Exploring Egypt on a Luxury Small Group Tour

The pyramids of Giza are the last remaining Wonder of the World. Traveling to this ancient land is on most people's Bucket List. Who wouldn't want to cruise the Nile? To walk among the ruins of Luxor? Or to view the treasures of Tutankhamen in his own land? Unfortunately, turmoil in this country has made … Continue reading Exploring Egypt on a Luxury Small Group Tour

A Practical Guide to the Best Travel Binoculars

I'm a birder and a nature enthusiast and always travel with binoculars. Unfortunately I also enjoy photographing with a dSLR and dislike checking luggage. So I'm left with the dilemma of what to bring - gear or clothing? After one trip when my bag wasn't allowed in the overhead compartment, I began researching how to … Continue reading A Practical Guide to the Best Travel Binoculars

Practical Guide to Cameras, Gear and Gadgets for an African Safari

This post includes affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking on one of these. We have not received any products for review. We suggest items we have enjoyed and hope you will too.  DISCLOSURE An African safari adventure presents the ultimate packing challenge. This bucket list … Continue reading Practical Guide to Cameras, Gear and Gadgets for an African Safari

Osprey Trailkit, duffel backpack designed for cyclists

We purchased the Osprey Trailkit for an overseas cycling trip. Osprey has a great reputation for making quality bags for adventures so we were excited to see a duffel designed with the cyclist in mind. The Trailkit is a 40 liter duffel/backpack weighing 1.93 lbs and easily fits most carry-on size restrictions. (bag is 22 … Continue reading Osprey Trailkit, duffel backpack designed for cyclists

Safari Planning: How to Choose the Right African Safari Tour Company

For the last six year, Rhino Africa has won the World Travel Award winner for Africa's Leading Safari Company (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018) This is great validation for what we already knew based on our experience planning a safari in Africa in 2014. Choosing the best African safari tour company can make … Continue reading Safari Planning: How to Choose the Right African Safari Tour Company

Choosing the Right Personal Item for your Flight

We've all been there - finally settled into the seat when you realize your sweater - book - whatever - is in the overhead compartment. Your choice is now to do without your needed item, or squeeze back into the aisle, jostling your neighbors as you wrestle your bag from the packed bin, dig through … Continue reading Choosing the Right Personal Item for your Flight

24 Hours with the Luminary, a Tom Bihn EDC daypack

Loving my new EDC daypack, the Tom Bihn Luminary. It's small, 12 L in volume but, with some thought and Bihn's legendary organization system, adapts to most of my everyday activities. This is what I appreciate about the Tom Bihn travel bag line - the ability I have to customize the bag to my carry. … Continue reading 24 Hours with the Luminary, a Tom Bihn EDC daypack