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 overlooked are the spectacular birds that are seen on safari. 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 … Continue reading Birds of the African Savanna: how to birdwatch on safari

The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi: an ethical animal experience

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 a day in Kenya to visit the extraordinary Nairobi elephant orphanage. … Continue reading The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi: an ethical animal experience

Holland Bike and Barge Adventure: Slow Touring Fun

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 Holland Bike and Barge Adventure: Slow Touring Fun

15 Beautiful Bike Trails in Massachusetts & Southeast New England

Image by FernandoVirg from Pixabay Dave and I cycle with a 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 15 Beautiful Bike Trails in Massachusetts & Southeast New England

Recommended Books for an African Safari

Traveling Tulls has not received any products for review. We suggest items we have enjoyed and hope you will too. This post includes affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking on one of these. DISCLOSURE An African safari is the ultimate bucket list adventure. And for … Continue reading Recommended Books for an African Safari

White Water Rafting the Colorado, an adventure in the Grand Canyon

You wake early. A million stars shine overhead, with the smudge of the Milky Way clearly seen. An occasional bat darts by as it gathers its nocturnal meals, and you duck into your sleeping bag until the danger is past. You are on the trip of a lifetime - an adventure in the American Southwest … Continue reading White Water Rafting the Colorado, an adventure in the Grand Canyon