Africa Blog Posts

June 14, 2019

Looking Back on a Family Safari for Father’s Day

Exploring lands half a world away and searching for creatures you’ve never seen before – can you imagine a better bonding experience? Safaris embody the spirit of adventure and prompt thousands of teachable moments about wildlife, food, culture and more. Gregg Pokraka, a father of two boys, told us, “there is no greater gift than…

April 4, 2019

2019’s Best Family Travel Destination: Morocco

This year Thomson Family Adventures chose Morocco as its feature destination simply because it is an awesome place to take the whole family. About the size of California, this kingdom in Northern Africa may just steal your heart with its mountains, desert and 1,100 miles of coastline. You don’t want to miss it. First, can…

December 20, 2018

Do You Need to Choose? Tanzania vs. South Africa

With more than 20 percent of Earth’s land mass, Africa is the second-largest continent in the world and home to 54 countries. (History and geography buffs, look here for the list and why that number is often disputed). It makes sense each country should have a different feel and experience, and indeed they do. Most…

October 18, 2018

Our Favorite Family Safari Photos

Close encounters with giraffes, stunning panoramas of Ngorongoro Crater, family photos in front of the Land Rover – a thousand words can’t describe a family safari well enough, so we’d like to try something different. With 20 years of safari trips under our belt, we’ve had a lot of time to collect pictures. See what…

October 9, 2018

Why Visiting Morocco With Kids Is a Great Idea

There is an opportunity to learn at every turn! Visiting Morocco with kids is full of new discoveries for kids and adults alike. Whether its hearing about the origins of the national drink, Mint Green Tea, or the culture of the native Berber people, there is no end to what can be learned in this…