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

Holland Bike and Barge Adventure: Slow Touring Fun

What better way to see a country than on a bike? Navigating a new town, stopping at cafes frequented by locals, and having the leisure to pause anytime a vista grabs you - a truly immersive trip. Combine that with the fun and convenience of staying on a canal barge boat and you're guaranteed a … Continue reading Holland Bike and Barge Adventure: Slow Touring Fun

Going on Safari? What to Expect, a first timer’s experience

An African safari is a #1 bucket list adventure, with images of Meryl Streep in Out of Africa coming to mind. But what is an African safari really like? We've been on two safaris and count them as our favorite trips. And though, by its nature, every safari will be unique, we hope by sharing … Continue reading Going on Safari? What to Expect, a first timer’s experience

15 Beautiful Bike Trails in Massachusetts & Southeast New England

Image by FernandoVirg from Pixabay Dave and I cycle with a group of older adults every Sunday morning. It's a wonderful way to get some exercise, enjoy the outside, and engage with some wonderful people. Our weekly bike rides are usually in quiet towns on the South Shore of Massachusetts, but we do regional rides … Continue reading 15 Beautiful Bike Trails in Massachusetts & Southeast New England