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  • Children of the Ijango Zaidia Orphanage Centre
    Afrika Fifty6 Seeks Support in Preparation for Mission Trip to Tanzania
    In Sub-Sahara Africa there are approximately 53 million children living in orphanages and in Tanzania with a population of 43 million, several million children are orphans (source: UNICEF). With a passion for helping the less fortunate, founders...
  • Adventures in Zambia during the emerald season
    Adventures in Zambia during the emerald season
    Yes, it was the Emerald Season when our overland safariadventure took us through Zambia. Zambia's rainy season, also known as the Emerald Season, is usually December-March. When you travel through Zambia during the rainy season everything is...
  • Overland travels through Malawi, East Africa
    Overland travels through Malawi, East Africa
    Malawi known as the 'warm heart of Africa’ was included in our overland travels through East Africa. We spent three very insightful days traveling through a country where 90% of its population lives in rural areas. This land-locked...
  • Guardian Building
    Design: the wave of the future building the world's future
    Design is making and producing. Design is creativity. Design is thinking with your hands. Design is arranging the world around us to ensure the functioning and well-being of our communities. Design is the inherent human capability of understanding...
  • The Lunatic Express
    Journey through East Africa on Kenya’s legendary "Lunatic Express"
    For the tourists and local people that reside in the eastern region of Africa, train travel is the most popular means of getting to a destination, particularly between the cities of Mombasa and Nairobi. Traveling by train through eastern Africa...
  • On the spice road in Zanzibar, Tanzania
    On the spice road in Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Our overland safari through Kenya and Tanzania took us on "The Road to Zanzibar". Even before arriving Zanzibar we had undoubtedly heard of the spice islandsin Zanzibar's Archipelago. Since Zanzibar was once the spice capital of the...
  • Ebola taking toll on Africa travel due to misinformation says top tour operator
    Ebola taking toll on Africa travel due to misinformation says top tour operator
    The widespread fear of Ebola is playing havoc on tourism with the biggest emphasis on Africa where it is disrupting an industry that sustains the livelihood of many people living in sub-Saharan countries including Kenya, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe...
  • Ebola vaccines are being developed quickly
    Good news for travelers: International effort for Ebola vaccine
    News on the Ebola front has not been great as of late, but for travelers it might be getting better soon. In the short-term, there will be screenings at airports to check for fevers and travel history before boarding aircraft at select airports in...
  • The spice island Zanzibar is the perfect stop for weary travelers
    The spice island Zanzibar is the perfect stop for weary travelers
    Travelers to Zanzibar need not go without some pampering. Before arriving in Zanzibar we had undoubtedly heard of the spice islandsin Zanzibar's Archipelago. Once the spice capital of the world, it is not surprising then to hear that spice...
  • Ebola vaccine trials underway
    Good news for travelers about Ebola international vaccine effort
    News on the Ebola front has not been great as of late, but for travelers it might be getting better soon. In the short-term, there will be screenings at airports to check for fevers and travel history before boarding aircraft at select airports in...
  • Heathrow
    To fly or not to fly to ebola virus infected regions
    The question is to fly or not to fly: The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves community transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and recently an ill...
  • The Serengeti: Sunrise balloon flight, safari time and more
    The Serengeti: Sunrise balloon flight, safari time and more
    The Serengeti is a unique place in the animal world. After touring the Ngorongoro Crater we arrived at our Serengeti campsite just before park’s curfew at 6:30 pm. Visitorsto theSerengeti-Ngorongoro Biosphere Reservewill easily see why the...
  • ‘Blended’: Sandler and Barrymore will keep you laughing while finding love
    ‘Blended’: Sandler and Barrymore will keep you laughing while finding love
    Blind dates can be a nightmare, especially when both parties go into the date thinking that it will fail. This hilarious story shows a different look into blending two different families together with hope they somehow fall in love.Lauren Reynolds...
  • Himba people of Namibia
    EverGreen Escapes travel series - Ultimate Namibia Safari
    On Thursday, Mar. 13 EverGreen Escapes hosted its monthly travel seminar, this time entitled "Namibia: Up Close & Personal". The presentation, led by naturalist Tyler Davis, was designed to specifically market a pre-set itinerary,...
  • Mountain-biking along colorful paths of Namibia
    Tour Namibia via Mountain-Bike Safari
    An African Safari is on many travelers wish list. But so many folks don't like the idea of motoring through the bush via jeep. It's cramps an active persons style when they would rather their own bodies provide the fuel that moves them...