Africa's Guinness World Records #2

    By 18600845351 | April 29, 2016

    Africa's Guinness World Records #2 World’s Highest Commercial Bungy Bridge Africa is an extraordinary continent. It’s uniqueness is due to its vast range of natural terrains to explore, culture to experience, and activities to participate in. Africa is a place full of life and adrenaline and traveling to this continent opens up a new world of discovery, learning and pushing your personal boundaries. The perfect way to push your personal boundaries is a daring a… … Read More »

    Elephants of Chobe - Faye Anderson Blog #2

    By Cameron | April 25, 2016

    Elephants of Chobe - Faye Anderson Blog #2 I recently went on game drive in Chobe National Park. The group that we met the night before mentioned that they had seen lots of Elephants. While they were discussing this, I couldn’t help but think, “that’s nice but I hope we see more than you guys”. Let’s be honest, isn’t this how most of us feel at times when someone says they saw something great, especially… … Read More »

    Earth Day 2016

    By 18600845351 | April 22, 2016

    Earth Day  Our planet is simply amazing. Observed from outer space, it could be seen as one big, magnificent machine. With an incredibly complex and vibrant ecosystem, our planet creates the perfect environment to create the ideal conditions for life. We truly have it all and it's perfect. However, its in trouble. Our amazing planet doesn’t exactly have a birthday, which brings us to Earth Day. Every year on April 22, more than 193 countries around… … Read More »

    Africa’s Guinness World Records #1

    By 18600845351 | April 18, 2016

    Africa’s Guinness World Records #1 Africa is a diverse continent renowned for its great landscapes, lovely sunny weather, and glorious wildlife. Each country has its own characteristics and must-see highlights. You are able to travel from large rain-forests, to dry deserts, and impressive world cities. Many of the countries have one thing in common and that is that they all hold a place in the Guinness World Records Book. Did you for instance know that… … Read More »

    Addicted to Africa - Faye Anderson Blog

    By Faye Anderson | April 15, 2016

    Addicted to Africa - Faye Anderson Blog We recently introduced Faye Anderson in a blog, celebrating her 10th Nomad Tour, in the meantime she has taken on a much more hands on role and has diarised all her experiences to inspire and intrigue any future Nomads who want to discover the many wonders of Africa. We'll be sharing a blog every week, be sure to keep an eye out for them. I embarked on my first… … Read More »

    A true adventure in the heart of Africa!

    By Cameron | March 29, 2016

    A true adventure in the heart of Africa! Chemone Carpenter is part of our Sales Team and will have been with Nomad for 9 years this coming November. She recently went on an expedition into the heart of Africa to visit the mountain Gorillas of Uganda - This is her story. Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries that I have had the pleasure of visiting. The culture, the vegetation, the climate and the ease… … Read More »

    A visit to Al Noor Orphanage Centre

    By Cameron | March 24, 2016

    A visit to Al Noor Orphanage Centre Easter is a time of year when we get together with our families, go away for the long weekend and enjoy good food, great company and all the love and happiness that goes with it. However, there are millions of children who aren't as lucky, but one of the many benefits of working for Nomad Tours is being able to give back, so on our last working day… … Read More »

    Weak Exchange Rate = Your dream Holiday!

    By Cameron | January 14, 2016

    Weak Exchange Rate = Your dream Holiday! While the fluctuating exchange rate might be a nightmare for anyone in South Africa, it certainly holds strong advantages for our International travellers hoping to see Africa for the first time; or that long promised returning visit. At this stage you can book Nomad Operated Tours at near 2008 prices. We did the maths! In 2008, the average EUR/ZAR Exchange rate was ZAR12.04 for 1 Euro. An accommodated… … Read More »

    Weird and Wonderful #5 - Elephant Shrew

    By Cameron | December 29, 2015

    Weird and Wonderful #5 - Elephant Shrew Now have a look at these little fellows... These tiny mammals get their name from their snout, which at first glance, resembles the trunk of an elephant. The four species of giant elephant shrew prefer to live in forests, closed-canopy woodlands, and thickets, usually with a floor densely covered by leaf litter. The checkered elephant shrew is found in Central Africa; the golden-rumped elephant shrew is endemic to Kenya;… … Read More »

    Weird and Wonderful # 4 - The Shoebill Stork

    By Cameron | December 10, 2015

    Weird and Wonderful # 4 - The Shoebill Stork This prehistoric, menacing looking bird is the Shoebill or Shoebill Stork. Although it has a somewhat stork-like overall form and has previously been classified in the order Ciconiiformes, their true affiliation with other living birds is ambiguous. [gallery ids="21909,21910,21911,21912,21913,21915,21906,21907"]   They can be found living in tropical east Africa, in large swamps from Sudan to Zambia. The adult is mainly grey while the juveniles are browner. The… … Read More »