When thinking of romantic getaways, Uganda generally isn’t the destination that comes to mind to most people. It was, however, for us. The decision wasn’t particularly easy, however. There was Kimberly Endicott, the American tourist that was taken in April by Congolese terrorists, there were confirmed cases of ebola that had grown slowly but steadily,…

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Photo of Eiffel Tower at night

The internet doesn’t need another article about how amazing Paris is. The internet doesn’t need another article about how spectacular Parisian food, wine, and architecture is. The internet certainly doesn’t need another article talking about how America needs to adopt the “Parisian way of life”. But, what the internet does need is an article telling…

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Rhino grazing in the grass

Kenya has become the go-to destination to experience a true African safari. In fact, this emerging east African country has dominated other iconic African safari destinations by the likes of South Africa, Tanzania, Namibia, and Uganda, and has been voted world’s top safari destination by the World Travel Awards twice over! It’s not just the…

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Inspiring Travel and Adventure Quotes

Whether you are looking to travel across the world or just down the street, sometimes you just need that extra push. Don’t worry, we’ve got you. There is nothing like an inspiring travel quote to get you out the door and start experiencing the traveling life! “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is…

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Recalling what she learned in her training, Beth’s eyes followed the direction the giraffes were gazing. It didn’t take her long to realize that all of them were being watched by one of Africa’s Big Five. Not too far away, a leopard lay benignly under a bush, casually assessing lunch options. Using her intuition and…

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Thailand traveling tips

When I left for Thailand over 6 years ago, I could have used a little direction. Wandering the streets alone, unable to speak the language, and close to being flat broke, a travel guide or at least some good Thailand traveling tips would have really come in handy. Little did I know that what was…

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sharks are not dangerous

This is the time of year where it’s unavoidable to avoid articles warning beachgoers about the perils of swimming in the ocean. You’ll see clickbait articles that reference “HUGE” and “JUST FEET AWAY” trying to scare you. It’s important to remember in the midst of the media frenzy that sharks are not dangerous as once…

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Don't get scammed while traveling in Thailand

How to Travel in Thailand Without Getting Scammed It will seem daunting; people driving the wrong way, motorbikes crowding the street, pink taxis (I mean why are there so many pink taxis?). When the chaos is accepted as beauty, Bangkok is stunning. There are many things that the average westerner needs to accept when going…

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Two White Rhino Grazing

Recent news about the rhino poaching has been swarming the media, but much of it inaccurate or incomplete. Rhino conservation is an issue that if isn’t addressed will soon be a concern of the past. During my recent trip to South Africa, I was able to glean some information from our game reserve driver and…

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