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Visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park In Uganda

By |2019-05-25T08:13:50-05:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Africa, Unique Experiences|

Visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda.  One of my favorite travel experiences has been going on safari.  I have been fortunate to go on safari in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Namibia, and now most recently in Uganda.  There is simply no equivalent of being able to witness these magnificent animals in nature.  Safari in Uganda was [...]

Trekking For Chimpanzees In Uganda

By |2019-05-25T08:13:48-05:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Africa, Unique Experiences|

Trekking Chimpanzees Uganda.  When someone mentions Uganda, located in East Africa, I think of two things.  Gorillas and Idi Amin.  Uganda is well-known for tracking gorillas in the wild.  And Idi Amin was a larger than life figure who ruled Uganda in the 1970s after overthrowing the government, and it is estimated that the General [...]

A Cultural Walk In Bigodi, Uganda

By |2019-05-25T08:13:44-05:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Africa, Unique Experiences|

Cultural Walk Bigodi Uganda.  Sitting on the edge of the Kibale National Park, well-known for chimpanzee trekking, is the small village of Bigodi.  Bigodi is a six-hour drive, west of Kampala, the bustling capital of Uganda.  Bigodi is a village of rolling hills, thick green vegetation, and mud brick huts.  While Bigodi might be an [...]

What You Need To Know When Traveling To Luanda, Angola

By |2019-05-25T08:32:52-05:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Advice, Africa, Unique Experiences|

Luanda Angola Travel Overview.  Angola is the 7th largest country in Africa with 25 million souls located on the Atlantic Ocean. While Angola has been inhabited since Paleolithic times and was later colonized by the Portuguese, who appeared beginning in the 16th century. Angola gained its independence in 1975 from the Portuguese. A nearly 30-year, vicious [...]

Visiting West Burkina Faso

By |2019-05-25T12:56:46-05:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Africa, Unique Experiences|

Visiting West Burkina Faso.  I didn’t expect I would be back in Burkina Faso for a second visit after my initial visit to Ouagadougou, the capital, in 2017.  In November of 2018 I partook in a six country West African road trip, which included a drive through Burkina Faso as I exited Ivory Coast and before [...]

A Year In Review 2018

By |2019-05-25T12:57:23-05:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Asia, Oceania, Unique Experiences|

A Year In Review 2018. It was a busy travel year in 2018 with some incredible experiences. After spending New Year’s Eve in NYC, I began my country collecting in Fiji (after my flight was delayed for three days due to a Boston snow storm). Fiji was my 116th country. And in November, I visited my [...]

Mali -130th Country

By |2019-05-25T13:00:22-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Africa, Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

Mali -130th Country. To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries. Mali is my 130th country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! Eighteen million people make their home in this land-locked western African [...]

Ivory Coast – 129th Country

By |2019-05-26T08:44:29-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Africa, Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

Ivory Coast 129th Country.  To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries.  Ivory Coast is my 129th country.     Check out the best 193 travel books to read!  Ivory Coast also known as Republic of [...]

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