Zambia – In Which We Did Something We Swore We Wouldn’t

Inching trepidatiously towards the edge of the world's largest waterfall, I wondered how I got here. Swimming in the so-called Devil's Pool at the top of Victoria Falls in Zambia was the one activity Tim and I agreed we were not going to do. But there we were. Tim was loving it. And I… had … Continue reading Zambia – In Which We Did Something We Swore We Wouldn’t

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Tanzania & Malawi – From the Serengeti to Lake Malawi

If you have ever heard anything about Tanzania or even Africa in general, you've probably heard about the iconic Serengeti in Tanzania. The venue of countless nature documentaries and the subject of a very famous song about rain in Africa, the Serengeti is synonymous with African safari. By contrast, you've probably heard relatively little about … Continue reading Tanzania & Malawi – From the Serengeti to Lake Malawi

View of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives Israel

Israel & Palestine – A Journey Through the Holy Land

Just a few months before my and Tim's scheduled trip to Israel, US President Donald Trump announced that the US would be relocating its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the internationally disputed capital of Jerusalem. Symbolically, this was the US saying that they recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The problem is that Palestinians … Continue reading Israel & Palestine – A Journey Through the Holy Land