In 2020 Plymouth commemorated 400 years since the landing of the Pilgrims. The town welcomed visitors from all over the world in preparation for the anniversary. But even without Plymouth's history, it draws visitors as it is one of the best day trips from Boston! Plymouth's beaches, waterfront, and parks make it ideal for a … Continue reading Best Things to Do in Plymouth MA: a local’s guide
10 of the Ultimate Trips for Seniors over 60
The 60s, the years just after retirement, are prime traveling years. If life’s been kind, you have the physical and economic resources to take Bucket List trips. But where to start? We asked some top travel bloggers for recommendations and put together an article with a dozen dream destinations to explore after retirment.
Birds of the African Savanna: how to birdwatch on safari
People travel to Africa to see extraordinary animals - lions, leopards, and elephants. What can be overlooked are the spectacular birds that are seen on safari. Watching the flight of the colorful lilac-breasted roller can be as enjoyable for bird lovers as watching elephants at a watering hole. What birds to expect on safari varies … Continue reading Birds of the African Savanna: how to birdwatch on safari
Guide to the Best Luxury Safari Lodges: top end game camps in Africa
Imagining an African safari evokes images of canvas tents and drinking from canteens around an open fire. Very romantic, but also a bit intimidating for those used to upscale travel. In reality, modern safaris are far more civilized. The safaris we've enjoyed would rank as the most luxurious trips we've ever taken. At the best … Continue reading Guide to the Best Luxury Safari Lodges: top end game camps in Africa
How to Plan a Perfect (relaxing!) European Vacation
How to plan a trip to Europe which is both exciting and relaxing. Combine city days with slow travel to make the most of your European travel and come home relaxed and refreshed.
10 Easy Steps to Plan the Best Luxury Safari in Africa (2023)
An African wildlife safari is the ultimate bucket list trip. It is at once a wilderness adventure and a luxury retreat. If you have ever considered going on a photo safari in Africa, now is the time! There are many luxury travel companies that offer packaged tours of Africa. This might be a great option … Continue reading 10 Easy Steps to Plan the Best Luxury Safari in Africa (2023)
The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi: an ethical animal experience
The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a true bright spot in the struggle to save the elephants of East Africa. And one of the best places to visit for ethical animal tourism. When my husband surprised me with a safari in Tanzania, I added in a day in Kenya to visit the extraordinary Nairobi elephant orphanage. … Continue reading The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi: an ethical animal experience