Photos to Inspire: Add a Zanzibar Holiday to Your Safari Itinerary

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

Travel in Your 60s: once in a lifetime experiences

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.

Birds of the African Savanna: how to birdwatch on safari

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

Guide to the Best Luxury African Safari Camps

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

10 Steps to the Perfect Luxury Safari in Africa

An African wildlife 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 a photo safari in Africa, now is the time! There are many luxury travel companies that offer packaged tours of Africa. This might be a great option … 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

Answers to your questions about outdoor adventure travel - what shoes to wear - to - how to relieve yourself on a game drive. Read this post before you pack your bags.