Kenya adventure: Horsing around the Masai Mara

Masai Warriors

Richard Powell joins a gonzo riding outfit to trek across Kenya’s epic game reserve, camping beneath the stars and hanging onto his horses.


Natural wonders of the world

Mighty glaciers flow into the frigid water in Alaska's Glacier Bay

Intrepid travelers have their favorite “natural wonders,” and it’s not always the best known places that capture one’s sense of awe.


Pack for a Purpose—to help others

Ban Na Taer, near Vientiane, Laos.

If you’re traveling overseas this summer, consider tucking a few supplies into your suitcase that could help change lives. An organization, Pack for a Purpose, has made the concept of voluntourism (traveling with charitable intentions) very easy.


Where to get your cupcake fix in Durban, South Africa

Cupcakes Durban

Cupcakes are sometimes called “fairy cakes” in South Africa. When in the coastal city of Durban, the best place to find them is at the foodie markets,  which you will not want to miss. The I Heart Market, a food and design market, takes place on the first Saturday morning of each month. Young Durban… Read More


Masai Mara mobile tent camp – Best Kenya safari experience

Imagine roaming the endless plains of Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya on day-long game drives, witnessing dramatic interactions between hunting animals and the hunted, then returning each night to an old-world East Africa tent camp.


Durban Botanic Gardens is a historic gem — with surprises

When you come to the South African Indian Ocean city of Durban — and I am specifically saying when, because you must — if you make your way to any part of the city that has gardens and trees and this is not difficult as there are many (gardens and trees), you will get to hear the cry of a hadida in flight.