red oxpecker cleaning giraffe's mouth

Symbiotic Holiday Symbols

Have you ever seen a rhino in a yoga class? Odds are you haven’t. This is not because the animal doesn’t enjoy a healthy lifestyle, it’s simply because they’re huge and not all that flexible.
Cape Buffalo on African Safari

What Makes The Big Five The Big Five?

The term “Big Five” was first used by African big game hunters. These hunters did not create the term due to a specific animal’s size or rarity.
red colobus monkey in Jozani Forest Zanzibar

Red Colobus Monkey

There’s Cute, and then There’s… Colobus cute! It could very well be one of the cutest monkeys on the planet. The Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey is endemic to Unguja, or, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago.
the right backpack for kilimanjaro trek

How To Choose The Right Backpack for a Kilimanjaro Trek

A backpack is definitely needed every single day for the entire 19,364 feet. The best pack capacity for a Kilimanjaro trek is between 35 to 40 liters.

How To Choose a Sleeping Bag for a Kilimanjaro Trek?

Packing the correct sleeping bag is of vital importance on a Kilimanjaro climb. Trekkers will need a bag that can withstand changing temperatures and conditions.
trekkers using trekking poles on the kilimanjaro summit

Hiking Poles on Kilimanjaro

Although a journey of a lifetime, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is no easy task. Of course, you can do it; but, your body might get a little weary along the way. Not to fret though. Simply grab some hiking poles to aid in your ascent.