IVHQ Tanzania Teaching Program Travel Blog

Sunset at the Crater International Volunteer HeadQuarters When researching volunteer abroad programs, I found IVHQ to be the best. Of course you can volunteer in countries at a lower cost, but I wanted to go through an organization to feel more safe traveling on my own, meet and live with other volunteers, and have the... Continue Reading →

Moshi, Tanzania Travel Blog

One of the popular excursions from Arusha is a trip to Moshi. I went with a group of 10 other IVHQ volunteers on a 2-day Moshi trip. We booked through Tanzania Host Experience and each paid $95 USD. We left on Saturday morning at 6:30AM and arrived back in Arusha Sunday afternoon around 3PM. Michael... Continue Reading →

Zanzibar, Tanzania in 4 Days Travel Blog

Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 20 miles off the coast of the mainland. It consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island referred to as Zanzibar) and Pemba Island. The capital is Zanzibar City. Its historic center... Continue Reading →

Cairo and Giza, Egypt Travel Blog

We had one day to explore the sights of Cairo and Giza as part of our five day tour. We started the day by heading to the Giza plateau. There we explored several monuments including the Great Pyramid of Cheops (the only remaining wonder of the seven wonders of the ancient world dating back to... Continue Reading →

Luxor, Egypt Travel Blog

We took a 5 AM flight to Luxor Airport from Cairo Airport. The flight is only an hour. Other options from Cairo include a Nile River cruise, bus, or train. When we arrived in Luxor, a private tour guide was waiting for us. First, we crossed the Nile River to the West Bank. We were... Continue Reading →

IVHQ Zambia Teaching Program Travel Blog

International Volunteer HeadQuarters When researching volunteer abroad programs, I found IVHQ to be the best. Of course you can volunteer in countries at a lower cost, but I wanted to go through an organization to feel more safe traveling on my own, meet and live with other volunteers, and have the convenience of mostly everything... Continue Reading →

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Travel Blog

There is a Private Game Reserve about 20 minutes from Victoria Falls where you can see the Big 5 (buffalo, rhino, elephant, leopard, lion). This is different than Chobe Desert because they do not have rhino so I was very excited to see rhinos for the first time! You can book a rhino search safari... Continue Reading →

Chobe, Botswana Travel Blog

I took the 2 day / 1 Night Chobe Safari Trip. It cost $265. The first half of the day we took a boat cruise in Chobe National Park. We had lunch on the boat as we watched elephants drinking from the river. The first animal we saw up close was an elephant swimming across... Continue Reading →

Marrakesh, Morocco Travel Blog

Our Riad Majorelle Gardens Majorelle Gardens Majorelle Gardens Medersa Ben Youssef Lantern Souk El Badi Palace Inside El Badi Palace Kasbah Mosque Jemaa el-Fnaa Koutoubia Mosque Spices Souk Saadian Tombs Main Square Snake Charmer The riads welcome you with tea and bread. Riad terrace Moroccan Breakfast

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