From August to December, we traveled (mostly) overland from Egypt to South Africa. That's the entire length of Africa. We visited 11 countries, saw all the animals, and brought home about a pound of desert sand in our bags and shoes that we'll probably never be able to get 100% rid of. It was by … Continue reading To the End of Africa – Orange River to Cape Town
The black rhino lapping at the damp ground in front of us seemed unperturbed by the unmistakable low growl of a lion behind us. Cue the wow moment. It's an exciting event to see a rhino or a lion on their own, but here they were, together, at a waterhole. And this was just on … Continue reading Wild Namibia Road Trip
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Botswana can be unforgiving. The heat weighs on you midday like a thick blanket you can't crawl out of. Your skin becomes dry and scaly with faint lines mimicking the veins of the Okavango Delta, with its sprawling channels evaporating into the Kalahari Desert. Grocery stores run out of water, which you feel you can … Continue reading Beautiful Botswana
With two weeks in Thailand, you can get a taste of the north and the south and experience the best Thailand has to offer. Follow my two-week Thailand itinerary to discover more!
No amount of nature documentaries can quite prepare you for the awe you feel when you see an African animal in the wild for the first time. Whether it's as mundane as a giraffe or a zebra, or as rare as a rhino or a leopard, nothing else drives home that “oh my gosh, I'm … Continue reading Kenya and Uganda – This is Africa
I'll never forget the first time I saw a pyramid in Egypt. About an hour into our drive from the airport to our hotel, I saw the unmistakable peak of a pyramid poking above the modern city skyline. Immediately, I teared up, realizing what I was seeing for the very first time. Ancient Egypt was … Continue reading Ancient Egypt Adventure
When you walk across a border from one country to another, it is almost always confusing. It's like the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing, and in this case the right hand is Israel and the left hand is Jordan. Each country has its own processes and requirements and jurisdiction. There … Continue reading Jordan – The Warm Heart of the Middle East