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Victoria Falls In Full Flow

Paul Campbell - May 13, 2020

In a timely reminder that nothing lasts forever, reports from Zimbabwe and Zambia are showing that Victoria Falls has staged an epic recovery and are now in full flow just a few months after widespread reporting that the waters were at a historically low levels due to seasonal drought. In December of last year, stories […] Read More

Is Zambia A Good Choice For Your First Safari? Yes!

Paul Campbell - November 2, 2017

We have long heard various people saying that Zambia is ideal for safari connoisseurs and people on their third or fourth safari, whilst South Africa and Kenya are often cited as being the best option for first timers.  But is there any reason why Zambia would not work for someone on their first safari? We […] Read More

Perfect Places to Pop the Question

Paul Campbell - February 14, 2016

The thing about getting hitched these days is that the bar has been set pretty damn high and, let’s face it, getting down on one knee during dinner at your local restaurant just isn’t going to cut it anymore. Now we may be a teeny bit biased here (okay, very biased) but when it comes […] Read More

The Travel Butlers Top Ten of … Reasons to Go To Africa Soon

Tracey Campbell - June 10, 2015

Can you believe we are half-way through the year already – it seems like only yesterday I was hanging my stocking out for Santa! So with 2015 well under way, and 2016 rapidly approaching, now might be the time to tick a few things off your Africa bucket list. Reason 1 to Go To Africa […] Read More

South Africa Relax Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirements

Tracey Campbell - February 6, 2015

It has been a good week for Zambia tourism! On Saturday, following the World Health Assembly on Friday in Geneva, the South African Department of Health agreed to lift the yellow fever vaccination requirement for travellers entering South Africa from Zambia. The new ruling was effective immediately. This decision came after the World Health Organisation […] Read More

UNIVISA Launched Today

Tracey Campbell - November 28, 2014

Today, Friday 28th November, sees the launch of the new tourist Kavango Zambezi Trans-Frontier Conservation Area (KAZA) UNIVISA – but let’s just call it the UNIVISA for ease! I must say, the team at Travel Butlers are very excited about this. The UNIVISA is a comon tourist visa, which during its pilot launch (lasting 6 […] Read More

Travel Butlers’ Top 5 Travel Destinations For 2014

Paul Campbell - December 31, 2013

Every nook and cranny of Africa is packed with magic, from coast to coast and corner to corner. It’s totally timeless and full of eye-opening, heart-warming surprises at every turn. On safari in Africa, you’ll be a tiny presence in a land that’s larger than life, dwarfed by vast plains, mist-shrouded mountains, thundering falls and […] Read More

Devil’s Pool – so not for the faint-hearted!

Tracey Campbell - August 14, 2013

Hot off the press – the Devil’s Pool at Livingstone Island, Victoria Falls will be ‘open for business’ from Friday 16th August. The ultimate infinity pool, the Devil’s Pool is a natural pool formation that teeters right on the very edge of the Victoria Falls.  Just a small submerged rock wall below the water surface […] Read More

Construction Work at Victoria Falls Airport (VFA)

Paul Campbell - April 25, 2013

We have just heard that there will some renovation work taking place at Victoria Falls Airport (VFA, Zimbabwe) for the next 3 months ahead of the UNWTO General Assembly in August 2013. The construction work entails extension of the entrance halls to the Terminal building, and this means that The International Departures entrance shall be […] Read More

Devil’s Pool is Open

Tracey Campbell - September 2, 2011

Not for the faint-hearted, true, but if you have always entertained a burning desire to swim close to the edge of the Victoria Falls, then you need to make a trip to Devil’s Pool, a naturally formed pool accessed via Livingstone Island in Zambia. Only attempt this when the river flow is at a safe […] Read More