Difference between a Travel Advisory & Travel Ban

Travel advisories typically are formal communications issued by a governmental organization such as the United States Department of State or by an international organization such as the United Nations (UN). There are four travel advisory levels ranging from low to high risk regarding safety and security risk. The levels are the following: Level 1: Blue […]

Hakuna Matata!

How many of us collect specific items or bring home mementos from our travels? Personally, I always bring home art, figurines, carved animals, or other items that catch my eye. Every time I go to Africa I get into trouble, because I want to bring home everything! I was even challenged by a good friend […]

One of the Most Spectacular Natural Events on Earth: The Great Migration

Imagine, hearing the thundering roar of approximately 2 million animals as they make their journey from the plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania to the grasslands of the Masai Mara in Kenya. This entire event is spurred by the sweet smell of rain in the air and the natural urge to seek green lush grass […]