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 2 – Nairobi & Diani Beach

It's been a busy couple of weeks...whoops. Here we go again! Back when we were starting to plan our trip, we both knew we wanted to find a volunteer opportunity somewhere along the way, preferably in Africa since we knew our time in Asia would already be pretty packed. We looked at what felt like …

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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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Thailand, part 3 – Phuket

I haven’t posted in a long while and I blame it partially on laziness but most recently on the worst internet service ever. That said...can you really complain while on #permanentvacation? Here’s to catching up…eventually. Day 106 – Day 113: Eat, tan, read, sleep, repeat After wrapping up our short time in Cambodia, it was …

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Photo Post – Terrific Thailand

After a few very hectic weeks in India and Nepal, we had a little bit more relaxation time planned for Thailand, so there aren't quite as many photos this time around, but we still got to see a lot. Enjoy! (And of course, there was our Cambodia temple-marathon in between our Thailand destinations, but I'm …

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Thailand, part 2 – Chiang Mai

Our Thai adventures continue... Day 94: Bugs...yum? We had yet another Air Asia flight that morning, this time to head to Chiang Mai, a city in northern Thailand. The flight passed without issue and we were at our new hotel--Rendezvous Classic House--by mid afternoon. We found a random spot for lunch that afternoon (there weren't …

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