What’s Important to You? 10 Questions to Consider When Comparing Africa Safari Companies… 1.)  Reputation of the company:        a.)  How long have they been in business? Do you really want to travel with a company who has only been in business 5 or 10 years?        b.)  Structure of the […]

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Flew to New Hampshire on June 22 to spend time with our son and celebrate his 30th Birthday (Oh my – where did the time go!)  His girl surprised him with a gas grill and I supplied the needed cooking utensils, cover and rope chain/lock – you see, since they live in an apartment on […]

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With a company name like  Make A Difference Safaris!, LLC…it makes sense to share this story published in APTA (Association For The Promotion Of Tourism To Africa…of which I’m a member.)  So inspiring! How I wish we here in the U.S. could find more ways to recycle/re-purpose what we discard…would make for a much healthier […]

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REALLY?  My last post was in February!  How can that be?  Trust this week’s blog:  South Africa for Golfing Enthusiasts will make up for my absence! Every day I have to pinch myself and realize…I live in Florida! Although I’ve traveled all over the world, twenty-five years of my life was spent in New Hampshire […]

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Stop and think about the friend’s you’ve made over the years and how you met… The picture above is from our monthly luncheon today. Attendance varies from 5 to 9 – just depends on the time of year – most go North for the Summer!  How do we all know each other and now consider ourselves […]

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What book or movie inspired you to travel? There must be hundreds of movies and books that have peaked your interest to visit the places they were filmed or written about. A few of my favorites are: Out of Africa (of course!); the TV mini-series Thorn Birds – everyone wanted to travel to Australia after […]

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Happy 1st day of February 2019! Most of the country has been experiencing the ‘polar vortex’ with extreme cold temperatures and lots of snow.  The same is true here in northeast Florida – nothing like the Midwest, but boy, I’m not use to having to put on warm clothes – socks, long pants & long-sleeved […]

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Thank God it’s Friday!  Have been working feverishly (and with a few tears!) on this year’s social media marketing.  Don’t know about you, but I struggle to understand and learn the quirks of platforms like Instagram, Pinterest, Live Facebook, etc., etc. – it does seem to be THE way to grow your business these days. […]

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Happy New Year! Which makes it the perfect time to inspire your 2019 travel plans. What better place to start then South Africa! Instead of making that New Year’s Resolution to lose weight, join a gym, or quit a bad habit…why not make a resolution to TRAVEL in 2019;  and not to just the common […]

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The simplicity of Africa is calling me… It’s been 3 years since I last visited and my heart ‘aches’ to go back. Especially when I walk into my office surrounded by reminders… It’s been said by just about every explorer and writer who has ever visited Africa…she gets under your skin and into your heart. […]

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