By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Our Planet, a brand-new wildlife documentary from Netflix, highlights the many astonishing wonders of our majestic natural world. Narrated by the brilliant Sir David Attenborough, Our Planet takes a close look at how humans are negatively impacting our fragile ecosystems. The documentary asks its viewers to take a step back and critically evaluate the individual impact they have and what should be done to protect these vital wildlife areas and ecosystems.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager This secluded area of the eastern Serengeti is a haven for big cats, and especially cheetah. For 20 years, the grasslands surrounding Namiri Plains were closed off to people and tourism, this was done to encourage and support the growth of declining cheetah populations. This decisive action led to the plains now being known as a haven for cheetah. These fast felines roam the plains freely and are thriving.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Relics of Namiri Plains Later this year, Namiri Plains will be relaunching. The brand new camp is situated in the semi-arid and remote eastern Serengeti, set along the Ngare Nanyuki River – an area that offers an uncrowded experience.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Olduvai Gorge is one of the most important fossil sites in the world. Because of this, it forms part of a World Heritage Site and continues to reveal an immense amount of information regarding our past, insights into our hominin ancestors, and a way to understand how many of these species used to live.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager The 20th of March is celebrated as the International Day of Happiness. The theme for this year is “Happier Together” and focuses on what we all have in common instead of looking to things that divide us. In saying this, we’ve decided to share some images with you that have brought a smile to our faces and have reinforced something we’ve known all along – a safari with Asilia is guaranteed to bring you happiness and joy!
By Epimark Lastone – Tanzanian Positive Impact Co-ordinator In this blog post, Epimark Lastone, our Tanzanian Positive Impact Co-ordinator provides more insight into our vegetable gardens in the Northern Serengeti and Rubondo Island.
By Ryan Weakley – Group Chef Trainer Planning a trip abroad is always an exhilarating and exciting experience, with the chance of trying out new and intriguing flavors from a foreign land. If you’re traveling with special eating requirements, there may be a bit of added stress when it comes to trying out new cuisines. You can be assured that every Asilia meal is prepared with the greatest care, and when it comes to special requirements, we’re able to cater to most dietary needs. Food allergies or intolerances, specific dietary observances, or even if you’re a self-proclaimed picky eater – we’ll ensure your needs are met so you can focus on having the best time on safari.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager When one dreams of a safari in East Africa, visions of lion hunting zebra, action-packed game drives, and the sounds and smells of being surrounded by nature come to mind. There are so many aspects of a safari that are easy to think of, however, there are other activities which await you once you join us in camp.
By Zintle Tsholoba – Discover Africa Group Here are 10 things you may or may not have known about this iconic piece of the African legacy.
By Anwynn Louw – Digital Marketing Assistant When planning a beach getaway – most people are happy to laze by the pool all day, catching a tan and keeping cool by the pool. However, there are those who look for an adventure-filled beach vacation – or those who like a nice combination of the two! Let us show you how to experience Zanzibar in the most action-packed, and relaxing, way possible.