Meaning "a discovery or a fortunate and unexpected finding that occurs when you are looking for something else," serendipity is just what we found in Sri Lanka.
Relaxation was number one on our to-do list in the Seychelles, followed by scuba diving and visiting the national botanical gardens. And seeing the giant tortoises, of course.
Most people visiting Africa are in search of the "big five": lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffalo. But there are also zebras, antelopes, giraffes, crocodiles, wildebeests, hippos, and all of the beautiful, beautiful birds.
There are many factors that go into choosing a travel destination. Weather, prices, activities, food ... it's a personal choice that can be as simple or complicated as you choose to make it. But safety is a priority for every …
Timbuktu. Bora-Bora. Darjeeling. Balikpapan. Kathmandu. Zanzibar. I've been intrigued by these places my whole life, even though I didn't know anything about them beyond their melodious and exotic-sounding names.
Dolphins, dhows, and fresh scallops straight from the sea in Oman.
Aside from the Western "Wailing" Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, you'll find dozens of other sites with familiar names throughout Jerusalem's old city. And if you get an early start, you can see them all in a …
Storms and shawarma in Beirut, a city with a history of unrest that is working toward a peaceful future.
We haven't had time to write our own post yet, but our Seychelles travel tips were featured on The Discoverer!
"Try this." It's a statement we hear often on this around-the-world adventure, and it usually winds up being delicious. But what was in front of us at the moment looked like a ball of dark brown bark covered in some …