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Family Friendly Safari Camps in Zambia & Zimbabwe
Africa / Family/Kids Travel / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Family Friendly Safari Camps in Zambia & Zimbabwe

An African safari is a bucket-list experience for many, but it’s not as hard to achieve as you might think. Some safaris can be geared toward adults, but there are… Read More…

Live Every Week Like It’s Shark Week: 5 Great Shark Adventures
Africa / Mexico & Central America / Middle East / Pop Culture Travel / Water sports

Live Every Week Like It’s Shark Week: 5 Great Shark Adventures

We all love Shark Week. Here’s the great news: it doesn’t have to end! Just because the Discovery Channel only has one week of programming doesn’t mean you can’t follow… Read More…

Video Travel Tip: Going to the Middle East During a Travel Alert
Africa / Middle East / Travel Safety / Video Travel Tips / Videos

Video Travel Tip: Going to the Middle East During a Travel Alert

The worst four-letter word starting with “f” is “fear,” and Americans know no shortage of it when it comes to making their travel choices.  Visiting the US State Department’s travel… Read More…

2013 Extreme Travel: Swimming with Sharks in Cape Town
Adventure Travel & Sports / Africa / Eco Travel / Videos / Water sports

2013 Extreme Travel: Swimming with Sharks in Cape Town

Want to add extreme travel to your bucket list? The region outside of Cape Town, South Africa, is known for adventure experiences, from soft to majorly adrenaline-fueled. That’s right, we’re talking… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Edge of Africa’s Community Work in South Africa
Africa / Travel News / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Edge of Africa’s Community Work in South Africa

In Knysna, South Africa, west of Cape Town, there is award-winning private volunteer organization, Edge of Africa, that aims to do something a bit different. While “voluntourism” isn’t their favorite… Read More…

Voluntourism: Six Change-Makers in Africa
Adventure Travel & Sports / Africa / Eco Travel / Voluntourism

Voluntourism: Six Change-Makers in Africa

Michaela S. Guzy, who writes the blog OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, recently completed a three-month journey across seven African countries.  Sometimes, it’s not about just the destination or the organization, but the people… Read More…

Volunteering in South Africa & How to Make a Family Voluntourism Vacation
Africa / Cultural Immersion / Destinations / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tools / Voluntourism

Volunteering in South Africa & How to Make a Family Voluntourism Vacation

Inspired by her 42-day, around-the-world trip with four children under the age of 10, you chose Marie LeRose as our contributor contest winner for 2012. This summer Marie and her… Read More…

Five Tips for Planning a Trip to Morocco with Kids
Africa / Destinations / Family/Kids Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Luxury Travel / Travel News / Travel Tools

Five Tips for Planning a Trip to Morocco with Kids

Despite Morocco’s popularity and the explosive growth of tourist infrastructure, it’s still a logistically intensive country to visit. Add kids to the mix and you have the recipe for the… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Learn French & Volunteer in Africa
Africa / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Learn French & Volunteer in Africa

This weekend Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio is coming to you from Paris, France. We’ve already told you how you can restore castles in France and now we’re focusing on the… Read More…

Safari Through Uganda Where Seeing is Believing, Part 2
Adventure Travel & Sports / Africa / Destinations / Eco Travel / Travel Tools / Videos

Safari Through Uganda Where Seeing is Believing, Part 2

As the Nile River weaves and winds its way up Africa, it takes one turn to a special place found in Northern Uganda, Paraa Safari Lodge inside Murchison Falls National… Read More…

Egypt: Still Safe to Travel?
Africa / Middle East / Travel Safety / Videos

Egypt: Still Safe to Travel?

Egypt has been in the headlines quite a lot lately, but that still doesn’t mean that all of the country is unsafe to visit. Tourism has always been one of… Read More…