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The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 4 (21-40)

The 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit – Part 4 (21-40)

We are getting close to the top of my list of the 100 Best National Parks in the World for Travelers to Visit, and in this installment, I am going to cover the parks that I rank between 21-40 on my list. There are some absolutely iconic park names on this segment of my list, with everything from the world’s 6th largest desert to one of the world’s most recognizable landmarks making an appearance. In addition to these incredible landscapes, there are also more than a few renown wildlife parks listed in this edition of my top national parks list that will get the wildlife enthusiasts among you excited. So, strap on your seatbelt, because the parks from here on out are legendary!

The Definitive Hwange National Park Safari Guide

The Definitive Hwange National Park Safari Guide

Renowned for having some of the largest elephant herds in Africa, as well as one of the strongest populations of apex predators such as lions, leopard, and the extremely endangered African painted dog, Hwange National Park will absolutely amaze you with its rich diversity of wildlife. It is one of the few places remaining in Africa where you can still spot the “Big Five” of Africa and is one of the only places in Zimbabwe where you can still see large numbers of giraffe. No matter which animals you come to see, you certainly won’t be disappointed when you go on a Hwange National Park safari.

Incredible Things to Do in Dubai that will Leave Your Heart Refreshed

Incredible Things to Do in Dubai that will Leave Your Heart Refreshed

When looking at the futuristic wonderland that the city of Dubai is today, it is hard to imagine that as recently as 1991 there was only one skyscraper in the city. Today, the city is home to the world’s tallest four and five start hotels. The government has spent a lot of money ensuring that the city of Dubai is known for its tourism industry as much as it is for oil, and the result is one of the most incredibly modern and amazing cities on the planet. I mean, the city literally has ATM machines that dish out gold instead of cash. Who wouldn’t want to visit an incredible city like that?

The Ultimate Chobe National Park Safari Guide

The Ultimate Chobe National Park Safari Guide

Chobe National Park is unlike any other national park that you can tour in Africa. It is home to one of the largest concentrations of elephants on the continent, is at the epicenter of Botswana’s great zebra migration, and offers one of the wildest and most authentic safari experiences you will find anywhere. Whether you decide to take a boat safari in the Chobe Riverfront Region to see herds of elephants playing in the water amongst hippos and crocodiles or venture into the wild interior of the Savute Region to see the park’s dense population of apex predators hunt big game, a Chobe National Park safari will leave an imprint on your soul that will be with you for your lifetime. An African safari is truly one of the world’s most incredible travel adventures and Chobe National Park is one of Africa’s most amazing parks to have that experience.

South Africa Photography Prep – The Top Cape Town Photography Spots

South Africa Photography Prep – The Top Cape Town Photography Spots

There certainly isn’t any shortage of incredible photography destinations in the beautiful country of South Africa. Whether you are into landscape photography, capturing stunning wildlife pictures, or prefer to capture cityscapes in creative street photography shots, South Africa has great places for you to do it all. One of the places that I am very excited to photograph when I visit this autumn is the amazing city of Cape Town. With breathtaking coastal mountains, spectacular coastline that is frequented by African penguins, and truly incredible monuments, Cape Town really is a photographer’s dream. As I begin to plan my trip to South Africa, I am going to share my thoughts on the best Cape Town photography spots with you.

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

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

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

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

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.