Roughing It, Royally

How Britain’s William and Harry see the world.

From palaces and princely hotels to oil-magnate mansions and mega-yachts, members of the British royal family stay anywhere they please. But how do they prefer to experience the great outdoors? You might be surprised to find out just how down-to-earth Princes William and Harry really are — or you may be surprised by just how luxe some rustic accommodations can be. Continue reading “Roughing It, Royally”

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A Lakefront Island Escape in Kenya

Glamping Review of Rusinga Island Lodge in Kenya by Megan Snedden - plane arrival

GETTING THERE

When our plane stopped at the end of a private runway at the entrance of Rusinga Island Lodge, I cheered. Throughout my travels in Kenya, getting to other glamping destinations required, in many cases, arduous and bumpy hour-long drives. After an ease-filled entry to Rusinga, I felt myself slip into island mode as I received a fresh towel and a cool tropical juice.

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Travel writer and photographer Megan Snedden helps aspiring wanderers get excited about traveling the world and documenting their journey. Learn how to plan your next once-in-a-lifetime adventure at HeyWanderWoman.com or on Instagram @MeganSnedden.

The Cape Town effect

Cape Town South Africa

Located at the tip of South Africa, Cape Town, affectionately referred to as the Mother City, is rightly considered as the gateway to Africa. But with a distinct climate, wider ethnic mix and unique culture, the Cape feels like a country of its own.

Flanked by Table Mountain, Devil’s Peak, Lion’s Head and Signal Hill, while simultaneously embraced by the Atlantic Ocean, the City Bowl that is created is the epicenter of South Africa’s port city. Whichever direction you look towards, riveting views abound. This is a city for outdoor lovers. Continue reading “The Cape Town effect”

Monica Suma

Monica Suma is a Romanian-American freelance travel writer and blogger, always on the hunt for art, good food and all things Cuba. Through storytelling and an insatiable pursuit for whimsy, she contributes to a variety of publications such as Lonely Planet, BBC Travel, Business Traveller and more. Follow her adventures live on Instagram and Twitter.