Posts by Marcus Brain
Meet our Managing Director Marcus Brain.
Guess Who's Turning 10?!
In celebration of a decade of creating unforgettable African travel memories, Safari365 is giving away an incredible 10-day safari valued at more than $10,000.
Exploring the Cape's Wild West Coast
Explore South Africa's rugged West Coast - an untouched region of stunning beauty.
Touwsberg Nature Reserve interview
There’s a new nature reserve on the block. We found out more from the owner.
Chobe River birding season
: In Botswana, you can never lose. If African fish eagles, raptors, and jacanas get your heart racing, then you have no choice but to make the Chobe River your next birding retreat.
A beautiful day at Boschendal Wine Estate
The culture and history is echoed through the wines and buildings – even the cobblestones have a story to tell. Here’s a typical day at the esteemed Boschendal Wine Estate.
Tanzania: Live Instagram Safari
Here’s a full recap of our live Instagram safari of Tanzania!
EXCLUSIVE: Guests send Tanzania Adventure Video
Our guests have sent us an amazing Tanzania adventure video…
African Adventures: Top MTB stage races
When it comes to African adventures, South African MTB stage races hits the spot. From sweeping mountains to the rumbling coastline, it’s no wonder avid cycling enthusiasts are flocking to the country.
Top Tanzania Safari Highlights
Our 5 must-experience Tanzania safari highlights peers into the intimate moments that have inspired many with a deep appreciation for Africa and the matchless beauty it offers.
Romantic Serengeti Lodges in Tanzania
Forget about the placid waters of Venice and the tried and tested Greek Islands, Tanzania’s Serengeti breaks the mold when it comes to exceeding romantic expectations. Our choice of top romantic Serengeti lodges provides us with what we all look for when we fall in love – the opportunity to…
Tanzanian Tourism takes on the world
Tanzanian tourism is set for a massive re-brand. According to authorities, the campaign will focus on Tanzania as leading East African destination as well as sustainability and wildlife preservation. All of which means, that as travelers, we can all look forward to inspiring messages and new visuals rolling out in…
Want to visit Victoria Falls? You need to know about the UNIVISA
So you want to visit Victoria Falls. But from which side do you want to experience it – Zimbabwe or Zambia? The decision might soon be a thing of the past. As of last year (November 28) it was announced that certain nationalities will be able to purchase the new…
Kruger Park’s new gem: Simbavati Hilltop Lodge
When it comes to lodges in Kruger, your list of options are as wide and endless as the views on offer. And the newly introduced Simbavati Hilltop Lodge doesn’t make it any easier. Situated in the unfenced and world renowned Timbavati Private Game Reserve (home of the white lion), Hilltop…
Here’s why Cape Canopy tours is the Mother City’s number 1 adventure activity
Cape Town is no doubt a destination for sophisticated travelers, foodies and arts and culture enthusiasts. But beneath its luxurious creative veneer is the great spirit of adventure. One that Cape Canopy tours is satisfying several hundred meters above the ground whilst flying through the heavens of Elgin’s scenic apple…
Ebola Update: Can I safely travel to Africa?
Ebola Update : Can I safely travel to East Africa? Can I safely travel to Southern Africa ? The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has predominantly affected Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. There has however been a level of anxiety for travelers looking to visit Africa; and misconceptions about…
As residents of the awe-inspiring continent of Africa, we are heartbroken about the presence of the disease Ebola. This is a very real and present danger to the delicate balance of world health. We eagerly await the day when all traces of this virus have been eradicated. However, there is…
Out of Office: Safari365 Annual Team Building Event
As a tourism business that specializes in promoting the best of Southern or East Africa, we have an added advantage when deciding where to spend our annual team-building event .. we are slightly more colorful than a team of accountants, and hopefully slightly less than a travelling circus…
The State of the South African Rand
The state of the South African Rand makes tourist visits to South Africa cheaper - read here for the full blog
Cape Town named top destination for 2014
The City of Cape Town has just recently been titled by notable newspapers, The New York Times and The Guardian, as the top destination in the world to visit in 2014.
Circling the Great Migration
The survival of the fittest spectacle, the annual Great Migration, has been described as the “seventh wonder of the modern world.” The ocean of migrating ungulates takes place on the Serengeti Mara Ecosystem, which is made up by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in the south (the Serengeti National Park) and…
Tswalu Kalahari – A Place for Rejuvenation
Tswalu, meaning " New beginning" is an apt name for this expansive part of the Northern Cape. Read our account of the Safari365 visit to Tswalu and discover this Kalahari gem.