One Week in Botswana

The final leg of our adventures through Africa is here! Day 251, part 2: Chobe is my new favorite place! If you read the last post, you'll know that I left off right after the border crossing into Botswana, where I was greeted immediately by the glorious sight of elephants crossing the highway (because you …

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12 Days in Namibia

After finishing up in Tanzania, it was time to move on to southern Africa. We'd already been to South Africa and Zimbabwe a few years ago for our honeymoon, so we opted to visit new places this time around: Namibia and Botswana. We used a tour operator (we ended up sort of hating him but …

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Tanzanian Safari-ing + Zanzibari Lazy-ing

As usual, I'm about half a century behind on blogging...my bad. Here we go again: Days 223-238: After wrapping up in Kenya, we spent just over two weeks in Tanzania, with 6 of those days (5 nights) spent on safari and the remainder spent appreciating the glorious heat, humidity, and clear waters of Zanzibar. (Fun …

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Kenya, part 1 – Safari Time!

Our time in Asia was over, but the fun was only just getting started. There was a lot to look forward to for our 8 weeks in Africa, but I would be lying if I didn't admit what you all already know--it's all about the elephants! 🐘😍 Day 200: Welcome to Kenya! Our flight from Doha …

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Philippines, part 2

Here’s the second half of our Filipino adventures: Day 141, continued: Electricity is overrated? Once I had my pants back, I was a much happier woman. My stress (and anger) levels were reduced enough that I could happily take a nap on the ferry ride back to Cebu with the assistance of my wonderful travel …

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Philippines, part 1

Clearly I'm struggling to stay on the blogging bandwagon (#fail) but here's some more catch-up... Day 131: Doritos for first dinner This day was mostly lost to travel, so there's not much to say, BUT I would like to report that the Manila airport is a tragedy, or at least the domestic terminal is. Our …

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Vietnam – aka rain, rain, go away

The catch-up continues... Day 117: Another day lost to travel, another crap hotel We left Phuket in the mid-afternoon and had a layover in Bangkok on the way to Hanoi, so most of this day was pretty uneventful. We arrived late in the evening and then spent way too much time figuring out the visa …

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