East Africa Travel Articles
Five Shoulder Seasons Around the World Shoulder seasons:those delightful wedges between high and low seasons that offer decent weather, smaller crowds and a healthy potential for deals on hotels and airfare. Shoulder seasons indicate a drop in tourism demand, but not in intrinsic value. Melanie Waldman offers up tips for booking shoulder season deals in five regions around the world. How I Travel: Steve Bramucci Want to learn more about the man behind BootsnAll's new "How I Travel" series? Then let us introduce you to Steve Bramucci. Lamu, the Pearl of the Kenyan Coast – Africa Ann LoCicero's first thought upon arriving in Lamu was: Where have I taken my seven-year-old kid? It's dusty, dirty and it smells horrible. Paradise in the Indian Ocean – Mauritius Ernest Hemingway believed Mauritius to be heaven, and Tom Muller agrees with him. The Lalibela Pilgrim and other Tales from Ethiopia Devin Foxall offers snippets of experiences and the people he met in Ethiopia. My Time as a Teacher in Africa – Tanzania Teaching in Tanzania can be a challenging, emotional and frightening experience. But it also comes in rewards without measure. Of Soul-Homes, Sky-Temples and Safaris: Part 5 – Kenya Menel Ahmed offers h Of Soul-Homes, Sky-Temples and Safaris: Part 4 – Masai Mara, Kenya Menel Ahmed takes Moshi Hit or Miss: Tourist Reviews from Tanzania – Moshi, Tanzania Courtney S. Ries highlights services at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Nairobi Hit or Miss: Tourist Reviews from Kenya Courtney S. Ries dishes the dirt on Nairobi attractions and services.