Mar 30

Is Travel Insurance Necessary?

Many travelers prefer not to buy travel insurance. Travel budgets are typically stretched to the limit so the choice often comes down to leaving in some value add luxuries versus the cost of insurance. After all, insurance can be costly … Continue reading

Mar 25

Top Ten African Safari Photography Tips

1. Compose the scene – don’t just ‘point and shoot’ – think before you depress the shutter button. Think in terms of the rule of thirds – where have you placed the subject in the frame, where is the horizon … Continue reading

Mar 23

Empower our children

I was always told that we teach by example. “Practice what you preach,” I was told. I learned through the years that my son was (is) a sponge, and he learns from my actions. So, when I heard about the … Continue reading

Mar 18

Planning your African Safari

If “African Safari” is one of life’s experiences that you’ve long dreamed about and have included in your Bucket List, then you must also have a mental picture of how your safari will unfold. Will the “real thing” match your … Continue reading

Mar 16

Car rental hints and other rental stories.

I started thinking about all the aspects of travel that we have to think about when going on a business trip or vacation. The one thing that always puzzled me was car rental. There are so many options. When is … Continue reading

Mar 09

What is culinary tourism?

Perhaps for some of us a vacation of adrenalin heart stopping adventure is just too much. Perhaps a vacation visiting ruins and historical places is a tad blah. We could be among those folks who find adventure in exploring new … Continue reading

Mar 02

Money tips for traveling to Africa

These days we are able to prepay a big chunk of our trip abroad, but it is the local spending that is really hard to budget for. There are so many factors to consider such as currency, currency exchange, credit … Continue reading