Complete Guide to Etosha National Park in Namibia

Etosha National Park spans an area of 8,600 square miles and is home to both commonplace and incredibly rare species of animals. On your self-drive tour you may be lucky enough to spot elephants, endangered black rhinos, lions, giraffes, and possibly even leopards. And no doubt you’ll see plenty of zebras and antelope grazing right…

What to Pack for a Vacation in Namibia

So you’re planning a vacation in Namibia? With wild animals grazing right along the road and tribal people that invite you into their villages to witness their honored traditions, a trip to Namibia is truly an experience of a lifetime! Follow our complete packing guide for Namibia so you’re prepared for anything and everything you…

The Top 12 Things to See and Do in Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund is a coastal town in Namibia that sits about 225 miles west of Windhoek. Sandwiched between the massive Namib Desert and the South Atlantic Ocean, this charming little town offers plenty of outdoor adventures to keep visitors entertained for several days. It’s a must-see destination when touring this beautiful country. Don’t miss the top…

Everything You Need to Know Before Renting a Car in Namibia

Namibia is located in Southern Africa and is considered by many to be “Africa for beginners”. It is safe, the locals are friendly, and it is easy to access the most popular destinations by car. And considering that Namibia is twice the size of California but with a population of only about 2.5 million (the…

The 7 Best Riads in Marrakech, Morocco

If you are planning a trip to Marrakech, Morocco, you absolutely MUST book a stay in a riad! Riads are a traditional style of Moroccan house that has a central interior garden or courtyard, usually with a fountain or pool at the center. You’ll fall in love with the amazing architecture of each riad and…

The Top 10 Things to do in Essaouira, Morocco

If you’re headed to the ‘Windy City of Africa’ make sure you check out the best things to do in Essaouira, Morocco! Stay at the magical Villa Anouk, sample camel milk cheese at the rustic Fromagerie, watch street performers from the rooftop of Taros, and peer through the Sqala du Port d’Essaouira at the beautifully preserved ramparts.

Complete Namibia Self Drive Road Trip Itinerary

Namibia is a country located on the west coast of Southern Africa. It has gained popularity with tourists over the years due to the fact that it is much safer than it’s neighbor to the south, and offers plenty of opportunity to view wildlife from the comfort of your own car. The country has also…

Complete Guide to Visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

“NO” I said loudly, and firmly to the poor little boy, no more than 13 years old. My finger pointed angrily to drive the point home. The look on his wounded little face broke my heart but obliging the child one picture would send 20 other kids running toward us, cell phones set to selfie mode….

The Best 11 Things to do in the Fascinating City of Fes, Morocco

Fes, also spelled Fez, (multiple spellings are quite common in this city) seems, at first glance, to be quite similar to other large cities in Morocco. And it is fairly large – with over 1.1 million people calling it home, it is the second largest city in Morocco. It has a centrally located “medina” (which…

Luxury Hotels in Egypt: Our Top 5 Picks

Are you planning a vacation in Egypt and wondering where to stay? We had the opportunity to stay in the best of the best during our trip so that we could review them for you thoroughly. Check out our list of the most luxurious hotels in the main tourist destinations in Egypt! The Award for…