Travel During COVID-19 • What Travellers Need To Know

It’s safe to say that no one would have predicted the current situation in the world with COVID-19, outside of a few epidemiologists and Steven Soderbergh (Contagion anyone?). The present situation feels a bit dire with millions of cases around the world and the loss of hundreds upon thousands of lives. What does this mean ... Read moreTravel During COVID-19 • What Travellers Need To Know

Travel Photography Camera Kit • How We Shoot Our Travel Photographs

We get a lot of questions about our camera kit for travel photography. Everyone has a kit that works for them, but over the years, we’ve become pretty happy with our well-tuned selection of items. We’ve selected items for their versatility, most notable is our camera selection, a Fuji X-T3 with a 16-80mm F4 zoom ... Read moreTravel Photography Camera Kit • How We Shoot Our Travel Photographs

9 Best Inflatable SUP Paddle Boards For Summer 2020

Looking for the best inflatable paddle boards to get you on the water this summer? We invested in our amazing inflatable sup board last summer and lake days haven’t been the same since! We absolutely love our inflatable stand up paddle board and think it’s an awesome purchase. Seriously everytime we bring them out we ... Read more9 Best Inflatable SUP Paddle Boards For Summer 2020

20 Helpful Moraine Lake Tips to Know Before Visiting

There is no image more iconic of the Canadian Rockies or Canada for that matter than Moraine Lake. The alpine lake is a wild turquoise blue fed by glacier melt and set with a backdrop of the Ten Peaks. This pristine piece of wilderness draws in millions of visitors a year and once graced Canada’s ... Read more20 Helpful Moraine Lake Tips to Know Before Visiting

24 Costa Rica Travel Tips to Know • Your Ultimate Guide

Have plans to travel to Costa Rica? With cheap and direct flights from the US, a plethora of wildlife, stunning coastline, and pristine jungle it’s no wonder Costa Rica has become a hot travel destination in the last decade. We too were transfixed on beautiful images of the country and knew that it was time ... Read more24 Costa Rica Travel Tips to Know • Your Ultimate Guide

Best Time to Visit Ireland (2020) • Month By Month Breakdown

When is the best time to visit Ireland, you ask? Although most countries have ‘ideal’ times of year where visiting is optimal, the best time to travel anywhere isn’t as dependant on the state of the weather as you might assume. Instead, a trip is only as good as what you make of it; there ... Read moreBest Time to Visit Ireland (2020) • Month By Month Breakdown

30 Unique and Cheap Things to do in Wilmington, NC (Advice From a Local)

There is no shortage of amazing things to do in Wilmington, NC. We should know best since it is the closest thing we have to home as full-time travelers. Wilmington has something for everyone whether you stay on land or water. After several years of experience, I wanted to share some the best things to ... Read more30 Unique and Cheap Things to do in Wilmington, NC (Advice From a Local)

Campervan Iceland Trip • 15 Helpful Tips to Survive and Enjoy

Driving around Iceland in a campervan is a nature lover’s dream vacation. Doing a campervan Iceland trip is a bucket list trip for many. After all, one does not go to Iceland to spend all their time in a hotel room, but most don’t want to brave the cold nights in a tent. The Ring ... Read moreCampervan Iceland Trip • 15 Helpful Tips to Survive and Enjoy

13 Important Car Rental in Scotland Tips to Read Before You Go

If you’re planning to spend some time in Scotland, renting a car is a great option. A car rental in Scotland gives you the freedom and flexibility to travel how and when you want, but it also allows you to visit parts of this wonderful country that are difficult to reach any other way than ... Read more13 Important Car Rental in Scotland Tips to Read Before You Go

WATCH Safari Guide Chronicles | Episode 2: Chantel van der Linde

Leadership seems to unfold organically in nature, with animals inherently understanding being guided by those with wisdom collected over time. ... Read more WATCH Safari Guide Chronicles | Episode 2: Chantel van der Linde The post WATCH Safari Guide Chronicles | Episode 2: Chantel van der Linde appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

WATCH Safari Planning | Episode 1: Namibia Self-Drive with Erica Green

From the unspoilt ecosystems of the Kalahari red dunes, to granite gneiss mountain backdrops, sleeping under starlit skies, exploration of ... Read more WATCH Safari Planning | Episode 1: Namibia Self-Drive with Erica Green The post WATCH Safari Planning | Episode 1: Namibia Self-Drive with Erica Green appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

