Botswana’s Top 5 Luxury Tented Safari Camps

Botswana is the home of luxury safaris – there are two main types of luxury safari properties here, some that are tented and some that are lodges. We usually recommend a mixture of both. Most of Botswana’s tented camps are very permanent in feel with raised decking for floors, permanent lavish bathrooms and a very solid feel – you simply have canvas above you and surrounding you, making it all feel exceptionally romantic. Here we go through Botswana’s top five luxury tented safari camps:

1. San Camp – Makgadikgadi Pans

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A Spontaneous Short Honeymoon in New York City

Shortly after Caroline and I got married, we decided – on a whim – to go to New York City for a few days. At the moment we were (and still are) too broke to go on an actual honeymoon, but a spontaneous short honeymoon in New York City definitely made up for that. It was nice to spend some time away and relax after the busy weeks and stress before the wedding.

Manhattan skyline from Staten Island ferry.

Awesome view of Lower Manhattan

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Kancamagus Highway – A Highlight of New England

Three weeks ago my parents – who were visiting me here in Vermont for my wedding – and I went on a day-long drive through the stunning White Mountains of New Hampshire.

The Kancamagus Highway is without a doubt one of the most scenic routes in the region, arguably even in New England. It is, after all, often named as one of the most beautiful fall-foliage roads in the United States. I can’t really give you an opinion on that right now, but I will surely find out sometime in September or October. The two-lane highway runs from east to west between the towns of Conway and Lincoln along Route 112 and is about 34 miles (55 km) long. The Kancamagus Highway – also known as ‘The Kanc’ – is a designated National Scenic Byway.

Swift River, near Conway, NH.

Swift River, near Conway

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