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The Joys of Flying – Unraveled

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By “SafariKay” Trotman I love flying, but it sure isn’t like it used to be. That’s true for everyone, but especially true for travel agents or anyone who routinely flies and has to pay their own way vs. their job paying for the flight. It pays to double check everything before you book because you…

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Life is Not Easy on the Serengeti, Part Three

PIT STOP – LEOPARDS Having had a morning filled with drama, first with the Wildebeest and then the Lions, we were ready to head back to camp in time for lunch.  It was beginning to get hot. Animals are not too active when it’s hot, just as humans will take naps during the heat of…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: THE REAL LION KING:

One of the side benefits about travel to Africa is the behind the scenes opportunities to get to know not just about the people behind the scenes, but the animals. In 2011 Disney filmed African Cats in the Mara Triangle, documenting the lives of specific prides. This is where I first met Kali.  In case…

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The 10 Commandments of Travel Requirements

Are there travel requirements I need to know before I begin my trip? I’m often asked if there are any requirements for travel in the way of behavior.  The answer is yes….there are.  Many of them are for reasons of safety, but here are a list of ‘rules’ I share with everyone before the trip,…

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Fact or Fiction, African Safari: Flight, Food, and Fun

The Flight Before one even thinks about how long the flight is, they’ve already thought about the reasons why they don’t want to travel to Africa, among those reasons, safety, security and food.  Usually, the next issue is how long is the flight.  The truth is if you want to travel to Africa, it doesn’t matter…

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Fact or Fiction, Myths about African Safaris: Health and Safety

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Enjoy your trip to Africa: Ebola and safety should not be a concern Ebola We talk of Ebola, a disease concentrated in the western part of Africa, some 3500+ miles from East Africa.  Despite this, East Africa continues to suffer as people cancel their trips well into 2015.  What are they waiting for? Why are…

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Tanzania Safari: SHANGA-ING with a Purpose!

Tanzania African Safaris aren’t always all about the animals Shanga Shangaa, meaning “Beads Amazing” in Swahili, is a small business located in the city based near Arusha in Tanzania Africa.  It employs 42 disabled, mute and deaf people.  They produce some of the most amazing items, including beautiful beaded necklaces, silk, kangas (shawls), and many…

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Fact or Fiction: Myths About African Safaris, Cost

Are the myths merely hogwash? Over the past seven years, since opening my business, I have heard many reasons why people choose not to travel to Africa, what they believe about an African safari and why those reasons have left them with a negative view of Africa.  It is a choice, whatever that choice may…

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Make a Difference Safari

Don’t Miss the Opportunity Do you make a difference?  Would you like to make a difference?  I wanted to write about this very special opportunity for this blog post, simply because I know there will be some who may not want to miss this opportunity to combine an African Safari with making a difference in…

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Who Are These Happy Africa Travelers? Or Not?

You might wonder, have there been any groups or people who were not happy, did not have a good experience in Africa!  It’s hard to imagine, but yes, after making one or more past trips, these few people, not the entire groups, expressed their disappointment in a property, country, experience, or me, or maybe all.  Everyone has expectations,…

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