ExOfficioI just got back from an African safari (I know, lucky me; my stories with photos are below). Before leaving, I did all kinds of research on what to wear since certain colors can trigger dangerous animal behavior. Without a doubt one of the leading safari gear companies is ExOfficio. That’s because their clothes are lightweight and multi-functional. They have climate control venting and many utilize the most innovative fabric developments around, like Insect Shield, dri-release, wrinkle-free and UPF Sun Guard to name a few.

I was fortunate to be sent a few outfits by ExOfficio, as well a few from my good friends at SCOTTEVEST. Between the two, that’s all I wore the whole trip.

If you are going to East Africa on safari:
It is advisable to dress in layers because early morning and evening games drives can be quite chilly and depending on the time of day, it can warm up or get cold quickly.

Everything that I read suggests you wear neutral colors that will blend in with the landscape. You don’t want to wear blue jeans especially in Tanzania as it attracts Tsetse flys, and they can bite right through your pants.

Here are my wife Natalie’s African stories:

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