Visiting Petra: Everything You Need to Know About the Rose City

If there's anything more fun than planning a trip, it's planning with a like-minded friend. I'm fortunate to have one of those friends. We research lodging, restaurants, and adventures on our own, before bouncing ideas off each other. Our plans occasionally (well... usually) grow out of control, but ultimately, we arrive at an itinerary. When … Continue reading Visiting Petra: Everything You Need to Know About the Rose City

15 Bests of our East African Safari: photo focus on Kenya and Tanzania

Africa is open! It's time to make your African safari dreams come true. Don't waste another minute - book a group tour, plan your own DIY safari driving tour, or contact Rhino Africa, as we did, to put together the trip you've been dreaming of! I was six years old when the book Born Free … Continue reading 15 Bests of our East African Safari: photo focus on Kenya and Tanzania

Focus Zanzibar: Inspiration to Add Zanzibar to Your Safari Holiday 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 to … Continue reading Focus Zanzibar: Inspiration to Add Zanzibar to Your Safari Holiday Itinerary

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

Discover Rome on an Angels and Demons Inspired Walking Tour

We're always looking for different approaches to our travel adventures - biking, photography, and foodie tours- but when we knew we were spending some time in Rome we decided to revisit one of our favorite novels - Angels and Demons by Dan Brown. We'd read this book when it was first published and remembered how … Continue reading Discover Rome on an Angels and Demons Inspired Walking Tour

Okavango Delta Safari: an Authentic African Wildlife Safari Experience

In 2014 UNESCO designated The Okavango Delta in Botswana as the 1000th 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, prepare yourself for the best African safari … Continue reading Okavango Delta Safari: an Authentic African Wildlife Safari Experience