First-Time Visitor's Experience on a Washington and Oregon Road Trip A standing invitation to visit family on Vashon Island off the coast of Seattle began our dreaming of a multigenerational road trip to the Pacific Northwest. We had never been to this part of the U.S. before so there were a lot of things quickly … Continue reading Pacific Northwest Family Road Trip: hits, misses, and favorite pictures
Zanzibar is the epitome of a paradise island: turquoise waters, white sand, and the fragrance of spice in the air. It is a gloriously beautiful destination, rich in history and tradition. Well worth the trip as a stand alone destination, though perhaps not economically, or travel time, feasible for many of us. But when traveling … Continue reading Photos to Inspire: Add a Zanzibar Holiday to Your Safari Itinerary
Plymouth is just 40 miles from Boston - the perfect destination for family vacation, a day trip or a weekend away. We're fortunate to live here and love sharing our town, America's Hometown, with our family and friends. There's something for everyone in Plymouth, Massachusetts! This post includes affiliate links. We may get paid if … Continue reading Best Things to Do in Plymouth with Kids: an Insider’s Guide
In 2020 Plymouth commemorated 400 years since the landing of the Pilgrims. The town is excited to welcome visitors from all over the world, but also from Massachusetts as this is one of the best day trips from Boston! Plymouth is a great walking town, with many attractions within minutes of the waterfront. We suggest … Continue reading Plymouth at 400: a local’s guide to the perfect weekend
The 60s, the years just after retirement, are prime traveling years. If life’s been kind, you have the physical and economic resources to take Bucket List trips. But where to start? We asked some top travel bloggers for recommendations and put together an article with a dozen dream destinations to explore after retirment.
People travel to Africa to see extraordinary animals - lions, leopards, and elephants What can be overlo.oked 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 … Continue reading Birds of the African Savanna: how to birdwatch on safari
What to Expect at Upscale Safari Camps Imagining an African safari evokes images of canvas tents and drinking from canteens around an open fire. Very romantic, but also a bit intimidating for those used to upscale travel. In reality, modern safaris are far more civilized. In fact, the safaris we've enjoyed would rank as the … Continue reading Guide to the Best Luxury African Safari Camps