2018

Namibia Part 2: The Great Staff at CCF

There are over 100 great staff people who work at CCF.  From cooks, farmers property managers, veterinarians, geneticists everyone loves their job and love cheetahs and their love clearly shows.  Two shining examples of that are Laura and Becky.  Laura is from England and Becky is from Canada.  Their job is to help take care […]

The Frommers Travel Show Featuring Alan Feldstein!

The next episode of the renowned Fommers Travel Show will be released online and as a podcast on February 18th featuring Alan! Frommers has a special place in Alan’s heart, and history. His first backpacking trip around Europe “many moons ago” was all done with “Europe on Ten Dollars A Day” (that should give you […]

Namibia Part 1: Back at CCF

After some long flights and ample travel excitement, I landed in Namibia and headed for the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). I am not only on the board of trustees for this incredible organisation but I feel like it is a home away from home in Africa. Every time I arrive I receive a warm welcome […]

2017

5 Amazing Facts About Tanzania

Tanzania the first country I visited and is still one of Africa’s most incredible countries. Here are 5 tantalising, tremendous facts about Tanzania. 1. Tanzania is surrounded by three expansive lakes, Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Malawi. Lake Victoria is the second largest freshwater lake in the world. (And Lake Tanganyika is where I first […]

Every Travel Show is Unique

By now I’m sure you’ve heard me say how much I look forward to travel show season every year. It is always a whirlwind of flights around the country, hauling exhibits around, excitement in the air and a special experience for me to meet new people and share my passion of Africa.  As my children […]

Travel Show Season!

The holidays are wonderful but I think one of my most favorite times of year is the season of adventure.. ..the excitement of possibilities.. ..the nationwide travel shows! Every year I take part in travel shows across the United States. It is a great way to personally speak with people who have long had Africa […]

Rwanda 2017 Part 6: Night Driving

Sitting at the beautiful Ruzizi Lodge in Akagera National Park.  I have just been told by a group of new friends that I have met on this trip that there is an opportunity to go on a night drive in the park.  I have been on several night drives over the years and it is […]

Rwanda 2017 Part 5: Akajera National Park

  Today after breakfast we made our way to Akajera National Park.  This is the only park in Rwanda with the big 5.  And while the numbers are small they are growing.  It is beautiful with lots of different ecosystems.  But what is really impressive is that they just relocated 18 black rhino from South […]