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Sleeping at the Rim of an Active Volcano in DR Congo

Sleeping at the Rim of an Active Volcano in DR Congo

The State Department advises citizens to “avoid all but essential travel” to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Australian government has the DR Congo on the “do not travel” list due to the possibility of confronting armed groups within the park. Luckily, these rangers will have your back during the trek. It goes without saying…

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Gorilla trekking in Uganda had been a lifelong dream of mine. I’ve slowly been trying to accomplish each of the major travel goals I set two years ago and finally I had the opportunity to see mountain gorillas with my own eyes. I traveled to East Africa with a few big travel goals in mind:…

Complete Kilimanjaro Packing List

Complete Kilimanjaro Packing List

Packing for the Kilimanjaro trek can be challenging. How much should you carry? What type of backpack can you bring? And what should you buy in Tanzania? I had all of these questions leading up to my Kilimanjaro climb. Use this Kilimanjaro packing list to prepare for your climb to Africa’s highest summit. Complete Kilimanjaro…

How to Spend 48 Hours in Marrakech

How to Spend 48 Hours in Marrakech

Marrakech is a wonderfully chaotic city and that is all part of the charm of this Moroccan hub. However, the hustle of Jemaa el-Fna square is only one side of the story. Marrakech is home to tranquil gardens, spas, and rooftop retreats. After a full day exploring the maze of streets it is nice to…