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Story & photos by Steve Jermanok While rhino and leopard sightings can be rare on safari, finding lions, elephants, and buffaloes are usually quite easy. Indeed, finding the Big Five is almost guaranteed and shouldn’t be a major concern when choosing a safari outfitter. Far more important is the expertise
By Marc Kristal On the road to Jaipur, we pass people in huts by the roadside, surrounded by skinny farm animals; inhabited ruins resembling the aftermath of an aerial bombardment; entrepreneurs giving haircuts or selling drinks, chips and chewing tobacco out of corrugated tin boxes on stilts; camels pulling carts
By Marc Kristal Toward the end of my 17-hour Lufthansa flight to Delhi last April, an explosion of cheering rolled through the plane. Over the course of the trip, the pilot, in German-accented English, had been delivering updates on the India-Sri Lanka World Cup cricket final, made comic by the
It’s easy to believe that Abercrombie & Kent founder Geoffrey Kent was minted to play the part of the world’s leading luxury tour operator. Born while his parents were on safari and raised in Kenya, he set off at 16 to become the first person to travel the 5,000 miles
What’s ahead for travel in 2010? Longer security lines and jittery fliers, for sure. But five travel experts looked beyond those concerns and deep into their crystal balls. Kathy Dragon, Founder and Chief Curator at TravelDragon.com Curators will rule: too much noise, too much information, and too many people
After this difficult year, it's a safe bet that everyone needs some cheer during the holidays. Here are a five suggestions to bring much needed smiles to the travelers on your list … GIVE BACK There are hundreds of charitable organizations that aim to benefit people in the developing world.