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The Best South African Safaris

South Africa is home to all of the "big five" game species.rhino image by TEMISTOCLE LUCARELLI from Fotolia.comSouth Africa is an enormous and varied nation. The emergence of South Africa from 46 years of apartheid rule has led to a considerable influx of tourists keen to experience what...

How to Enjoy an Egyptian Vacation

It may be with fear and trepidation that you make plans to vacation in Egypt, because it is far away and the culture is so different. But if you are flexible and willing to learn a completely new way of life, Egypt is the place to see. Egyptians understand the importance of tourism, so they will go

South African Safari Vacations

Observe Africa's natural beauty on a South African safari vacation.auf safari image by Andrea Vonblon from Fotolia.comGoing on a South African safari can be one of the most rewarding experiences in a lifetime. South Africa offers the chance to see indigenous wildlife that cannot be found...

Silver Backed Jackals

Silver Backed Jackals, Selenkay Conservancy, Amboseli Eco-system

Identifying animal dung makes a safari more fun

My youngest son recently learned how to calculate the height of an elephant based just on its footprint in the sand. He also learned how much fun it is to check out animal scat for clues on what, why, when and how, in the African bush. Here are a few fascinating safari scat facts to help you relate

What Were the Agreements Signed by the Israelis & the Palestinians?

Since 1995 the Israeli government and representatives of the Palestinians have signed several agreements. These agreements relate to issues involving land, military cooperation and division of authority in various areas of the West Bank and Gaza. Each agreement required both sides to make difficult

South Luangwa - Most Authentic Safari in Africa

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. An overview of South Luangwa's wildlife, accommodation, and activities including the "walking safari". Find out how to get to South Luangwa, what other sights a visit can be combined with as well as more information about Zambia.

Dung Showers and More Poopy Wildlife Facts

Checking out animal dung always makes an African safari more interesting. You're more likely to encounter animal scat before the animal itself, so here

Ethiopia Travel Tips

Ethiopia Travel Tips. Travel tips for Ethiopia include information about Ethiopian visas; Ethiopian Currency; traveler safety and health in Ethiopia; best time to visit Ethiopia; how to get to Ethiopia; how to get around Ethiopia; information about Ethiopian tours and more.

Serengeti's Camps and Lodges

Camps and lodges in the Serengeti national Park. There are some incredible tented camps in the Serengeti, here's a list of mobile camps, tented luxury camps and lodges I recommend in the Serengeti National Park. Image of a Mobile Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

When to Go to South Africa

If you're planning a trip to South Africa make sure you choose the best time to go! Find out when to go to South Africa if you want to go on safari, visit Cape Town, tour the Winelands, spend time at the beach, see the wild flowers, hike in the Drakensberg, surf, and all the other other great a

Millennium Hotels in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is home to two Millennium hotels, the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai and the Grand Millennium Hotel Dubai. The Millennium Airport Hotel is located within 10 minutes of the Dubai Airport and offers complimentary shuttle service to this hub. The Grand Millennium Dubai Hote

Guide to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport

A Guide to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport. If you have a longer stop over at JNB, or you are just wondering what the airport is like, how to get to the airport and how to get out of the airport, check out my guide to OR Tambo International Airport -- one of Africa's busiest

Facts on Ghana, Africa

Though a developing country, Ghana is one of sub-Saharan Africa's most stable countries. Although the country has more than 100 different ethnic groups, Ghana's stable government has helped keep the country out of many of the civil wart struggles of its neighbors. Ghana is still building economicall

Information About the Rose Garden Hotel in Dubai

Dubai is located south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As of the 2008 census estimate, the population of Dubai was approximately 2,262,000. The Rose Garden Hotel Apartments--Bur Dubai is located in the heart of Dubai's