An Incredibly Inexpensive Safari

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

An African safari is one of those experiences that’s on most traveler’s wish list, and I fully expected that someday Lucas and I would plan this adventure.  However, it hasn’t been especially high on my list of destination priorities, because I feel like this is the time in our lives for budget travel. When I […]

Africa Pre-Trip Tent Trial

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

We’ve been working on final preparations for our upcoming trip to South Africa and Mozambique, and one of the issues we’re facing is a sorely limiting luggage restriction on our KLM flight to Johannesburg. Each of us gets a single 20kg bag for the two-week trip. And while normally this wouldn’t be a problem (especially […]

We’re Going to Mozambique?!

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

If you’re anything like me, you’re looking puzzled and saying, “Really?  Mozambique?!?”  This is a country that was definitely not on my travel radar a month ago!  When I think of southern Africa, I think of South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, and  Zimbabwe.  Basically safaris and Victoria Falls.  So when our friends invited us to […]