Trip Reviews

The Very Very Long Way Around Indeed

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. If Kahlil Gibran was still alive he might have been tempted to alter his quote when he opened his paper to...

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I lied to Leora Rothschild

Leora Rothschild is crazy busy. No really. I met her just over a year ago, right after she first asked me to start writing for Rothschild Safaris. She welcomed me into her beautiful home filled...

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Family Friendly Adventures

They say there are only two ways to travel: First Class or With Children. We beg to differ (we can be difficult like that). Nothing but the best will do for our traveling families. At...

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Leora Takes a Family Safari

One very cool side-effect of being African? You get invited to African weddings! And this year we spent a week on the wild coast of Transkei attending one of the most epic family weddings ever....

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The Secrets of Peru ~ by Caren Banks

A Rothschild Safaris Guide to Traveling to Peru {Our lovely Caren Banks recently traveled to Peru on a fact-finding mission. She returned with all the important ‘have to know’ tips.) Lima Most international flights arrive...

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Two wild dogs standing and looking into the distance

In the Land of the Elephants ~by Leora Rothschild

We all know someone who just has the gift of the gab and can sell ice to Inuits. This is not how we do it at Rothschild Safaris because the only reason I started selling...

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The Hippo Avoidance Strategy by Lynne Bolduc

Staying along the Zambezi River in Zambia at Chongwe River Camp offered the unique opportunity of canoeing. I simply had to try it. Right before sunset, my husband, Greg and I were taken by motorboat...

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Ethiopia. An Eternal Epiphany ~by Victoria Jewel

When I stepped off the plane in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia I had no idea what to expect. While I’ve been to southern and western Africa before, there’s something special about experiencing a country so unfamiliar...

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Yawning lion

How do you know your Dream Destination still has a Pulse?

This is what you will hear: 1. We have an office in Africa, America, and Australia. And staff who live in England and South America. 2. All our Travel Designers regularly travel to the properties...

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Two days in the Mother City by Melissa Hansen

They say you don’t need a holiday. You simply need Cape Town. Only, there is so much to do in the Mother City, I’m starting to think what you really need is a lifetime. Unfortunately,...

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Deeply meaningful thoughts in a jacuzzi, on a yacht by Ruthie Detwiler

Straddling the equator, about 600 miles from the mainland, the archipelago of the Galápagos Islands consists of about 19 islands (& tons of smaller islets) off the coast of Ecuador. You will therefore not be surprised...

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Doctor Mulilanji International Shoes Repair Plus Syphilis by Angie Voigt

I was sent right off the beaten path and given 10 glorious days to explore Zambia. This is what I found. Let’s put the cards on the table: I have fallen head-over-heels in love with...

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Chasing the Great Apes by Jessica Faith

I hit Ugandan ground at full speed with a drive across the heart of the country from the shores of Lake Victoria to the jungles of Kibale Forest on the Western edge. Every one of...

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Another side of Africa by Victoria Jewell

When I stepped off the plane in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia I had no idea what to expect. While I’ve been to southern and western Africa before, there’s something special about experiencing a country so unfamiliar...

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Hazy Days of Kruger Park by Elsabé Coetzee

A massive herd of elephants with babies welcomed us to the Timbavati en-route to Kambaku River Sands. It was an auspicious start to our Kruger self-drive trip. As we headed out on our first game...

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Behind the Safari – ISHMAEL MOGAMISI

As anyone who has been on safari in Africa knows – it’s the string of larger-than-life characters and unique personalities that make for the best safari experience. Our very own Angie recently had the good...

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Safari garden route Kwandwe Ecca

Southern Africa: 4 Places You Need to Visit Now

Every safari we here at Rothschild Safaris design is fully customized for every client. The safari camp your neighbors loved in Botswana may not be right for you. How do we know? We’ve been there....

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Things to do With Kids in Kenya (Besides Look at Animals!)

So we may be biased, but Africa is hands-down one of the best destinations to travel with kids. Ask any parent, and they will tell you that animals and kids are a great combination.  Kids...

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African lion in Masai Mara

Behind the scenes with the World Best safari operator!

Ever wondered what it takes to plan award winning safaris? Anyone who has ever been on safari with us in Africa will understand and appreciate the level of first hand knowledge, attention to detail and...

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Garden Route Grootbos Forest Lodge

Wild South Africa Getaway

South Africa is one of our favorite destinations of all time, and not only because this is where Leora Rothschild, the founder of Rothschild Safaris, was born and raised. South Africa is a totally unique...

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We’ve been there and done that!

Did you know that the Rothschild Safaris team spends a fair amount of time each and every year personally exploring destinations across Africa and beyond? When we make property and destination suggestions, you can be...

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Discovering Myanmar!

Earlier this year I had the amazing opportunity to spend a few fabulous weeks exploring Myanmar. We’ve assembled the best of the best experiences in our favorite Myanmar itinerary here, but I wanted to share...

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Trip Advisor: What You Need to Know

As consumers, we all love a good review. I diligently read through buyer reviews when shopping for shoes on Zappos, consult my Yelp app when looking for a great restaurant in a new city, and...

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From our travelers: A South Africa and Botswana Safari

Christine and Pip Gilmour recently returned from a Southern Africa Safari in South Africa and Botswana. How was your travel experience? I am stunned by all of you at Rothschild Safaris. Everything you put in...

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