Archive | July, 2014

The Big Five and Beyond: Going on Safari in the Serengeti

Popping up out of the safari jeep

Big Five hunting has waned in popularity, but there’s still a good deal of status associated with bagging a lion or an elephant for sport. How much better to go on a safari with only the intent of seeing, not diminishing these populations?

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July 28, 2014 by | Comments Off on The Big Five and Beyond: Going on Safari in the Serengeti

Independent Stonehenge and Bath Afternoon Tour from London

Jane Austen Centre

As one of the world’s most fascinating architectural sites, Stonehenge has long been on my travel ‘to do’ list. When the opportunity finally arose this spring, I was more than a little excited. Figuring that the 90 minute trip from London warranted a full day out, I opted to include the charming town of Bath […]

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July 23, 2014 by | Comments Off on Independent Stonehenge and Bath Afternoon Tour from London

Festivals Happening Around the World in July

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The summery (at least for the Northern Hemisphere) month of July is host to a number of exciting festivals around the globe. From America’s Independence Day to the Darwin Beer Can Regatta, here are some of the month’s most fascinating festivals.

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July 16, 2014 by | 4 Comments

Nairobi in One Day

At the Karen Blixen Museum

Most people find themselves in Nairobi on either end of a safari trip. The city is Kenya’s capital and main area of business in the region. Aside from the few favorite restaurants in the downtown area, the city itself doesn’t offer a lot of action for tourists. The best way we found to spend a […]

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July 14, 2014 by | Comments Off on Nairobi in One Day

Dances to Learn Around the World

Hula dancing in Hawaii

Great art isn’t always found in museums. Dance varies from place to place, yet remains a constant way for people to express themselves. Whether performed in a grand theater or on a street corner, dance can be emotional, tell tales or be a way to celebrate. Whatever the reason or venue, the rhythm is out […]

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July 2, 2014 by | Comments Off on Dances to Learn Around the World