Quit that Damn Rock Stacking Fad!
Nov12

Quit that Damn Rock Stacking Fad!

To many, many people, the art of rock stacking (apparently called cairns) is a beautiful thing to do as it gives them peace, relaxation and gets them in touch with themselves. For many, many others like myself, who like to enjoy nature in its natural state, it drives us insane. And I do mean insane.   AHHHHHHHHH! Stop doing this crap! #rockstacking #cairns #rockpile #Santorini #Greece #Oia #travel #tourism A video posted by Ben...

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Zambezi River Cruise, Zambia
Sep08

Zambezi River Cruise, Zambia

As we only had a few days left in our trip, and just three days, two nights in Zambia in particular, we didn’t want to just do nothing. So we decided to book a River Cruise tour of the Mighty Zambezi River instead, which would allow us to wine and dine while at the same time requiring no extenuating activity from out part. We booked it once again from Euma Tours, who arranged a hotel pickup not too long after we had arrived to...

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You’re Invited to a Party!
Aug25

You’re Invited to a Party!

And you don’t even need to bring a gift! In celebration of their 100 year anniversary, the National Park Service will be holding events and opening their doors to everyone in hopes of engaging the population and creating awareness. The events will be in the following themes: Engaging Diverse Audiences and the Next Generation, Bringing Parks to the People, Making History, and Celebrating Together, and have been taking place in...

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Zika Prevention for Rio 2016
Aug02

Zika Prevention for Rio 2016

So here we are, en route to (being en route to being closer to getting to) Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games. As we sit on the Delta Sky Club lounge in Atlanta, we wanted to share with you how we made sure to mitigate the risk of contracting Zika while we’re down there. As much as we love supporting Team USA (and Team Argentina and Team Italy for that matter), we don’t want to come back with a nice Zika surprise....

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Zambia: Walking with Rhinos
Jul27

Zambia: Walking with Rhinos

Since our visit to Kruger National Park in South Africa, I had been dead set on seeing rhinos, at least from a shorter distance. It turned out it wasn’t meant to be until we got to Zambia. It is worth noting that in 2010, the population of white rhinos in Zambia was a shocking total of 1. Yes, ONE. Thankfully, the country sprung into action and relocated 4 white rhinos from South Africa to Zambia’s Mosi-oa-Tunya...

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Route 66 goes Green
Jul05

Route 66 goes Green

Since its creation in 1926, this popular route has definitely seen better days, but after 90 years it will see some great improvements courtesy of Science and Technology. Route 66 is one of the earliest official federal highways, and although it cannot be driven uninterrupted from end to end (Chicago to Los Angeles) it is about to go down in history as the first highway to go green. And we don’t mean the color, that would...

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Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve
Jun24

Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

Now, for an interesting change of pace, we decided to do a safari drive outside of Kruger Park. There are plenty of private game reserves (once again, just make sure it’s not one that allows for game hunting…) and you can do a different kind of safari if you choose the private options. African Adventure: Overview and Booking Alaska’s New Look, New First Class Menu Options Emirates A380 First Class Dulles to Dubai Sheraton Grand Hotel...

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All-day safari at Kruger Park
Jun22

All-day safari at Kruger Park

We had such an amazing experience with the park that we decided to book a full day safari the next day. African Adventure: Overview and Booking Alaska’s New Look, New First Class Menu Options Emirates A380 First Class Dulles to Dubai Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai and Holiday Inn Al Barsha Afternoon Tea, Burj Khalifa Etihad First Class Abu Dhabi to Cairo Touring around Cairo with a local EgyptAir “Business Class” Cairo to Luxor Hilton...

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