Best

Our team was incredibly humbled and excited to be named the #1 World’s Best Safari Outfitter by venerable travel publication Travel + Leisure magazine. Each year, the editorial staff come up with their list of top...

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Botswana travel in green season (elephant)

Reasons to visit Botswana During the Rainy Season

When beginning to plan a safari in Africa, many of our travelers are curious to know about the weather and the pros and cons of booking a Botswana Safari during rainy season. Across Africa, there are...

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Private Safari Guides

If there is one thing that sets us apart from other Africa safari operators, it’s the quality of our safari guides. As anyone who has been on safari knows, the quality of the guiding can...

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Behind the Safari – Hannes Kruger

We recently had a chance to sit down and chat with our friend Hannes Kruger, the General Manager at Madikwe Hills in South Africa. We loved hearing about his favorite part of the job; watching how people...

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Presenting Zambia’s Newest Lodge

We’re very excited about the opening of Zambia’s King Lewanika Lodge in April 2017 for a number of reasons. Firstly, Lewanika will be the only permanent lodge in the Zambia’s Liuwa Plain National Park! In addition to...

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Behind the Safaris – Jamie Gaymer

Anyone who would pick up, start running, and complete an ultra marathon is, as you can imagine, quite dedicated. So it’s no surprise then, upon meeting Jamie Gaymer, the head of Conservation at Ol Jogi...

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Top Ten Travel Experiences for 2017!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As the New Year approaches and we look back on an adventurous 2016, our team recently sat down to identify what destinations we’re most excited about and...

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NOW Easier Than Ever to Combine Rwanda and Serengeti

Trekking in the lush mountains of Rwanda to spend time with a family of endangered mountain gorillas is high on the bucket list of many adventure travelers and wildlife lovers. To get here, you must...

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Once in a Lifetime Bhutan

Here at Rothschild Safaris, we’re all excited about Bhutan right now. Why? This beautiful country offers travelers an opportunity to take a step back in time, coming face-to-face with ancient culture and a mystical, etherial...

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Viewing the Great migration from a hot air balloon safari

The Great Wildebeest Migration – Where and When!

The Great Wildebeest Migration is, without a doubt, one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in the world. Travelers often call us, wanting to witness the migration, and ask “what time of year does the migration...

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