World Wildlife Day: Connect With Nature

With so many things in common, why are we so disconnected with the natural world? Many people talk of reaching a common ground, a mutual understanding, but when it comes to nature, humans are so far away from reaching this understanding with nature that it results in the abuse and enslaving nature. Beyond watching theContinue reading “World Wildlife Day: Connect With Nature”

The Ethics of Safaris

A safari is sacred. It shouldn’t be a zoo. This is our honest opinion. Yet too often we are faced with the challenge of making any product on the market “affordable”. When it comes to nature, this can be the wrong approach with great risk to wildlife and nature that we claim to wish toContinue reading “The Ethics of Safaris”

Why Do We Travel Anyway?

Infusing our personal ethics into how we travel What’s missing from this definition of ‘travel’? : to go on a trip or journey : to go to a place: to go through or over (a place) during a trip or journey: to move from one place to another Sustainability?Conservation?Ethics?Climate Change? We often miss the obvious,Continue reading “Why Do We Travel Anyway?”

How Eco Tourism Contributes to Local Healthcare & Education

Travel should not purely be about oneself, but about the impact of your travel Here at Better Safaris, we don’t believe in travelling for travelling sake, but about how we travel to more positively impact our world, ethically, responsibly and sustainably. One dimension to our travel is by ensuring that an impact is made withinContinue reading “How Eco Tourism Contributes to Local Healthcare & Education”

What’s the Deal? Elephants and Conservation

Saving animals is no mean feat in the wilds of Africa We all love elephants, don’t we? Of course we do. We’ve travelled far as a species, from when it was “acceptable” to naively support elephants exploited in brutally cruel circuses, to ensuring their survival in the wild. The general public have become far moreContinue reading “What’s the Deal? Elephants and Conservation”