The Exclusive All-Inclusive: Destination Dominican Republic

I’m often asked about the merits of staying at an all-inclusive over a traditional resort when traveling. While both have merits, when I want to travel without worrying about the expenses on the road, all-inclusive is the way to go. Especially if you just need to crash on the beach and not count calories or … More The Exclusive All-Inclusive: Destination Dominican Republic

Hanging Out in Hwange: Zimbabwe’s Elephant Headquarters

Walking through the breezy, thatched-roof boma lobby at Ivory Lodge, a magnificent treehouse haunt at the extreme south edge of Hwange National Park, I find myself skidding to a stop in front of my friends. My jaw drops open in shock and words bubble out of my mouth in a giddy rush: “Oh my god … More Hanging Out in Hwange: Zimbabwe’s Elephant Headquarters

Road Tripping Down South Africa’s Wild Coast

I can’t deny it — when it comes to road trips, nothing is more exciting than exploring a new coastline. And when it comes to South Africa’s 2,800-odd kilometers of surf-meets-sand, none is more poignant than the so-called Wild Coast. Covering a magnificent 350-kilometer section of Indian Ocean shoreline in the Eastern Cape, the appropriately … More Road Tripping Down South Africa’s Wild Coast