Yoga safari retreats

Yoga retreats: not just for beaches anymore 

Yoga retreats are not a novelty. For years, people have been escaping winter’s gray skies and frosty conditions for the opportunity to get their chakra on in a warm, focused and supportive environment. But, normally, when one thinks of a yoga retreat, one thinks of destinations like Costa Rica, Greece, Indonesia, Turkey and Thailand. But, African cou…

Yoga safari retreats

Yoga retreats: not just for beaches anymore 

Yoga retreats are not a novelty. For years, people have been escaping winter’s gray skies and frosty conditions for the opportunity to get their chakra on in a warm, focused and supportive environment. But, normally, when one thinks of a yoga retreat, one thinks of destinations like Costa Rica, Greece, Indonesia, Turkey and Thailand. But, African cou…

Tips for a successful safari with kids

Going on safari with kids: Part I

We recently traveled to Tanzania for a safari and side trip to Zanzibar. Being a close family we naturally planned to take our boys with us without a second thought. Traveling with kids can sometimes be a challenge, and traveling with three boys ages, 14, 12 and 8 is often unpredictable. As we planned the big trip we thought about what we would encounter along …

Tips for a successful safari with kids

Going on safari with kids: Part I

We recently traveled to Tanzania for a safari and side trip to Zanzibar. Being a close family we naturally planned to take our boys with us without a second thought. Traveling with kids can sometimes be a challenge, and traveling with three boys ages, 14, 12 and 8 is often unpredictable. As we planned the big trip we thought about what we would encounter along …

Tarangire National Park: A hidden gem in Tanzania

Tarangire: A land of elephants

Of all the parks on the northern circuit, Tarangire National Park is by far my favorite. We stopped in Tarangire on day 10 of our 14-day, family safari in August. The park is conveniently located a few hours southwest of Arusha. After a week and a half ‘off roading’ in the Serengeti, the paved road leading to the park was a greatly welcomed sight. The road in is l…

Tarangire National Park: A hidden gem in Tanzania

Tarangire: A land of elephants

Of all the parks on the northern circuit, Tarangire National Park is by far my favorite. We stopped in Tarangire on day 10 of our 14-day, family safari in August. The park is conveniently located a few hours southwest of Arusha. After a week and a half ‘off roading’ in the Serengeti, the paved road leading to the park was a greatly welcomed sight. The road in is l…