Nine Safari Tips For a Memorable African Vacation

by Guest Contributor on May 14, 2019

With visions of “the Big Five” dancing in my head, I began to prepare for my African Safari. My first step was to interview a family who had recently returned from a two-week African safari. Cheryl provided me with a number of tips, and I was happy to have her advice. Now that I’ve returned […]

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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 […]


10 Colorado Locations for Fall Wildlife Photography

by Anthony Manzanares on October 24, 2016

  Celebrate the fall season with a photography trip to any scenic Colorado destination. With over 900 species of wildlife spanning across more than 350 wildlife areas, Colorado lets you take in the rich colors of autumn coupled with the mating and migratory traditions of the state’s wild inhabitants. From the grasslands of the eastern […]


Happy Valentine’s Day from The Travelers Way

by Mary Jo Manzanares on February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine’s Day! While the origins of St. Valentine’s Day are disputed by historians and theologians, at The Travelers Way we believe in celebrating all holidays with a gift of travel.  And just in case you’re fresh out of ideas, we have plenty of romantic travel ideas to help you pick the special experience right […]


Happy New Year: Welcoming In 2012

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 1, 2012

champagne toast

We’re toasting in the New Year here at The Travelers Way and are excited about what 2012 has in store.  All of us are busy making travel plans, and whether those plans take us near or far, we’ll be sharing our experiences with you. The Travelers Way is about sharing ideas and recommendations for REAL […]

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2011 in Review: Launch, Growth, Lessons

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 30, 2011

As 2011 wends to its inevitable close, we take this opportunity to look back on the year – our start, our path, our growth – in order to set goals and plan for 2012 and beyond.  The year has been full of challenges and growth, much like life, and we learned a lot.  Permit me, […]

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Happy Holidays 2011 from The Travelers Way

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 25, 2011

holidays 2011

The staff and writers at The Travelers Way wish you the very happiest of Holidays! Photo credit:  SXC


Happy Thanksgiving 2011

by Mary Jo Manzanares on November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving 2011

On this day we give thanks to you, our readers.  From all of us here at The Travelers Way, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. Photo credit:  Benn Wolfe via flickr


Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando

by Greg Seiter on November 17, 2011

From live musical performances to stunt-heavy productions, Universal Orlando is home to a variety of shows but in my mind, there’s one in particular that stands out. The Blue Man Group show at Universal CityWalk is a one-hour and 45 minute production that focuses on the theatrical antics of three bald, enigmatic characters who entertain their […]


Happy Halloween

by Mary Jo Manzanares on October 31, 2011

Halloween Pumpkins

Whether you’re on the road this Halloween, or spending time at home, we wish you a day full of trick-or-treating, good-natured pranks, creative costumes, and candy to last you through the rest of the year. Happy Halloween! Photo credit:  author’s personal collection