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8 Reasons to Choose a Private Game Reserve for Your Next Safari

South Africa has been on my list of countries to visit for many reasons; the culture and history, scenery, wineries, and of course ANIMALS!!! Last November I found a cheap flight to South Africa and squealed with excitement because I knew that this was going to be my chance to go on a safari and see all of the animals from my Wildlife Fact File binder. *Please tell me I am not the only dork that had this book of animals as a kid? Continue reading

Four Ways to Embarrass Yourself in Cuba

ays to embarrass yourself in CubaCuba has always intrigued me, as a U.S. citizen travel to the Caribbean island has been off limits for most of my life. Then a few years back some of the restrictions were lifted and I was able to get more exposure to the culture, history, and sites through various news outlets and bloggers.

I decided I needed to go. A childhood friend of mine, Sarah, has been wanting to go on an international trip with me. I suggest Cuba. Flights were booked. Passports were stamped. And we were off, off to explore Cuba and embarrass ourselves along the way.  Continue reading