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Plan Your Dream African Safari

December 29, 2014|Africa|

From luxury camp to budget-friendly self-drive, there is a safari option for every traveler After landing at a Serengeti air strip, we set off with our guide and tracker for the two-hour drive to the tented camp. Within minutes, we entered an open field and saw two magnificent giraffe sparring. The safari had begun! For [...]

Must See Museums Around the World

November 2, 2014|World|

Five must-see museums from our world trip Museums educate, entertain, and enlighten. They make us think, smile, and sometimes cry. The world is full of incredible museums - it would take an entire book to showcase the all. While I have visited many wonderful museums over the years, this post highlights a few from our [...]

Amazing Views Around the World

September 12, 2014|World|

Cityscapes, architecture, and more... What makes an amazing view? Is it the scenery or the people or the moment? For me, the answer is all of the above. Here is collection of amazing views from our world travels. Featured Image: View from our hotel room of Rio de la Plata in Costa Colonia, Uruguay. The [...]

Barcelona Public Art

June 15, 2014|Europe|

Discover modern outdoor sculpture in Barcelona One of the many cool things about Barcelona is running into public art as you explore the city. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor sculptures… P.S. Did you know that the city of Barcelona commissioned 50 sculptures for the 1992 summer Olympics? David i Goliat By [...]

Stone Town Zanzibar Doors

May 17, 2014|Africa|

Great photo opportunities in historic Zanzibar town UNESCO World Heritage site Stone Town, Zanzibar is not a relaxing place to explore. But the interesting architecture and stunning sunsets were well worth the visit. Stone Town Zanzibar was not one of our favorite destinations due to the incredibly aggressive hawkers and safety concerns (the hotel staff [...]

LA Hike: Malibu Creek State Park

April 7, 2014|Los Angeles|

Easy, scenic hike to the former set of the TV show M*A*S*H Hike through green valleys, along a winding creek, past interesting rock formations amid TV and movie history in Malibu Creek State Park near Los Angeles. Last week, while chatting with a friend about places to hike in Los Angeles, he mentioned that there [...]

World Trip News

March 30, 2014|World Trip|

Uganda Visit in the News Our visit to Uganda captured some attention. Lori's meeting with a Shoebill stork was in a music video and Michael's milk pots were in a museum exhibit. Endangered Shoebill Stork Video Uganda Wildlife Education Center March 2014 Lori is in a music video with Shushi the Shoebill Stork at Uganda [...]

Amazing Travel Experiences for Animal Lovers

March 1, 2014|Animals|

Love animals? Love to travel? Here are some ideas for your next trip… Observe magnificent wild beasts, feed adorable baby chimps, learn how to take an elephant’s pulse, meet special people who help suffering dogs. Meet Elephants in Thailand Not only can you ride a magnificent Asian elephant, you can also learn how to take [...]

LA Hike: Murphy Ranch in Rustic Canyon

January 5, 2014|Los Angeles|

Forest paths, ocean views, Nazi compound, & street art on one LA hiking trail Like many Los Angeles hiking trails trails, Rustic Canyon has wooded areas, open fields, and a chance to enjoy nature. But one thing that makes this canyon unique is its interesting history.   One thing we looked forward to [...]

Five Places to Sightsee Underground

December 11, 2013|World|

Ever wonder what goes on beneath your feet? Dark, chilly, and quiet… Some are musty and some are wet. Check out five interesting places to sightsee underground. Basilica Sistern – Istanbul The Romans built the Basilica Cistern in the sixth century during the rule of Emperor Justinianus. The 9,800 square meter underground chamber, supported by [...]

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