The Perfect Itinerary for Murchison Falls, Uganda

The Perfect Itinerary for Murchison Falls, Uganda

Murchison Falls National Parks is Uganda's largest national park that is famous for two things: its safari park and massive waterfall. While Uganda isn't the best place to go on safari in Africa (that awards goes to Kenya or Tanzania), Murchison Falls is a great...
15 Things You Must Do in Lyon, France

15 Things You Must Do in Lyon, France

Hey guys! Today we have a guest post from CatherineRose who blogs over at La Vie En C-Rose. CatherineRose lived in Lyon for three years which is why I'm excited for her to share her recommendations on what to do there! Lyon is in the Rhône-Alpes region and although...
Safari in Uganda at Murchison Falls National Park

Safari in Uganda at Murchison Falls National Park

You know those childhood dreams you have but doubt you'll ever get the chance to live out? That's what safari was like for me. As a kid, I was obsessed with African animals. I spent hours watching The Lion King and drawing safari animals on Drawing Discoveries, an...
Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda

Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda

While I was driving north to Murchison Falls with my aunt and uncle, my aunt requested we stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to see rhinos in the wild. As I had never seen any African animals in the wild, let alone white rhinos, I was beyond excited. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is...
What Living in Kampala, Uganda is Really Like

What Living in Kampala, Uganda is Really Like

A lot of readers have asked me what a typical day in Kampala looks like. So here it is! But first, a little background – in January I quit my job in Boulder, Colorado, to move to Uganda. I live in Kampala, the capital and economic hub of the country. In Kampala...
Stone Town, Zanzibar: What to Eat, See, and Do

Stone Town, Zanzibar: What to Eat, See, and Do

Stone Town, Zanzibar, is a maze. A beautiful, chaotic labyrinth that harkens back to another world. As I walked the narrow streets, I almost felt like I was in a Moroccan medina. Historically, Stone Town was a base for Middle Eastern traders who came to East Africa in...
My First Impressions of Uganda

My First Impressions of Uganda

I've only been in Kampala, Uganda, for a week and I'm already head over heels. I like it so much that when people ask me, “How are you liking Kampala so far?” I have to hold back from gushing about all the reasons I'm so enamored. For those who don't know,...
Highlights of a Week in England

Highlights of a Week in England

England holds a special place in my heart. I love the pubs, the dry humor, the thousands of years of history. It's also a very unique country. Where else would you overhear a middle-aged man on the train talking about how he's ‘very fussy' with his tea...