Oahu: Essential Guide for First Time Visitors

We were lucky to have friends and family who'd lived in Hawaii and shared great advice with us. Hopefully our experience as first time tourists will help you plan your trip. Hawaii has been on our list forever, but from the East Coast it's easier to fly to Europe than to Hawaii. When we finally … Continue reading Oahu: Essential Guide for First Time Visitors

Exploring Egypt on a Luxury Tour with Abercrombie & 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 & Kent

Egypt and Jordan: What to Pack

Traveling to Egypt or Jordan is a dream for many. Seeing the pyramids - the only Wonder of the Ancient World still standing. Cruising the Nile. Exploring the incredible, multicultural city of Cairo. There's so much culture and history to absorb! Then, if you're really lucky, you visit Kingdom of Jordan where you walk in … Continue reading Egypt and Jordan: What to Pack

Lucky! Traveling As You Grow Older

Kelly, of thewanderingblonde.com, wrote an excellent piece recently- “You’re SO Lucky!” The Thing About Travel and Privilege in which she goes beyond her immediate resistance to really analyzing what advantages she’s had over others. Kelly’s first reaction is to object to the “lucky” label; to point out the sacrifices and hard work that goes into … Continue reading Lucky! Traveling As You Grow Older

A Day on Safari in Londolozi

5 a.m. - a knock on the door. You respond quickly or the knock gets louder. If you've organized yourself the previously evening you dress quickly. If not, you fumble around sleepily for clothes, sunglasses and cameras. No time or need for makeup or hair styling. 5:20 a.m, - a quick cup of coffee on … Continue reading A Day on Safari in Londolozi

A Dream Journey – Jordan and Egypt 2012

DedicationWe leave the U.S. on a very sad note as we lost our beloved sister-in-law Marilyn last week. Marilyn was an inspiration to all of us, from her everyday good nature and fun, to her mighty battle against cancer.  She will be missed more than words can say. Flight mayhem Nothing like hearing that your … Continue reading A Dream Journey – Jordan and Egypt 2012