Past Guests Blog Posts

July 23, 2013

On a Scale of 1 to 5, our Guides are Often a TEN

Our friend Linda from Ohio just returned from a big family trip to China, her first with us. We try to call everyone when they get home, but we didn’t have a chance – her email came in almost immediately: “You were right.  It was a great trip for a family.  We LOVED it. Tom and…

January 23, 2013

Around the Serengeti in 80 Minutes

It’s 4:30 a.m. when I hear a voice at the flap of my tent. “Jambo Edward!” It’s my guide sing-songing the traditional Swahili greeting. He’s wrapped tightly in a fleece sweater to ward off the cold, while clutching a kerosene lantern in his gloved hand to stave off the darkness. Today, we have planned the…

December 19, 2012

A Family Holiday Story

Reprinted with permission from the Taking the Kids blog Oysters await at our T-Day breakfast By Andy Yemma Maybe Christmas is the big day in your house. Maybe it’s the family Hanukah or Kwanza party. For us, it’s always been Thanksgiving, from the time the kids were small and we flew from Chicago to New…

December 3, 2012

Fabulous Photos! #3 – 2 – 1

Winners of our 2011 – 2012 Photo Contest! That’s Number 3 above, by the Basile Family Next is # 2 below, the crab by the Hacohen Family And finally, our #1 winner, by an overwhelming margin I might say, is this beauty from the Weissman Family Safari:

November 12, 2012

Great Things Our Kids Make Happen

  I want to share with you a story about a fabulous girl named Emily. Emily lives near Boston’s MSPCA–Angell and she likes to play with the animals waiting for adoption. Emily loves animals – she has a real passion for all feathered and furry creatures. She couldn’t stand the thought of neglected and abused…