Day 50: The halfway point of our countdown

At the halfway point in our countdown, we're ready to present a brief summary of where we've been, and where we're going. Today officially marks 50 days until we board our flight back to the United States, for a six week summer sojourn to the motherland where we'll have our last opportunity to see family … Continue reading Day 50: The halfway point of our countdown

Day 86: Africa Travel Milestone

Tonight marks my final flight from Africa, at least in an official capacity. Since my first trip to Morocco in 2010, I've logged 15 individual trips to the continent, visiting eight countries. But it is the end of an era, not just for me personally, but for my frequent flyer status.¬†Countries visited include Morocco and … Continue reading Day 86: Africa Travel Milestone

Day 89: Andrew’s Last business trip to Africa, and How I Helped Him Pack

Today I kissed my love goodbye at Venice Marco Polo Airport and sent him on his way to Gabon.  While this normally makes me feel blue, it was 5am (we left our house at 4:15am!) and I was too tired to dwell on it.  The sunny side of the situation is that he's only going … Continue reading Day 89: Andrew’s Last business trip to Africa, and How I Helped Him Pack

Kenya Airways – The Pride of Africa

If you want a quick opinion and don't wish to read any further, Kenya Airways, while branded as "the pride of Africa", is a solidly average airline experience. ¬†If this is all it takes to be the pride of the continent, they're doing a fairly good job. My journey began with KLM - Royal Dutch … Continue reading Kenya Airways – The Pride of Africa