Dancing Around The World – Inspirational and Fun Travel Video!

Posted on March 1st, 2017 by BreAnn

On February 26, 2013, James and I set out on an amazing, incredible, and life-changing one year journey around the world. Throughout Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, and the U.S. we immersed ourselves in the fascinating culture, experienced many beautiful landscapes and monuments, had a lot of crazy adventures, and met and traveled with SO many […]

Save room in your suitcase to help others in need!

Posted on July 13th, 2015 by BreAnn

Do you like to travel and want to make meaningful contributions to the local community you are visiting at the same time? Well, thanks to a great online nonprofit company, “Pack for a Purpose,” you can pack a few extra pounds of school supplies, linens, deflated soccer balls, and much more in your suitcase and […]

The crazy side of travel: Unfortunate happenings during our round-the-world trip!

Posted on March 26th, 2015 by BreAnn

Massive puking, motorcycle accident, torrential rain, horrible allergic reactions, and lost luggage: there are quite a few unfortunate events and happenings that we encountered on our round-the-world trip!  When you travel in foreign countries, you are constantly experiencing  strange food, different climates and insects, transportation schedules, and very different cultures… so it’s very likely that […]

EXTREMELY CLOSE encounters with elephants, giraffes, and more at Kruger Park!

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by BreAnn

There’s something just SO incredibly exhilarating about driving around a South African National Park IN YOUR OWN CAR and encountering massive wild animals (like HUGE elephants!) SUPER up close and personal, I am actually getting giddy as I write this sentence and think back to our unbelievable experiences in the park!!  During our five day […]

SO… we jumped off a bridge!!! [videos!]

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by BreAnn

Almost one month ago (on February 7th), James and I took a leap of faith. That is: a leap of faith OFF THE VICTORIA FALLS BRIDGE that spans between Zambia and Zimbabwe!  Yep… we actually voluntarily threw ourselves off a bridge, plummeting down almost 420 feet towards the Zambezi river, just to get snapped back […]

Scuba diving in Zanzibar and Lake Malawi

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by BreAnn

When James and I booked our 20 day tour through eastern Africa, it hadn’t even occurred to us that we’d have scuba diving opportunities… I mean, when you hear “Africa” you don’t typically think “scuba!” But apparently, there are many interesting places to dive throughout the continent… and we decided to try out a couple […]

Mandatory pregnancy testing in high school!?.. and more interesting Tanzania facts

Posted on February 16th, 2014 by BreAnn

Our journey through Tanzania was wonderful… we spent the majority of our time in and around the Serengeti National Park and on Zanzibar Island. But there are MANY other fascinating places around the country to visit, and interesting facts and information to learn about it as well… I will cover them here! Tanzania is a […]

Searching for the “Big Five” in the Serengeti

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by BreAnn

For the rest of my life, I will remember those nights in the Serengeti National Park, sleeping under the stars and hearing the sounds of ELEPHANTS roaming around and eating outside our tents at night!!  Yea… a bit scary, but how incredible, right? One of the top places in the world to go on a […]

Fifty-three Kenyan seventh graders and an English book…GO!

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by BreAnn

There’s something about being handed a falling-apart English book, being given NO guidance or lesson plan, and standing yourself in front of 50+ African seventh graders in a dirty, cement classroom with no electricity, desks falling apart, and being equipped with ONLY a single piece of chalk and your brain and being told by the […]

Olympian runners, safaris, and warm beer!… facts about Kenya

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by BreAnn

Before we blog too much else about Kenya, I thought it would be nice to give you a little info about this great country in Africa… plus, some crazy and interesting facts! Kenya is located in the CONTINENT of Africa towards the North-western side. The country lies on the equator with the Indian Ocean to […]

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