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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:…

The Tiger's Nest Bhutan

A Trek into the Tiger’s Nest of Bhutan

The Tiger’s Nest, or Paro Taktsang as it is known locally, is what drew my attention to the country of Bhutan. I knew little about the last Himalayan Kingdom besides what I had seen in photos. The trek to the Tiger’s Nest in Bhutan is something I had been dreaming about for years and it…