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

Feb 24

Conquer long airport lines

You’ve been planning your trip for weeks, maybe even months and you arrive at the airport. You have your suitcase in your left hand, airline ticket in the other and you march excitedly into the terminal only to be stopped … Continue reading

Feb 17

10 honeymoon budget hints

You’re excited, in love, getting married and on a budget. The wedding is approaching fast and everything costs money. It just gets overwhelming! Knowing that you can still have a romantic fun filled holiday on a tightly stretched budget will … Continue reading

Feb 10

Gorilla trekking

Gorilla safari or gorilla trekking is high on many a wish list. Some are able to make this a reality, but often find themselves rather surprised at how many rules and regulations go with a trek of this nature. Let’s … Continue reading

Feb 04

Flying with small children

Flying with small children could be exhausting and incredibly stressful but it doesn’t have to be. We just need to think like a child. Preparation is the key element to any stress free trip. Take more than you need and start early. Prepare … Continue reading

Jan 27

101 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

Original article published by ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) 1. Convenient One-Stop Shopping Travel agents can handle every aspect of your trip from airline tickets to lodging, ground transportation car rental, activities, tours and more. 2. Consumer Advocate If … Continue reading

Jan 22

10 Things to think about before you leave

Passports   Many months before you leave on your vacation, check your passport to make sure it is still valid and that you have plenty of pages in it for visa stamps. Countries such as South Africa will require two completely … Continue reading