35+ Great Travel Stocking Stuffer Ideas (2022)

It's holiday time again - Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are right around the corner. In our family we exchange names for big gifts, and try to fulfill people's wish lists. Sometimes this feels impersonal and not quite in the spirit of gift giving. But by filling stockings we get to be creative and show we … Continue reading 35+ Great Travel Stocking Stuffer Ideas (2022)

Packing for a Grand Canyon Private River Trip: free packing list

Just when you think you've got carry-on packing down, you book a two week long rafting and camping adventure, and it's back to square one. We are traveling with a rafting company which saves us having to pack food and equipment, but we're still challenged with what to bring. We'll be on the river in … Continue reading Packing for a Grand Canyon Private River Trip: free packing list

33 Ideas for a Grandma Bag: Traveling With Grandkids

We are grandparents to six children and love taking them on trips or excursions. Sometimes it's just for fun, and sometimes it's an opportunity to share our values and interests with the kids. Whatever the reason, we've learned some tricks for making the journey enjoyable for all. Planning ahead to ensure health and safety and … Continue reading 33 Ideas for a Grandma Bag: Traveling With Grandkids

How to Pack for Safari Carry-On Only: pack light (free packing list)

Five years ago, we traveled on what we expected to be THE trip of a lifetime – an African Safari in Southern Africa! But safaris are addictive so, with retirement and a big birthday to celebrate, we decided to splurge on a second trip. We contacted Rhino Africa again, decided on an itinerary in East … Continue reading How to Pack for Safari Carry-On Only: pack light (free packing list)

Practical Guide to the Best Binoculars and Gear for an African Photo Safari

An African safari adventure presents the ultimate packing challenge. This bucket list trip is a big investment in time and money. You will likely be on long overseas flights where you'll want entertainment and comfort items, and short flights on bush planes where your luggage weight and size is severely restricted. And there are no … Continue reading Practical Guide to the Best Binoculars and Gear for an African Photo Safari