Unique rock formation of pink granite in Spitzkoppe, Damaraland, Namibia

Highlights Off the Beaten Path on African Tours

It’s not hard to see why Africa’s greatest landmarks continue to attract so much attention from international travellers. The Serengeti, the Pyramids, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Marrakech, Zanzibar Island, Kruger National Park, the sand dunes of the Namib Desert—these are all incredible and breathtaking world wonders. But there’s more to Africa than the highlight reel. That’s why […]

Tiger at London Zoo, London, England, UK (United Kingdom)

Zoos Around the World

There are, according to the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, over 10,000 zoos around the world, so while travelling, the opportunities to visit one are innumerable. Whether as an adult or a child, most people love zoos. But first, what is the definition of a zoo? I quote from one source, “An establishment that maintains […]

Lemur and Tourists, Madagascar

Leaping Lemurs in Madagascar

Did you know that 5% of ALL animal and plant species known to man live in Madagascar – and nowhere else? It’s no surprise that the African island that inspired the hit DreamWorks film, Madagascar, is a real-life dream destination for nature and wildlife lovers. The island is a kaleidoscope of fascinating flora and fauna. […]

Madagascar - Chameleon on a branch

5 Great Reasons to visit Madagascar in 2014 – It stands apart from Africa

The DreamWorks movie of the same name has made Madagascar a household name but it is certainly not a popular tourist destination for the typical traveler, making it an ideal destination for the discerning Globetrotter looking for more than just another notch on their travel belt. Madagascar lies off the southeast coast of Africa, its […]