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Adventure Travel

Travel Immunizations for South Africa

October 11, 2013 | 1

With plans to travel to (a) Johannesburg, South Africa (b) Victoria Falls, at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe and (c) Kruger National Park, South Africa it’s important to learn what immunizations are recommended and required for travel… even more … Read More

20 Days in Kruger National Park for $30.14/night

September 9, 2013 | 1

I’ve always been under the impression that you’d need to have a minimum $5,000 budget to enjoy Africa. Is that true? How far is Africa anyway? If you fly all the way across the globe to get there, can’t we stay as long as possible? When is the best time of year to go? What airlines fly direct or with the least stops? So many questions and time to get some answers. (Illustration by Kenneth Gitonga)

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Adventure: Leap off the World’s Tallest SkyJump (Las Vegas, NV)

December 11, 2011 |

It’s the only SkyJump in North America and the highest in the world. SkyJump is a controlled free fall, similar to a vertical zip line. The launching pad is located on the 108th floor of Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower in Las Vegas, 855 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. Jumpers are harnessed in and attached to a cable that is connected to a descender machine. Guide wires keep the skyjumper on course and on target. I take the leap! Read More