Tips for Choosing the Best Nile Cruise for your Egypt Vacation

by Mary Jo Manzanares on October 10, 2018

Egypt is one of the most fascinating countries in the world when it comes to archaeology and history. The country has so much to offer from the pyramids of Giza to the temples of Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings and more. Egypt’s treasures, both those discovered and those that still remain hidden, have […]


8 Wonderful Nature Experiences to Have in Uganda

by The Travelers Way on July 3, 2018

Although Uganda may seem like a myth, the Africa of legends, a place so far away, in reality she will happily hand you the bucket-list trip of a lifetime. There’s a reason she is called the Pearl of Africa. The cities are lively and interesting, but it’s Mother Nature that is the real draw in […]


Nelson Mandela Themed Tour of South Africa

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 4, 2013

Nelson Mandela tour of South Africa

Inspired by the upcoming release of the film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Zicasso introduces a 5-star journey through South Africa that follows in the footsteps of one of Africa’s finest sons: Nelson Mandela. The year 2014 will mark the 50th anniversary of Mandela’s sentence to life imprisonment and the 20th anniversary of Mandela becoming the […]


Five Fine Dining Experiences in Johannesburg, South Africa

by Guest Contributor on April 12, 2013

Johannesburg skyline, South Africa

Fine dining is about a lot more than the simple act of eating. It is about the experience, as a whole, how each course guides you through your meal, like plot points in a book. How the setting creates a mood and an atmosphere. How your waiter helps you along this journey like a familiar […]



by Guest Contributor on January 28, 2013

That was the first word of Swahili that Rick learned. As he walked through the crowded marketplace people looked at him and smiled, then they would point in the direction that the other nine of us went and say one word, “wazungu”: white people. Arusha in Northern Tanzania is no stranger to tourists. Many tourists […]


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 […]


8 Reasons to Visit Morocco

by Guest Contributor on November 2, 2011


There are few places in the world that offer the wide variety of experiences that Morocco does. A trip to this exotic African country can be customized to your travel preferences to include relaxing days on the beach and nights in Moroccan steam baths, or ramped up for the adventure tourist who’s looking for ski […]


Safari 101: Planning a Kenya Safari

by Rita Cook on October 21, 2011

maasai mara women

There are a number of African countries on the list when looking for the perfect African Safari; the place I have connected with over the years, and that I keep returning to, is always Kenya.  To really understand Kenya though, you have to experience the safaris and the villages and riding through thousands of acres […]

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