Yes, it’s Valentines this weekend, but if you’re feeling single and adventurous we’ve got five top tips in our Friday mailer that will make candlelit dinners a thing of the past. And those travel buddy requests keep pouring in so if you can make the same dates check out the requests below.
Don’t forget you can still save 20% on our overland tours – another reason to book a trip to amazing Africa this February!
Today is also the last call for “Wild Tweep” entries and with a FREE safari up for grabs it’s all the more reason to tweet for us on the 26th. Of course, if you haven’t quite made it to the Rainbow Nation as yet, then come join us for the tweet up and quiz the winning Wild Tweep – as South Africa will be your oyster! RSVP @ Twtvite or on Facebook.
We’re also featuring a few extra posts from Cathy May, our "Real Wanderer”: a career gapper, who gave up the city rat race to travel the globe.
And to get you in the mood for Africa – why not check out the hot Kenyan music scene while reading our mailer…Muthoni and Dela providing you with some amazing sounds from the continent's wildlife capital!
So travel buddies at the ready!: First up is Rob Beard who has just booked on the 1st of May Desert Tracker overland trip. Anyone else on that get in touch. :)
And another adventurer is heading off on the Cape Desert Safari departing 17th April. They’ll be in Cape Town from the 10th of April and could meet before hand too!
So was your speed dating a wash out? Try a date with the Great White this Valentines!
Wild Tweep entries: Get the low down from our expert safari judges including Travelcomments.com, PlanYourSafari.com and AfricaFreak.com, as they spell out three reasons to be in it to win it!
If you can’t make the virtual tweet up on the 26th you can also retweet our videos until the end of March, our random winner grabbing a 25% discount off their next overland tour – it’s a sinch! Simply copy and paste the following onto your Twitter page and it could be you!: RT #GoWildOnline with Acacia Africa http://bit.ly/91Qt4Z
And just in case you missed those tweets – here’s a brief selection of the best…
As it's almost valentines, this we had to share: RT @AfricaFreak http://bit.ly/cLJbgm - hilarious parody of the "Top Gun" movie! Must-see:)
RT @AfricanProverbs: When one is in love, a cliff becomes a meadow. ~Ethiopian Proverb
RT @WildEarth: Leopard now live on Safari Channel! http://bit.ly/b394Uy
RT @travelcomments: in today's news - Botswana: Okavango Delta is a finalist for top tourism awards http://bit.ly/13Yjxk #travel...
RT @TrulySAfrican: PDF download - Learn to speak Truly South African http://ow.ly/13Q21 #languages #fun #southafrica #worldcup #holidays...
RT @SpotCoolStuff: The best daypacks for photographers → http://is.gd/7H8EQ #photography #travel
What is most important on safari? u may immediately think the wildlife...Check out PlanYourSafaris to find out more: http://bit.ly/8Zxs7C
RT @Africafreak: 80 Amazing African Wildlife Photos! http://su.pr/2TxJxu
RT @PlanYourSafaris: RT @20sTravel: When Getting Lost is a Good Thing http://wp.me/pAFRW-sc
Real Wanderers: Career Gapper Tweet
Follow Cathy May on the 43-day Kenya To Cape Town overland trip…
All change! - here's to new adventures, travellers and tour leaders http://bit.ly/96cxl7
Still wondering what to do before 5pm kicks in? Feast your eyes on Lake Malawi and Livingstone http://bit.ly/9DtzuG
Why take to the skies in Livingstone? http://bit.ly/bSK88J
Get an insider perspective on Malawi and gen up those bartering skills http://bit.ly/cbAWqw
Zanzibar, it's a kind of magic, innit! A modern day take on Zanizibar with the “Ali T” Spice Tour (Ali G!): http://bit.ly/6W13Bi
For a head on culture shock try Tanzania: http://bit.ly/8gcBxZ
Experience life on the road and get the low down on overlanding from our "career gapper" http://bit.ly/7dL0Dv
Thinking of heading overland on our 43-day Kenya to CT? Feast your eyes on some amazing Africa images:) http://bit.ly/7Cu8ib
Up, up and away! Experience game viewing from a different perspective http://bit.ly/5Snwbq
Roughing it in Tanzania - it's wild camping all the way long drop toilets & a few unexpected visitors! http://bit.ly/7pZsPi
Head for the Mara with Cathy May, our career gareer and get a taster of the game drive online http://bit.ly/6zpgJG
Still undecided on where to head next? Grab a copy of our 2010 brochure online...
The Acacia Africa team