Africa Blog Posts

July 8, 2020

5 Popular International Family Vacation Ideas for Kids and Adults

If you’re starting to plan your next family vacation, we’ve got you covered with ideas and inspiration. The world is filled with amazing, off-the-beaten-path spots, perfect for kid friendly vacations. Kayak and canoe the sandy shorelines in the Pacific, bake Florentine pizza in Italy and hike Peru’s Sacred Valley around Machu Picchu. No matter where…

February 20, 2020

How Tall were the Sahara Dunes on Staffer Christine’s Morocco Adventure?

Our staff loves to travel. So when Thomson Staffer Christine Bowe returned from a two-week trip to Morocco, we had to hear how it went. We caught up with Christine for a Q&A about her experience in the country, where she got some of her gorgeous shots and how tall the Saharan sand dunes really…

February 18, 2020

South African Sweets: Malva Pudding Recipe

Malva Pudding is a popular South African sweet, flavored with apricot jam and served warm. The spongy inside is soaked in warm butter, caramelized and coated in a sugary vanilla sauce. Delish! If you’re thinking about a trip to South Africa, try pudding this on the dinner table and see what your family thinks. Serves…

February 6, 2020

The 6 Best Places to Travel in June for Families

Bike the mythical pine forests of Scotland? Absolutely. Ride camels in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza? Check. Make your own gelato in Italy? Sure thing. Ready or not, summer is on the horizon. Here are the 6 best places to travel in June 2020. Italy: Rome, Florence & Venice For kids, few…

January 24, 2020

Is Egypt Safe? What Can Families Do When They Visit?

Egypt’s colossal history of ancient temples, iconic artistry and friendly people draw millions of international visitors every year. But the events of recent decades have left some wondering about traveler safety in the country. Is Egypt Safe for Family Travelers? The short answer: yes! “I wouldn’t hesitate to take the girls and go back tomorrow.”…

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