With the ongoing travel restrictions imposed across the globe to curb the spread of COVID-19, many travelers are wondering if international travel is on hold indefinitely. The Swain Destinations Team has compiled a list of which destinations are welcoming US travelers, to help you plan a relaxing, safe, and well-deserved break in the near future.
Tahiti holds its place at the top of my list of favorite destinations for Couples, Celebrations and Families. Learn why it is the ideal place for your next trip.
The answer to this question is simple. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda is one the most profound wildlife experiences in the world. You begin on the edge of a volcano and then enter the dense forest, hiking toward the summit. All the while, you and your guides scan the brush for telltale signs of one of the most majestic creatures on Earth. The mountain gorilla of Rwanda.
Southern Africa is known mostly for its beautiful landscapes, friendly people, wild animals, and of course “The Smoke That Thunders” Victoria Falls. Some may already be aware; however Southern Africa is also home to a wide variety of adventure activities. Check out what tops my own list below. Victoria Falls: Southern Africa Activity Capital Starting […]
J.R.R. Tolkien, the architect and author of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, once wrote, “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” Nearly 70 years later, visionary director and native Kiwi Peter Jackson gave life to Tolkein’s words on the silver screen. Using New Zealand as his backdrop, Jackson recreated the spectacular and mythical […]
I can confirm that after a combined 400 or so safari experiences across the African continent, our gorilla trekking adventure was second to none. For Ian and I, the trek was as emotional of an encounter as we have ever experienced in travel. Gorilla Trekking Lodges Our gorilla trekking adventure took place in Volcanoes National […]