Zanzibar: One Week Itinerary

Zanzibar, aka Spice Island, is an amazing African destination with picturesque beaches and a vibrant fusion of cultures. The island was colonized by the Portuguese, Arabs and English. While the predominant religion is Islam, there are large Hindu and Christian minorities. Impressive architecture reflects Arab, Indian and African influences. We recently divided 12 days in…

Sunrise over the Indian Ocean, boats and balcony

Travel Hacks to Save Big Money

By Alex Kallimanis: Everyone likes a good deal, no matter what your budget is. Especially in the United States, there are a lot of travel hacking opportunities. Last year we flew multiple international trips for just the taxes, thanks to credit card bonus points. It’s liberating to fly around the world for very cheap, and…

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Luxury Tanzania Safari: 3 Day Safari Itinerary

“The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa, because he has so much to look forward to” – Richard Mullin. Children somersaulting into the Indian Ocean in Zanzibar City, a lion stalking its prey, admiring Mount Kilimanjaro for the first time, those are just a few incredible moments…

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What to Pack for a Tanzania Safari

Safaris are accessible to more travelers than ever. On a safari you will see travelers dressed in proper safari gear – meaning they are appropriately protected from possible problems and annoyances. But you will also see those who leave you wondering a little bit how they got there. So what should you pack for a…

Adventures in the Muslim World: Morocco to Malaysia

Barely into his presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive order to temporarily ban residents of seven countries in the Muslim world from entering the United States. While the justice system has ruled it to be un-consitutional and has tied it up in courts, hundreds of thousands of people have reportedly had their visas revoked, and…