WATCH Safari Guide Chronicles | Episode 1: Jonathan Dube

Safari guides should be accredited as the essential services of an African adventure. Their passion, knowledge and insight of the ... Read more WATCH Safari Guide Chronicles | Episode 1: Jonathan Dube The post WATCH Safari Guide Chronicles | Episode 1: Jonathan Dube appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

Playlist: Self-Drive Essentials, The Rhythm of the Road

Calling all travellers and adventurers, all explorers and world wonderers, those filled with wanderlust and an appetite for the unknown ... Read more Playlist: Self-Drive Essentials, The Rhythm of the Road The post Playlist: Self-Drive Essentials, The Rhythm of the Road appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

Project Penya: Investing in the Future Females of Hwange National Park

Education is the currency of survival, however not an economy everyone has access to. This harsh truth pertains mostly to ... Read more Project Penya: Investing in the Future Females of Hwange National Park The post Project Penya: Investing in the Future Females of Hwange National Park appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

Adapted and Refined Protocols for Guided Group Travel

Have you been wondering what group safaris will look like once the travel bans are lifted? New environments call for ... Read more Adapted and Refined Protocols for Guided Group Travel The post Adapted and Refined Protocols for Guided Group Travel appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

Wildlife Photographer Feature: Interview with Peter Langer

Biography  Peter Langer, B.A., B.Sc., M.A. is one of Canada’s leading travel and wildlife photographers. His photographs have appeared in ... Read more Wildlife Photographer Feature: Interview with Peter Langer The post Wildlife Photographer Feature: Interview with Peter Langer appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

Should You Be Making Travel Plans Right Now?

Travel is all about the unexpected. And even more so now as our lives are encapsulated in uncertainty, especially in ... Read more Should You Be Making Travel Plans Right Now? The post Should You Be Making Travel Plans Right Now? appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

Wildlife Photography Feature: Amazing Images by Tommy Varley

In a time where wildlife and nature enthusiasts are unable to travel, we’re making it our goal to bring wildlife ... Read more Wildlife Photography Feature: Amazing Images by Tommy Varley The post Wildlife Photography Feature: Amazing Images by Tommy Varley appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

6 Exceptional Cameras For Hiking + How To Take Great Photos on Hikes

In this post, we share the best cameras for hiking and backpacking trips. Of course, It’s natural to want to photograph the gorgeous landscapes when exploring. We’ve shot an innumerable amount of photographs from the trail and over time have learned a few things along the way. There is a wide range of camera categories ... Read more6 Exceptional Cameras For Hiking + How To Take Great Photos on Hikes

45+ Wonderful Things to do in Banff You Love

If you are looking for the best things to do in Banff we have you covered! We visited this little mountain town a few years back and fell in love so much that we decided to move to the Canadian Rockies. There’s really nowhere quite as special as Banff National Park. Whether it’s the winter ... Read more45+ Wonderful Things to do in Banff You Love

10 Helpful Things to Know Before You Travel to Scotland

There are a few things you need to know before you travel to Scotland. With two amazing and historic cities in Glasgow and Edinburgh, and more opportunities for outdoor activities there is something for everyone in Scotland. As long as you don’t mind some unpredictable cloud coverage with a chance of rain. We had more ... Read more10 Helpful Things to Know Before You Travel to Scotland

13 Remarkable Kananaskis Hikes Too Stunning to Be Real

We had a fantastic summer hiking all over Kananaskis. Every day we could we would get out from our home in Canmore and explore. So many beautiful memories were made around Kananaskis. I want to share with you our favorite Kananaskis hikes from this summer, and will continue to update this list year after year ... Read more13 Remarkable Kananaskis Hikes Too Stunning to Be Real

18 Excellent Things to do in Crete, Greece Today

Are you looking for things to do in Crete? Years ago, we were able to visit the largest island in Greece. Traveling to Crete then was a Minoan dream that we had to fulfill before we left the Mediterranean. Three years later, we found ourselves visiting the 260 km long island once again, in search ... Read more18 Excellent Things to do in Crete, Greece Today

50 Wonderful Things to do in Banff You Love

If you are looking for the best things to do in Banff we have you covered! We visited this little mountain town a few years back and fell in love so much that we decided to move to the Canadian Rockies. There’s really nowhere quite as special as Banff National Park. Whether it’s the winter ... Read more50 Wonderful Things to do in Banff You Love

