Category: History

Check Africa off your Bucket List

This is a shorter, less adrenaline-charged version of our end of year Africa trip, which may not be for everyone. End 2016 with a bang and start off 2017 in the most unbelievable way possible with a bucket list tour of Africa. The itinerary has been finalized and we are taking orders!...

Dream trip to Machu Picchu

Having actually been to Machu Picchu before, I won’t simply help you book your trip. I’ll give you all the tips and insider knowledge that will make the trip smooth and unforgettable! This itinerary can be customized to your preferences and activity level but here is a sample that would...

Mayan sites that are accessible to all

Touring the ancient Mayan ruins in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula is one of those things that seems to make it onto everyone’s bucket list. Roaming the grounds at one of these sites, you may notice a lot of ramps next to or in place of steps. Or you may not notice...

15 Day All-Inclusive Africa Trip for Under $5,000

Important note: At the time of publication, the itinerary and pricing mentioned in this article were only about 90% final. Both have since been updated and announced in a separate article (click here to learn more). Take the all-inclusive dream trip of a lifetime — TWO African safaris, swimming with...

Take a Ride… on Heavy Metal

With a great deal of chuffing, 500 tons of steel slowly begins inching along. Not even walking speed. Trees and landmarks creep by the windows. The brass fixtures and polished wooden trim speak of a bygone era. An era most of us have never seen firsthand and yet, one which...

Living in the Shadow of Machu Picchu

As the nearest large city  to Machu Picchu, Cusco Peru is the gateway to the celebrated “Lost City of the Incas”. In reality, Cusco is a modest sized city of only about 300,000 people. It is extremely scenic and picturesque, in that strange way that only third world countries have...

Fort Sumter, SC – Where the US Civil War started.

Silent puffs of smoke rise on the distant shores. Sailors gather at the rails to watch the cannonballs splash harmlessly into the water. Not even near enough to get their shirts wet. Laughing, they sail into the city and pillage. With the American Revolution and the War of 1812 still...

Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kitty Hawk, NC

“Learning the secret of flight from a bird was a good deal like learning the secret of magic from a magician. After you know what to look for you see things that you did not notice when you did not know exactly what to look for.” – Orville Wright Everyone...