10 Steps to the Perfect Luxury Safari in Africa

Sanctuary Olonana, Maasai Mara, Kenya An African photo safari is the ultimate bucket list trip. It is at once a wilderness adventure and a luxury retreat. If you have ever considered going on an African safari, now is the time! There are many luxury travel companies that offer packaged tours of Africa. This might be … Continue reading 10 Steps to the Perfect Luxury Safari in Africa

Ethical Tourism: Visiting the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a true bright spot in the struggle to save the elephants of East Africa. And one of the best places to visit for ethical animal tourism. When my husband surprised me with a safari in Tanzania, I added in day in Kenya to visit the extraordinary Sheldrick Nairobi elephant orphanage. … Continue reading Ethical Tourism: Visiting the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi

Ready for Adventure: Secrets for a Safari and Other Outdoor Trips

Planning an outdoor adventure trip? A trip where you'll be tracking animals in the African savanna, hiking the wilderness, or cycling through another country? You are surely excited about your plans, have a packing list begun, and daydreaming about your new adventure. But don't go without reading these secret travel tips for adventure trips in … Continue reading Ready for Adventure: Secrets for a Safari and Other Outdoor Trips

A Cycling Adventure from a Canal Barge in Holland

What better way to see a country than on a bike? Navigating a new town, stopping at cafes frequented by locals, and having the leisure to pause anytime a vista grabs you - a truly immersive trip. Combine that with the fun and convenience of staying on a canal barge boat and you're guaranteed a … Continue reading A Cycling Adventure from a Canal Barge in Holland

What to Expect on an African Safari: a first timer’s experience

An African safari is a #1 bucket list adventure. Images of Meryl Streep in Out of Africa come to mind, but what is an African safari like?Β  We hope these photos and excerpts from our journal will help you understand what to expect on a safari in Southern Africa, and inspire you to book your … Continue reading What to Expect on an African Safari: a first timer’s experience

Birds of the African Savanna: what birds to expect on safari in Southern Africa

People travel to Africa to see extraordinary animals - the Big 5! What can be overlooked is the spectacular birds of the African savanna. Watching the flight of the colorful lilac-breasted roller can be as enjoyable for bird lovers as watching elephants at a watering hole. What birds to expect on safari varies with the … Continue reading Birds of the African Savanna: what birds to expect on safari in Southern Africa

The most beautiful cycling paths in Southeast NE: Cape Cod, Massachusetts South Shore, and Rhode Island

Image by FernandoVirg from PixabayThe Traveling Tulls cycle with a great group of older adults every Sunday morning. It's a wonderful way to get some exercise, enjoy the outside, and engage with some wonderful people. Our weekly bike rides are usually in quiet towns on the South Shore of Massachusetts, but we do regional rides … Continue reading The most beautiful cycling paths in Southeast NE: Cape Cod, Massachusetts South Shore, and Rhode Island