African Elephant Habitat Is No Accident (Essential Role of Elephants in the Ecosystem)

African elephants walking down a dirt road, showcasing their essential role in the ecosystem.

One of our favorite activities in Africa is to watch elephants in the wild.  Anywhere, anytime!  They are such intelligent caring creatures.  And the babies are fun to watch.  One of the most surprising things about elephants is the role they play in creating the ecosystems they call home. Elephants play an important role in … Read more

What is the Cost of a Safari in Kruger National Park? (Self-Drive is Our First Choice!)

Elephant family drinking water with their trunks

One of our favorite places on the entire planet is Kruger National Park.  Every time we go, we feel like we’ve been transported to a wildlife paradise.  Kruger is a top safari destination noted for easy access, budget friendliness, and some of the greatest diversity of wildlife available in Africa. In our experience, one of … Read more