Chasing Mike Horn Through Namibia

We spent five days with the famed explorer

Adventurer and environmentalist, Mike Horn has circumnavigated the globe along the equator without the use of motors, he’s summited multiple Himalayan peaks without supplemental oxygen and he’s trekked the Arctic Circle for 27 consecutive months, covering 40,000 kilometers—among other things. Given his drive and perspective, it’s no surprise that he’s also a motivational speaker and television show personality. Next month he will walk across the …

Elewana SkySafari: Lodges and Camps in Tanzania

Exceptional accommodations built on the desire to protect the natural resources surrounding them

An African safari affects you in the way people talk about an ayahuasca retreat. Both take you on a surreal journey within a world you belong to, yet one surprisingly unfamiliar. And at the end, you’ve gained an entirely new perspective. Also like with ayahuasca, in which a professional shaman is key to spiritual awakening, the same can be said for a safari—there’s no navigating …

Elewana SkySafari: The Parks

Flying around beautiful Tanzania on a unique eight-day adventure

On the fifth day of safari, Tanzania’s vastness really hits me. It happens mid-flight on our journey between parks, as the steep verticals of the Rift Valley fade in the distance and the enormity of the Serengeti plains creeps into view. Tanzania, just south of the equator along Africa’s east coast, is larger than the state of Texas. In fact—at 365,756 square miles—it’s geographically the …