Monthly Archives: December 2017

Wedding in Rwanda!

Sitting at the dining room table over Christmas, mum and I reviewed 2017 in between bites of our bagels and both agreed that my sister Sarah’s wedding to partner Nady was the number one highlight. Sarah had always said she … Continue reading

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Gorilla trekking in Uganda

One of the absolute highlights of 2017 was trekking into the Ugandan jungle to hang out with gorillas. We had originally planned to see the gorillas in Rwanda, but a few months before our trip the Rwandan government doubled the … Continue reading

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The last Friday before Christmas

Happy holidays! How’s your week been? Have you finished buying presents? Someone played ‘All I want for Christmas for you’ by Mariah Carey OUT LOUD in the office on Wednesday. That should be illegal. I couldn’t get the tune out … Continue reading

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The magic of Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar was the only place I’d researched ahead of our East Africa trip. So needless to say I was beyond excited for the blinding turquoise blue water, traditional architecture and history of the old town. After our safari we flew … Continue reading

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Safari final day: Ngorongoro Crater

The night before our final day on safari we stayed in camping ground I’ll never forget. It was a big open field on a slight hill and all the other tents were on one side at the top and we … Continue reading

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Safari in the Serengeti National Park

Sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti… Naturally I had Toto’s Africa stuck in my head as we drove through dust towards the entrance to Serengeti National Park. In fact we actually made our safari guide Hans blast … Continue reading

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Safari day 1: Tarangire National Park

I wouldn’t say I dreamt of going on safari but I always hoped and expected I would one day. It exceeded my expectations in every possible way. There is nothing better than seeing such an amazing array of creatures doing … Continue reading

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