Safari

Africa's Top Safari Countries

Marc Harris | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Harris

Competition is a great thing but it brings with it an important question - where is best to take your safari? To make the choice easier, we think each country has carved out its own niche.

Watch This Bad-Ass Porcupine Fight Off 17 Lions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Comedy

We're not just about the LOLZ here at HuffPost UK Comedy. Oh, no. We're also about the The Animal Kingdom's Most Amazing Moments. And this one's...

Lion Hunts Prey While Wearing A GoPro

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

Now we've all seen nature documentaries that have tried to get up close and personal with wildlife but honestly, none of them can compete with this. ...

Searching For an Affordable Safari in Africa

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

One way to find yourself a cheap way of going on safari is to head to Africa in the quiet season and take advantage of deals that are being offered. Safari companies often offer last minute deals and ways of enticing people into off-season trips, so if you can be flexible it's a great way of not breaking the bank and still enjoying this incredible travel experience.

Watch The Terrifying Moment A Group Of Hikers Came Face-To-Face With An Elephant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Picture the scene. You're taking part in a walking safari through Kruger National Park, South Africa. Suddenly, an elephant approaches. And then stops...

Cheerleader Hunter Has Gory Facebook Hunting Pics Pulled

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK

Facebook has taken down gory safari hunting snaps posted by a teenage cheerleader that appalled hundreds of thousands of people. Close to 330,000 p...

Baby Elephant Washed Away In River, Mum Comes To The Rescue

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK

Crossing a fast-flowing river in the Kicheche Laikipia resort in Kenya, this little fella got into a bit of trouble when the current proved too much. ...

This One Avoidable Flaw With Social Media Is Killing Rhinos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Tech

Rhinos are ridiculously endangered. There are less than 30,000 in the wild, down form 500,000 in 1900. And there's little good news on the horizon: de...

Longleat Safari Fire Mother Tells Of Fire/Lions 'Dilemma'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK

As a mother it's certainly up there with one of the hardest decisions to make - burn to death with your two children or get devoured by lions... Lu...

Planet Appetite: Zooming Around Zimbabwe - More Than Just Safari

Rupert Parker | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Most tourists who visit Zimbabwe never get further than Victoria Falls, but breathtaking game reserves, monumental ruins and the sheer warmth of the people, mean that it's worth exploring further.

We Have Our Own Talk

Joanna Eede | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK
Joanna Eede

Towards the end of World War One, the German army had become adept at decoding the Allied Forces' radio codes. To avoid the enemy 'listening in', the ...

British Teacher's Terror At Elephant Attack

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A teacher who suffered a serious leg injury when an elephant tore through her car in South Africa has told how she desperately tried to drive away. ...

Google Loses High Court Bid To Stop 'Secret Tracking' Legal Action

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Google has lost its High Court bid to block a breach of privacy legal action launched against it in the UK by a group of British internet users. Th...

Djala's Homecoming and the Way Ahead for Conservation

Damian Aspinall | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK
Damian Aspinall

A few months ago a magnificent silverback gorilla called Djala took his first footsteps back on African soil 30 years after his family was massacred by hunters... The infant Djala was found tortured, starving, chained and close to death by conservationists. He was helicoptered out of the jungle - HIS homeland - and taken on a life changing journey...

'You Can Be A Hunter & A Conservationist At The Same Time': Extreme Huntresses Speak Out

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

Two professional female hunters have spoken of their lust for the blood sport and insist they are conservationists at heart. Former beauty queen O...

What A Hunt! Melissa Bachman Sparks Fury After Posing Dead Lion (GRAPHIC PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Animal lovers are up in arms after a woman describing herself as a "hardcore huntress" posted images of herself holding a rifle and beaming as she pos...

A Night in the Desert

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

Sleeping on sand dunes under the stars may sound romantic, but I can reveal that it was probably the worst sleep I have ever experienced...

Sickness, Travel and Work

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

I've been pretty ill with possibly a mild version of dengue fever, which is caused by mosquitoes, last week, so I missed a fair bit of work and slept practically all day, every day!

How Easy Is It For Someone To Steal Your Password If You Use Chrome?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Tech

Veiwing this using Chrome? You might want to switch to Safari or Firefox after reading this. Software developer, Elliott Kember, has called into qu...

Google and Apple Set the Stage for Desktop Push Alerts

Garrett Goodman | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech
Garrett Goodman

Push alerts are an essential tool for many news organizations to keep readers using their mobile apps regularly. There's a huge opportunity to use push alerts on the desktop too, and incoming updates from Apple and Google will make these notifications even more powerful.

WATCH: It's Behind You!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Things you would like to see on a safari, no.4: A giraffe. Things you wouldn't like to see on a safari, no.2: A giraffe chasing you. "After an a...

No Regrets? Travel Experiences of a Lifetime

Stephen M. Baker | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen M. Baker

I'm certainly not complaining as I always have a fantastic time whilst away but this year I'd like less of a holiday and instead experience something entirely new. So here's my list of top travel experiences that I've got my eye on - what would be on yours?

Why You Should Visit Africa During the Rainy Season

Mark Hodson | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

Imagine going on an expensive safari only to find you've landed in the rainy season. Not a good result, you might think. But in southern Africa it could be a smart idea.

The South Africa Diaries - Part I

June Sun | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
June Sun

Safari, for me, was by equal measures amazing and surreal. But there was nothing out of the ordinary safari story - until our last night. We went on a night drive in the hopes of seeing some of the night cats out hunting, but to no avail.

Planet Appetite: Sustainable and Responsible Tourism in South Africa - Safari Plus in KwaZulu-Natal

Rupert Parker | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

South Africa is now focusing on responsible and sustainable tourism, particularly for its safaris. It's the first destination in the world to offer "Fair Trade for Tourism".