Month: August 2019

Admiring the Past at the Colosseum, Rome

The Colosseum, or Flavian Amphitheatre, was built in Rome under the Flavian Emperors, the ruler Vespasian and his sons. Construction on the Colosseum begun in 70-72 AD under during the rule of Vespasian and continued […]

Tanzania: Wildlife Utopia of Africa

If you’re an avid traveler with insatiable wanderlust, then an African safari is likely high on your bucket list. The continent is full of options for spotting the Big Five (water buffalo, rhinoceros, elephant, lion, […]

Russian River Cruise Ship Refurbished

The MS Nizhny Novgorod, refurbished in 2019, is one of the most comfortable ships to cruise the Russian waterways. Built in East Germany in 1977, this four-deck vessel has a pleasing design and features elegant […]

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Animal Sanctuary

Africa’s “Garden of Eden” or Ngorongoro Conservation Area is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also a protected haven for all the animals that one would associate with Africa. The park is named […]

The Great Migration

“The only beginning is the moment of birth” writes East African author Jonathan Scott of one of the world’s greatest natural wonders: the wildebeest migration. Many people imagine that a migration has a start and […]

The Jewel of Alberta; Moraine Lake, Canada

Beautiful Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake located in the Banff National Park’s Valley of the Ten Peaks about 10 miles from Lake Louise. The vivid blue waters of the lake come from nearby […]

A Discovery Tours Tanzania Safari Primer

Many first-timers have lots of questions as their safari draws near. We invite you to review the Trip Preparation tab for our Serengeti & Beyond: A Tanzania Safari. In the meantime, we want to share […]

Egypt: Luxury on the Nile

See the pages of history books come to life in this mythical country in the Middle East. Hieroglyphics, mummies, tombs and the Great Sphinx become a reality when visiting Egypt and you will see them […]

Wonders of the Salt Pools in Maras, Peru

The Salt Pools of Maras, Peru are quite a unique and interesting experience for travelers to the country. The site is actually comprised of a canyon filled with geometric salt pools that have been harvested […]

The City of Two Continents; Istanbul, Turkey

Enchanting Istanbul, Turkey stakes a claim that not many other cities in the world can, it straddles the continents of Europe and Asia. The city even has a special metro line, called the Marmaray, that […]