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What Does an Africa Overland Trip Really Cost?

What Does an Africa Overland Trip Really Cost?

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. Now, spending $100 USD per day is a general goal, however, we knew overlanding in Africa was going to be one of the more expensive parts of our RTW (round-the-world) trip. While you might assume driving and camping in Africa for 56 days would be cheaper than flying around ... Read More »

Tracking the White Rhino

Tracking the White Rhino

Rhinos are extinct, just like the dinosaurs. This sentence is one we all might be saying within the next 20 years unless the current climate changes in Africa. These beautiful animals are being poached at an incredible rate, because of the value of their horns. With that in mind, there was no doubt we were going to take advantage of ... Read More »

We’re Back!!!

We’re Back!!!

Hey Folks – we are finally back on the blog! It has been a crazy last two months overlanding through Africa with us starting in Nairobi, Kenya and ending in Cape Town, South Africa (where I am currently sitting). We started out strong seeing the Serengeti and then soaked up the beach and sun in Zanzibar. However, Zanzibar also turned ... Read More »

The Serengeti: Simply Amazing

The Serengeti: Simply Amazing

After starting with Lake Manyara and Gnorongoro Crater as our appetizer, we moved on to the main course of our 3-day safari – Serengeti National Park. Our group got the 24 hour pass to the park, which allowed us to have both an evening game drive and an early morning drive. We left the crater and headed out on a ... Read More »

First Taste of Africa: Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara

First Taste of Africa: Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara

Big yellow truck: Check African safari: Check Seeing the Big 5: Check We dove head first into Africa after our first couple days at Karen Camp in Nairobi. After getting a briefing on the trip agenda and how the truck works, etc., we hopped in our big yellow truck and took off for our first camp site – Snake Park. ... Read More »

Tokyo: A Quick Four Days

Tokyo: A Quick Four Days

A VERY quick four days! We spent four days and three nights in Tokyo and we can say with absolute certainty that this was not enough time to truly see the city, but we have a schedule to keep:) We had an overnight bus to Kyoto booked, so we had to pick and choose what we wanted to see most, ... Read More »