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Namibia’s New Luxury Lodges

A trip to Namibia uncovers upscale lodges amid an otherworldly landscape of red dunes, the canyons of Hoanib Valley, the brooding Skeleton Coast and beyond.

The Rich Wildlife of Namibia: A Photo Essay

Namibia may be known for its otherworldly landscapes and harsh conditions, but the wildlife -- elephant, giraffe and more -- have adapted and are a joy to see.

New Safari Lodge at Royal Malewane

Royal Malewane, long a favorite destination of Hideaway Report members, has been joined by an ultra-luxury lodge, The Farmstead, a short drive away.

Members' Choice 2018: Most Spectacular Wildlife Experience

Many of our recommended properties facilitate extraordinary wildlife experiences, but our members found these three to be the most unforgettable.

Singita Pamushana Lodge Gets a Stylish Upgrade

Singita Pamushana Lodge, a retreat in Zimbabwe's Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, has reopened after a redesign of both its shared spaces and suites.

Top 7 Safari Duffle Bags

Due to weight and size restrictions, soft-sided duffle bags are a must-have on safari flights. Here are 7 of our favorite duffle bags to take into the bush.

Singita's Founder on the Future of Wildlife in Africa

Luke Bailes, the founder of Singita, shares his thoughts on the future of Africa's wildlife and how to get engaged in Singita's conservation efforts.

Botswana’s Mombo Camp Reinvented

The main Mombo Camp and the nearby Little Mombo Camp are currently being rebuilt and are scheduled to reopen in early 2018.

The Art of Tracking With Boyd Varty

In this podcast, Boyd Varty, of Londolozi, talks with the author Patrick O'Shaughnessy about the history of the safari and how tracking has informed his life.

Talking Conservation With Mark Boyd of the Safari Collection

While in Kenya, we spoke with Mark Boyd, the community and conservation manager of the Safari Collection.

What to See on a Wildlife Safari

Big game sightings will complete your safari experience. Here is an overview of the animals you may see and the areas to in which to best view them.

Mastering the Fundamentals of Wildlife Photography

The photography studio manager at Londolozi Game Reserve, in South Africa, explains how to master the art of wildlife photography while on safari.

How to Choose an African Safari

A safari can be a luxurious week-long affair or a demanding monthlong excursion. Here's how to choose the best safari for you and your family.

How to Get the Best Wildlife Photos on Safari

Get the best wildlife photos on safari. The studio manager at Londolozi, in South Africa, discusses five essential pieces of gear for every safari-goer.

Our Editor's Safari Packing List

Follow in the footsteps of our editor-in-chief and pack what he does when he goes on safari. Here we have compiled his packing guide.

The American Safari

If you’re looking for a top-notch wildlife experience without the long international flight, consider some of these properties for your next American safari.

Tented Camp or Luxury Safari Lodge?

Safaris have changed a lot over the years. First-time travelers should ask themselves one question: "Just how comfortable do I want to be?"

Harper Classics in Namibia

The immense dunes at Sossusvlei are the largest in the world, and no trip to Namibia is complete without at least a glimpse of this astonishing landscape.

Zimbabwe's Singita Pamushana Lodge

For the past two decades, Singita properties in South Africa and Tanzania have set the standard for luxury wildlife lodges in Africa and around the world.

Rhino in Crisis

The Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve has succeeded in creating a local surplus of one of the world’s most critically endangered species, rhino.

Sabi Sand Update

Two of my favorite safari lodges have recently received major upgrades. Both are located in the Sabi Sand Reserve.

Video: Singita Pamushana Lodge, Zimbabwe

Enjoy this video of Andrew Harper's recent visit to Singita Pamushana Lodge in Zimbabwe, Africa.

Tiger Reserves: Ranthambore and Sher Bagh Camp

Andrew Harper discusses the famed Ranthambore National Park tiger reserves and points to hotels near the park, like the Sher Bagh safari-style camp.

Just Back From | South Africa & Mozambique

An Andrew Harper staff member shares details from his California destination wedding and subsequent honeymoon in South Africa and Mozambique.

Readers' Choice 2014: Top 20 Safari Lodges and Camps

Each year, we ask our readers to vote for the best safari lodges and camps in the world. From elephant camps to tiger reserves, take a look at our readers’ favorite lodges and camps.

Gearing Up: Safari

The right gear is essential for a fun and relaxing safari. Here are a few of my favorite items:

Where To Go, When: The Migration

The herds migrate to find fresh grazing, and their movements can be unpredictable.

Planning Your African Safari Tour

An extended safari will involve complex transfer arrangements; let the Andrew Harper Travel Office help.

Ngorongoro Crater

Part of the greater Serengeti ecosystem, the Ngorongoro Crater is deservedly famous.

Last Word: This Time, It’s Serious

I have been traveling to Africa for 30 years, and throughout that time, people have lamented the decline of the continent’s wildlife.

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