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Is Uganda a Luxury Safari Destination?

In the past Uganda had a reputation as an adventurous safari destination, more suited to backpackers than those looking for the utmost luxury. But is this still the case? For a lot of people, what would define making a safari ‘luxury’ would be the quality of the lodges you stay in. And, over the past few years there has been huge investment in the Ugandan tourism industry and thus there are now several accommodation options at each major safari destination, catering for a lar

Our Favorite Ugandan Lodges

People often ask which are my favorite lodges in Uganda, so I thought it might be a good idea to write a post on this subject. The lodges I have chosen aren't all super expensive, ultimate luxury lodges, but lodges that have something special about them and are maybe lesser known than the larger lodges, whether its great value, an amazing atmosphere or anything else that makes them sand out. Haven Lodge (Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park) Haven lodge made this list be

Why I Love Uganda

When I first started to tell friends and family that I was starting a business in Uganda, one of the questions I got most frequently asked was “Is it safe?”. The more I spoke to them the more I realised people seemed to have a preconception of what Uganda would be like; a war-torn and poverty filled nation. And fair enough, I probably had the same preconceptions before I first visited, maybe because of the media portrayal, maybe the fact that Uganda is heavily featured on pro