Through poaching and civil wars, gorillas have needed to survive and recent conservation and tourism efforts are now reaping the rewards.
True sustainability lays within understanding how, when and where to travel.
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”
February 27th is a day to celebrate all things polar bears, and why not?! Polar Bears are a fascinating species, they’re not something you see everyday and yet are mesmerising to watch through documentaries or viewing them in their natural habitat. Whilst polar bears are indeed beautiful, they are at risk from climate change andContinue reading “Happy Polar Bear Day”
Creating sustainable adventures that positively impact our planet Better Safaris are thrilled to officially unveil our World Escapes This unique collection of sustainable world adventures, falls into Better Safaris’ philosophy of sustainability, conservation and importantly, pushing boundaries within the travel sector in striving for better. For too long, we feel that travelling has been aContinue reading “Welcome to our World Escapes”
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”
After all, Gene Kelly already sang in the rain, so imagine how good a safari is in the rain? In all likelihood, you won’t get rained on, but a safari during green season is Africa’s best kept secret. We often see rain as bad, not wishing to get ourselves or our belongings wet, misinterpreting theContinue reading “A Little Rain Never Hurt: Green Season Safaris”
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?”
Escaping into nature can cure one’s tiredness, reinvigorate, educate and forge strong couple or family bonds A private safari may not be the first thing that comes to your mind, but escaping into nature can be a more personal, cherished experience than you can imagine. Offering an opportunity to set your own schedule, whilst ensuringContinue reading “Sunday Safari: A Private Affair”
Words like sustainability, ethical and conservation can often be used by companies to “green wash” their true agenda’s Make no mistake, it can be a difficult task to understand which travel company to book with, which foods to buy and which service company to support. So it’s vital that as consumers of any product orContinue reading “What Makes Us Ethical?”