• Elephant in South Luangwa National Park

    Walking Safari: Day One

    We walked single-file out of the Camp Tena Tena just after dawn on a Sunday morning. There were six of us. In the lead, Chris carried the rifle, followed by Braston our guide. I came next, then my daughter, Catherine, my sister Carolyn, and finally Bishod, guide in training. To walk the savannah, down, up and over empty oxbow lakes, and then step into the cool shade of a grove of ebony -- it's like that. You feel Africa close. [...]
  • Male Leopard in South Luangwa National Park.

    Our African Safari in Zambia

    So, you want to go on safari in Africa. But where? To say that the continent is vast is a gross understatement. Africa holds more than 20 percent of the Earth’s total [...]
  • Mount Timpanagos shot from the Sundance Lift

    Redford’s Sundance

    At the Crossroads of Art and Nature My stay at the Sundance Resort in late September was full of crisp fall air and leaves turning golden yellow, orange, and red. What a [...]
  • Royal Clipper near Soufriere, St. Lucia

    Onboard the Royal Clipper

    I sailed for two weeks on the Royal Clipper to the Windward and the Grenadine Islands. I boarded the ship in Barbados, only scheduled for a single week. Then I fell in love [...]

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  • Yesterday, The North American Travel Journalist Association announced its 2017 Award Winners for excellence in Travel Journalism. I am very honored to have been awarded a Gold Award in Travel Series, Online Publication for my three article series on Zambia, a Bronze Award in Cruises, Online Publication for Crossing the Atlantic on a Tall Ship, and then also placed as a Finalist in Travel Series, Online Publication for my series on the road trip to New Mexico. [...]

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  • The 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival

    January 13, 2018 // 10 Comments

    Every year in Taiwan, the first full moon of the Chinese New Year is celebrated with the extraordinary Lantern Festival. Learn about the 2018 Lantern Festival in Taiwan! [...]

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  • Hippo in the Luangwa River Yawns
    After a light breakfast and some coffee, we left for our second day of walking. Why do three women from Texas love Hippo Highways? Because in Africa, even flat isn't flat! [...]
  • Arab Emirates plane
    Traveling from Houston, Texas, to Lusaka, Zambia, was the longest trip my family had ever taken. We review our Emirates Business Class flight from Houston through Dubai to Lusaka, Zambia. [...]
  • Elephant in South Luangwa National Park
    We walked single-file out of the Camp Tena Tena just after dawn on a Sunday morning. There were six of us. In the lead, Chris carried the rifle, followed by Braston our guide. I came next, then my daughter, Catherine, my sister Carolyn, and finally Bishod, guide in training. To walk the savannah, down, up and over empty oxbow lakes, and then step into the cool shade of a grove of ebony -- it's like that. You feel Africa close. [...]
  • Male Leopard in South Luangwa National Park.
    So, you want to go on safari in Africa. But where? To say that the continent is vast is a gross understatement. Africa holds more than 20 percent of the Earth’s total [...]

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    The Year of Last Holidays

    April 17, 2017 // 31 Comments

    If you were dying, but still felt healthy now, what would you do with the time you had left? This question is the premise for two films entitled Last Holiday. In 2016, I lived the plot line. [...]