Navigating Vacation Options
January 26th, 2011

One of the benefits of working with a travel planner is the help we can provide navigating the various travel options. Once you decide on a destination, you have to decide on the type of trip. Do you want a guided group tour, a partially hosted tour, a private tour, or a completely independent trip. [...]

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Going on Safari? Pack These!
January 21st, 2011

I’ve been blogging a lot about safari’s and Africa lately. I’m getting very excited about potentially heading to Uganda in the spring/summer, and I am realizing a lot of the questions that travelers may have about visiting Africa and planning a safari. I thought I’d start with a general list of safari packing recommendations. While [...]

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Uganda’s Many Sides
January 19th, 2011

When I tell people that I am planning to visit Uganda this year, I’ll admit that often their first response is something along the lines of “where’s that”? I’ll also admit that when I first started studying it, I had to look it up on a map to find it’s exact location in East Africa. [...]

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U.S. Wish List
January 13th, 2011

I’ll admit it. I spend much more time traveling outside of my home country than in it. This is not because I think the United States has fewer destinations worthy of visiting. I guess it’s just that I figure I can do the closer ones “any time”. Still, I am determined to start adding domestic [...]

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