Zebras and Wildebeests Walking Beside the Lake with Flamingos in the background in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

What is the Great Migration and When is the Best Time to Go On an East Africa Vacation?

The Great Migration is simply like nothing else on Earth. Perhaps you’ve seen the migration before on a Kenyan safari or you’ve only seen Disney’s The Lion King and wondered what a wildebeest stampede looked like for real. No matter your experience with African wildlife, the Great Migration will amaze you on your East Africa […]

Hamantaschen or Hamantashen Cookies for Jewish Festival of Purim

RECIPE: Hamantashen

Hamantashen are triangular-shaped cookies usually eaten during Purim, the most festive Jewish celebration of the year. Highly celebrated in Israel, Purim commemorates the saving of the Jews during the Persian Empire. Haman, counselor to Persian King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), ordered the killing of all Jews, but Esther, wife of the king and a Jewish woman […]