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4 Best National Parks in East Africa

4 Best National Parks in East Africa

Apr 10, 2014

Africa is one of the continents which boost one of the best wildlife experiences in the world. This has made tourism the greatest industry in the region earning substantial amount of foreign exchange. East Africa’s diversity is sensational characterized by range of terrains, friendly climates, ecosystems, stunning cultures and adorable wildlife experience. Compiling the best and amazing list of East Africa’s national game parks and game reserves is definitely the most difficult task. This is due to high number of candidates with amazing features and also different tastes and preferences among people. Some of these amazing parks include. Masai Mara This is the greatest national reserve that Kenya boosts of. Located in southwestern art of Kenya, Masai Mara is a continuation of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It is well known for the annual migration of over 1.3 million wildebeest, 190,000 zebra and 360000 gazelle which normally occurs between Julys to October. It attracts thousands of foreign tourists with many of them dubbing it as the seventh wonder of the world. As if this is not the end, as the herbivores endeavor to cross the river, crocodiles, lions, and leopards all lie in wait for their arrival pouncing on the vulnerable and the weak. The National Park boosts of the Big and a variety of ungulates including the giraffe, hippopotamus, warthog, duiker and waterbucks.(image by Laura Schneider) Serengeti National Park It is one of the largest national parks in the region comprising of 14% of the entire landmass within Tanzania and extends from the continuing plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya. Visiting this amazing park you will come across the big 5, grants and Thomson’s gazelles, baboons, elephants, African wild dog among others. Has an estimated population of about 500 bird species including the crowned crane, kori bustard and the marabou stork ostrich. The Serengeti National Park is listed as a world heritage site and boarders the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the South East. It is a place of its own, you can’t miss out! Amboselli National Park Characterized by its amazing hot and dry climate, the park is a home of a stunning diversity of thousands of wildlife which makes it...

5 Surprisingly Cheap Countries to Travel

5 Surprisingly Cheap Countries to Travel

Jan 11, 2014

Travelling can be quite expensive especially in places where the dollar is overwhelmed by the nation’s currency. Below are some countries you might wish to consider when looking for cheap travel. Iceland The country suffered economic difficulties which led their country to undergo a sixty percent decrease of value. This implies that after exchanging your money with theirs the amount will double. Round trip tickets are quite affordable and would cost even less than 800 dollars, their hotels are of good quality and you can get a nice place to rest after a long tiresome day of travel at approximately $ 80 per night. Zambia Travel to Zambia with your family and enjoy seeing the magnificent Victoria Falls in this African nation. You can carry your family with you, Victoria Falls is the seventh wonder of the world and you will never regret this life time excursion.  The American currency giants the nation’s currency since you will get fifty six percent increase of your original money. This implies your pockets will be fully loaded and you can travel far and wide in this gorilla full nation. The country heavily relies on tourism thus they have heavily invested on tourist’s security and safety. Their roads are pretty nice to cruise on. Don’t worry about costs; you can even carry your neighbor’s kid with you as money will not be the problem. Portugal Portugal is a top tourist destination and is preferred by many owing to its rich cultures and traditions. Portuguese people are charming, welcoming and some of the most hospitable people you will ever come across. They have special week packages that cost less than $1000 per head; this includes your airfare, hotel accommodation and rail transport to help you visit the entire country. Their currency has been under constant falls and you can capitalize on this and travel before their dollar regains. United Kingdom It may surprise you that the United Kingdom is ranked among cheap and must travel places; this is attributed to continuous strength of the ever rising American dollar. London is particularly a discreet and must visit town, over the years it has been ranked the 27th most expensive city...