Africa

When it comes to traveling, a lot of people like to have adventures independently; they like to plan their own itinerary, avoid the typical…
“Your water, miss,” the waiter said as he placed a gigantic bottle of sparkling water down on my table at the Savoy Seychelles Resort…
As a really nerdy kid who loved history and books and things like mythology, I’m not sure there was ever a time when visiting…
Located in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa, the Seychelles are a group of 115 islands that are basically the definition…
Even though Egypt has some exciting large cities and an interesting contemporary culture, I won’t lie: the main reason I wanted to visit was…
Even though my last post about the Seychelles listed a bunch of the non-beach reasons why you should visit this island nation, the truth…
Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve dreamt about visiting Egypt. The ancient Egypt sections of my history classes were always my favorite….
When you think of an exotic beach destination, what do you picture? Over-water bungalows in Bora Bora? Longtail boats in the Thai Islands? Sea…
In case you aren’t familiar with the concept of “overlanding,” it’s basically traveling through an area over land, usually in a large purpose-built vehicle….
In the past few years, South Africa has raced to the top of many travelers’ must-visit lists. Filled with stunning vistas, cool cities, and…

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