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Where To Go In Tanzania For A Safari

If you’ve never been to Tanzania, you’re hardly alone. So many people have yet to discover one of the great hidden gems of the African continent. The Eastern African country is renowned for its exquisite natural beauty, and areas of vast, stretching wilderness. As you might imagine, this makes it the perfect destination for an unforgettable safari venture. Having taken a nine-day safari tour through Tanzania, I am well-equipped to talk you through some of the best areas in the country. Safaris these days are all about seeing the world from a different point of view. So much of what […]

Day Trips, Europe

A Day Trip to Versailles Palace

Paris is one of my favorite cities in the world. It’s a great destination for food, culture, photography and unbelievable architecture. I could spend months there and still not see everything I want to see. Having said that, I’ve also seen the value in taking day trips out of Paris on my past visits in order to get a different perspective. If you’re in Paris and are looking for something different to see, a day trip to Versailles Palace may be just what le docteur ordered! Versailles Palace is filled with stunning art, beautiful gardens and a deep and rich […]

Muir Woods National Monument
National Parks, Travel photography advice, United States

Muir Woods National Monument

Just a quick 12 mile (19Km) drive from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco and the more populated areas of Marin County, Muir Woods National Monument is a place of peacefulness, quiet and stunning natural beauty. In this post we’ll discuss the history of this unique old-growth forest, provide helpful suggestions for your visit and explain ways to get there. A Brief History of Muir Woods National Monument The land now known as Muir Woods National Monument was originally a relatively inaccessible area known as Redwood Canyon. Redwood Canyon was a 600-acre area near the Pacific coast that contained […]

Africa, Tanzania

The Maasai People of Tanzania

As many travelers may be aware, most countries in east Africa are not composed of a homogeneous group of citizens, but are made up of tribes that have existed for hundreds of years or more. One of the most prevalent and well known of these tribes are the Maasai people of Tanzania and southern Kenya. In this post we will take a look at the background and culture of the Maasai people, along with some of the emerging trends that will shape how the Maasai adapt and grow in the 21st century. The Maasai People of Tanzania: Their Origins and […]