Glamping with Lions in the Serengeti

by Lanee Lee on November 28, 2012

When I imagined going on safari in Africa and staying in tents in the Serengeti, I was ready to rough it in exchange for the luxury of seeing elephants, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and rhinos up close and personal. Little did I know, AndBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas in Kenya had something else in mind. After […]


Negev Desert: Bedouins Do it Better

by Lanee Lee on January 12, 2012

Sitting cross-legged on the glittering purple and silver pillows around the campfire at Noam Bamidbar Farm in the Negev Desert of Israel, I wait for my Nana (mint) tea made by a genuine Bedouin farmer named Mohammad.  As Mohammad spoke about the Negev Desert, I notice Mohammad’s lovely lime green tasseled scarf and tell him I like […]