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.
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 […]
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 […]
The Great Migration in Africa will give you goosebumps. Millions of animals moving clockwise, following the rain and the promise of food and water. The Great Migration is an ancient practice and to see it is to see the circle of life unfold right before your very eyes. In Kenya, that is precisely what I […]
When it came time to plan a honeymoon, the choice was easy. Africa. Most honeymooners crave a respite after the madness of their wedding day, opting for a relaxing beach vacation. While a few days on the beach did seem appealing, we instead chose a safari-infused excursion into the African bush. Here is why we […]