50 Wonderful Things to do in Banff You Will Love

If you are looking for the best things to do in Banff we have you covered! We visited this little mountain town a few years back and fell in love so much that we decided to move to the Canadian Rockies. There’s really nowhere quite as special as Banff National Park. Whether it’s the winter ... Read more50 Wonderful Things to do in Banff You Will Love

WATCH Safari Planning | Episode 2: Botswana Sensations

Botswana is a topographical treasure chest – its biodiverse landscape an invitation to the intrepid explorer. From the encrusted Magkadigadi ... Read more WATCH Safari Planning | Episode 2: Botswana Sensations The post WATCH Safari Planning | Episode 2: Botswana Sensations appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

Essential Items to Pack for a Botswana Safari

Botswana is a topographical treasure chest – its biodiverse landscape an invitation to the intrepid explorer. From the encrusted Magkadigadi ... Read more Essential Items to Pack for a Botswana Safari The post Essential Items to Pack for a Botswana Safari appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

An EXTENDED North Coast 500 Route • Amazing 1000+ Miles Itinerary

The North Coast 500 was originally launched back in 2015 to increase the number of visitors to the Scottish Highlands and it has most definitely achieved that. The North Coast 500 is being added to so many people’s bucket lists and you can see why. When Ed and I drove this North Coast 500 route, ... Read moreAn EXTENDED North Coast 500 Route • Amazing 1000+ Miles Itinerary

30 BEST Things to do in Jasper National Park, Alberta

Jasper National Park is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Canada. Like it’s southern sister, Banff, there are many things to do in Jasper all year round. In the summertime, you can easily grab a canoe and paddle your way around one of the many mountain lakes, or in the winter you ... Read more30 BEST Things to do in Jasper National Park, Alberta

The Ultimate Fjallraven Kanken Backpack Review • 10 Key Takeaways From a Classic Bag

The Fjallraven Kanken backpack is a classic style of bag and has been around for decades. It’s been almost 50 years since the Fjallraven Kanken was initially released, so we’re here to revisit the classic design and see how compares to the modern competition. Let’s not mince words if you’re after a highly functional bag ... Read moreThe Ultimate Fjallraven Kanken Backpack Review • 10 Key Takeaways From a Classic Bag

How to Replicate the Perfect Yukon Road Trip Itinerary (Klondike Kluane Loop)

A Yukon road trip is one of the most epic trips in Canada. The Yukon, a territory in northwest Canada, is wild, mountainous and sparsely populated. It is home to vast swaths of wilderness that is teeming with wildlife like bears, moose, caribou, and wolves. This road trip was our first time to the Yukon ... Read moreHow to Replicate the Perfect Yukon Road Trip Itinerary (Klondike Kluane Loop)

The Ultimate Peak Design Travel Tripod Review • 5 Essential Takeaways

The Peak Design Travel Tripod promised to deliver the best travel tripod ever made — that’s a pretty tall order. However, Peak Design has provided innovative and quality camera accessories such as camera bags, clips, and straps. It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that they would deliver what may be the best travel ... Read moreThe Ultimate Peak Design Travel Tripod Review • 5 Essential Takeaways

This Is How A Trip To Africa Will Change Your Life

The year was 1998.  A horrible job in a horrible city prompted me to look beyond, outside of myself and ... Read more This Is How A Trip To Africa Will Change Your Life The post This Is How A Trip To Africa Will Change Your Life appeared first on Jenman African Safaris.

Ultimate Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Review • Is it Really Worth the Price?

An in-depth Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody review that answers all your questions. We’ve got a bit of a down jacket obsession, and the Arc’teryx Cerium is our latest. So, it’s time for a review of the Cerium down jacket. Since we live in the Canadian Rockies down jacket season is year-round. This gives us plenty ... Read moreUltimate Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody Review • Is it Really Worth the Price?

