Category: Travel

Ten Easy Tips to Avoid Tick and Mosquito-borne Illnesses When Traveling

The tropical regions of the world are some of the most beautiful and life-filled regions on the planet. Because of this, many of the world’s most popular travel destinations are located in tropical regions of the world. As fun and incredible as these regions are to explore, they are also filled with dangers that you won’t find in the more temperate regions of the globe. Among these dangers are insect and other biting vectors that can transmit serious illnesses such as Malaria, Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, African Tick-bite Fever, and other insect-transmitted diseases. That is why you must learn how to avoid tick and mosquito-borne illnesses when traveling to tropical regions where these diseases are endemic.

Botswana Entrance Requirements – Passport, VISA, Customs, and Immunization Requirements for Visitors

If you are traveling to Botswana from outside of the country, you should be aware of the Botswana entrance requirements for visitors before you start planning your travel. If you do not meet the passport, VISA, or immunization requirements, you could be denied entry into Botswana. This is not something that I would wait until the last minute to take care of as you might not have enough time to sort out any issues at the last minute should you run into them.

Zimbabwe Entrance Requirements – Passport, VISA, Customs, and Immunization Requirements for Visitors

If you are traveling to Zimbabwe from outside of the country, you should be aware of the Zimbabwe entrance requirements for visitors before you start planning your travel. If you do not meet the passport, VISA, or immunization requirements, you could be denied entry into Zimbabwe. This is not something that I would wait until the last minute to take care of as you might not have enough time to sort out any issues at the last minute should you run into them.

South Africa Photography Prep – The Top Garden Route Photography Spots

The country of South Africa is absolutely chock-full of incredible photography destinations. Whether you are interested in landscape photography, wildlife photography, or prefer to spend your time taking pictures of cityscapes, the country has great places to do it all. One of the spots I am most excited about photographing during my upcoming trip to South Africa is the infamous Garden Route. Few other destinations in this world have as incredible a coastline as this stretch of South Africa. As I begin to plan my trip, I am going to share my thoughts on the best Garden Route photography spots with you.

South Africa Entrance Requirements – Passport, VISA, Customs, and Immunization Requirements for Visitors

If you are traveling to South Africa from outside of the country, you should be aware of the South Africa entrance requirements for visitors before you start planning your travel. If you do not meet the passport, VISA, or immunization requirements, you could be denied entry into South Africa. This is not something that I would wait until the last minute to take care of as you might not have enough time to sort out any issues at the last minute should you run into them.

The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 3 (41-60)

In this installment of my list of the 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit, I cover some of the world’s most infamous and revered national parks. In the list of the parks that I have ranked in the 61-80 range of my rankings, you will find some spectacular wildlife viewing parklands to visit, as well as some of the world’s most beautiful mountain destinations. If you are in search of a national park to visit this year, you will find no shortage of incredible destinations on this list to explore.

The Ultimate Goblin Valley State Park Guide for Visitors to Southern Utah

While Southern Utah’s five incredible national parks may get most of the attention from visiting travelers, you would be remiss to discount the region’s many incredible state parks. One of the most popular and most beautiful of these state parks is the amazing Goblin Valley State Park. Renowned for its valley filled with stunning rock formations, Goblin Valley State Park rivals Bryce Canyon National Park in terms of beautiful rock formations. In addition to the beauty of the park, there are also several incredible things for visitors to do within the park as well. In this Goblin Valley State Park guide, I will spotlight the many spectacular viewpoints, trails, and activities that are available to travelers who visit the park.

Africa Travel Planning Part 2 – Putting Together an Itinerary

In the second part of my Africa travel planning guide, I am going to outline what our travel itinerary will look like for this trip and start to talk about the logistics of our travel. Instead of booking a comprehensive tour for this trip, we have decided to book most of the travel and accommodations on our own, then use smaller tours for the sights that we would like to see. This means a lot more work planning the travel for me, but it also means that we will see significant savings and have a lot more flexibility to do what we want to do on this trip. This is important because we have a lot that we would like to see and do, and only a few weeks in which to do it. In this guide, I will share my secrets for making sure that I have all of the logistics covered as well as how much we are saving by planning a majority of this trip on our own.

The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 2 (61-80)

In this installment of my list of the 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit, I continue covering some of the world’s most incredible parklands. To give you a sense of how diverse the parks that I have ranked in the 61-80 segment of my list, you will find parks from six different continents in this installment. This includes everything from Africa’s most mysterious and incredible mountain range to one of the lowest and hottest places on Earth. One thing that all of these parks have in common is their breathtaking beauty and the sheer joy and wonder you will experience when you visit them.

Africa Travel Planning Part 1 – Starting to Plan Our Trip

In this Africa travel planning series, I am going to share with you the process I will be using to plan my trip to visit the incredible countries of South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. Planning a trip to Africa can seem daunting, but after having visited the continent without a tour company in the past, I am much more confident in my planning this time around. I plan to review with you the different options available to you when planning a trip to Africa, as well as explain why we have made the planning decisions that we have made. In part one of this series, I am going to start by explaining how I started my Africa travel planning process.