What to Expect on an African Safari: a first timer’s experience

An African safari is a #1 bucket list adventure. Images of Meryl Streep in Out of Africa come to mind, but what is an African safari like?  We hope these photos and excerpts from our journal will help you understand what to expect on a safari in Southern Africa, and inspire you to book your … Continue reading What to Expect on an African Safari: a first timer’s experience

Rafting the Grand Canyon, an adventure in the American Southwest

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 Rafting the Grand Canyon, an adventure in the American Southwest

Okavango Delta Safari – an Authentic African Experience

The Okavango Delta in Botswana was the 1000th site designated as UNESCO as a world heritage site. I'm inclined to think that they saved that special number just for this environment as it is one of the most spectacular spots on earth. If you are traveling to the Okavango Delta, be prepared for the best … Continue reading Okavango Delta Safari – an Authentic African Experience

Exploring Egypt on a Luxury Tour with Abercrombie and Kent

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 Tour with Abercrombie and Kent

A Day on Safari in Londolozi: a top luxury safari lodge in South Africa

An African Safari is a dream for most travelers, but what is it really like to be on safari? What can you expect on a typical day on safari? We had an incredible three weeks in Africa, ending at Londolozi, one of the top luxury safari lodges in South Africa. Londolozi is on a private … Continue reading A Day on Safari in Londolozi: a top luxury safari lodge in South Africa

A Once in a Lifetime Trip to Egypt and Jordan

Is it safe to travel to Egypt and Jordan? This was the question we heard over and over again when we shared our travel plans. And of course it was a concern for us. Jordan is a stable and safe country to visit, but Egypt is more troubled. But we've learned that life is short … Continue reading A Once in a Lifetime Trip to Egypt and Jordan