Enjoying Fall in Banff in Our Zappos Merrell Jungle Crocs

*This post is sponsored by Zappos, all thoughts and opinions are my own There’s a change in the air, which means it’s time for our favorite season, Fall. Last year we missed out on this magical time of year at home because we were adventuring around Northern France. So with the current situation abroad, we ... Read moreEnjoying Fall in Banff in Our Zappos Merrell Jungle Crocs

Best Time to Visit Bali • When to Go and When to Avoid

When exactly is the best time to visit Bali? From its beaches, beach parties, and surf credentials to its emerald rice paddies, yoga classes, and unique culture, Bali is a beautiful enigma. Its Hindu shrines, dances, traditions, and even its calendar are like nothing else in Indonesia, rooted in something entirely different and, it seems, ... Read moreBest Time to Visit Bali • When to Go and When to Avoid

50 Peaceful Lake Quotes and Sayings That Will Make You Happy

If you’re in need of some peaceful lake quotes you have come to the right place. Just being by a lake does something to a person. It brings calm over the soul, and can open the mind. A great lake quote has thee power to bring back memories, or transport one into nature. Here we ... Read more50 Peaceful Lake Quotes and Sayings That Will Make You Happy

Nusa Ceningan Island • 10 Things to Know Before You Go

Just a 45-minute boat ride away from Sanur Beach is Nusa Ceningan – one of the Nusa Islands. Nusa Ceningan, Nusa Lembongan, and Nusa Penida all make up this island group and a trip to explore them is a great addition to any Bali trip. We spent a few weeks in August in Bali, and after ... Read moreNusa Ceningan Island • 10 Things to Know Before You Go

What To Wear Hiking For Any Trip (2020)

Are you wondering what to wear hiking? We break down all of the fundamental essentials to a good wardrobe and outfit for your hike in the wilderness. Of course, you don’t need a new wardrobe to go hiking and if you’re on a short and simple walk. We suggest you head out in whatever is ... Read moreWhat To Wear Hiking For Any Trip (2020)

26 Unforgettable Things to do in Banff in the Winter

Looking for the best things to do in Banff in the winter? I love Banff all year round, but I particularly love Banff in winter. While most people think of the Canadian Rockies as a summer destination, I think that winter in Banff is what it’s all about. There are so many amazing things to ... Read more26 Unforgettable Things to do in Banff in the Winter

12 Best Packable Down Jackets For Men & Women + Buying Advice (2020)

A packable down jacket is a jack of all trades, capable in the mountains, the road, or hanging around town, and it’s why I’ll never stop wearing one. With cold weather on its way, it’s time to throw my favorite clothing item in our bags, the down jacket. I am obsessed with packing the best ... Read more12 Best Packable Down Jackets For Men & Women + Buying Advice (2020)

50 Amazing Things to do in Canada

Looking for the best things to do in Canada? So were we on our recent trip to British Columbia, Quebec, and Alberta. However, Canada is so much more than three provinces and it would take a whole lifetime to explore the beautiful country. That’s why we’ve asked our travel blogging friends to help us create ... Read more50 Amazing Things to do in Canada

The 10 Best Ski Goggles For The 2020 Ski Season

Whether you are hitting the slopes for the first time or are a well-seasoned, snow-loving expert, you should be aware of the importance of your ski goggles. They should be able to keep your face warm in the coldest of descents, give you a wide range of vision, allow you to breathe easily, prevent lens ... Read moreThe 10 Best Ski Goggles For The 2020 Ski Season

12 Best Down Vests For Hiking (2020)

These are the best down vests to wear hiking or outdoors. When the heat begins to dissipate, the air becomes crisp, and you find yourself in that perfect middle ground weather, you know it’s down vest season. Every spring and fall, we love to pull out a comfy vest for either technical or casual occasions. ... Read more12 Best Down Vests For Hiking (2020)

70 Amazing Hiking Quotes and Captions for Outdoor Lovers

If you’re looking for some quotes about hiking you’ve come to the right place. There’s nothing quite like waking up early, coffee in tow, and setting out for an epic hike adventure. Whether you’re hiking with friends, climbing a mountain, chasing waterfalls, or just looking for future hike inspiration we’ve got narrowed down a few ... Read more70 Amazing Hiking Quotes and Captions for Outdoor Lovers

31 Best Winter Destinations in Europe

Who doesn’t love the winter season? I’m not much for gloomy, overcast, and rainy weather but I have to admit I love the winter in Europe. White snow, mulled wine, warm scarves, and a breath of fresh brisk air. Europe is my favorite region in the winter season. It’s why we keep coming back to ... Read more31 Best Winter Destinations in Europe

10 Best Things to do in Zakopane, Poland

There are so many things to do in Zakopane it can be hard to narrow them down. Nestled in the Tatra Mountains is Zakopane, Poland. The Polish mountain town serves as a great base to this stretch of the Carpathian Mountains. It is an outdoor wonderland that provides visitors access to snow-capped peaks, waterfalls, alpine forests, ... Read more10 Best Things to do in Zakopane, Poland