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Month: June 2014

Amtrak to Savannah, GA

Savannah, Georgia is my next destination. I decided to do this trip a little different and try a new mode of transportation- the Amtrak overnight train.  The Silver Meteor train starts in New York and travels to Miami, stopping at many points along the Eastern Seaboard including Baltimore and Savannah. Stained glass ceiling at Baltimore’s Penn Station: The Amtrak to Savannah was supposed to leave Baltimore at 6:14pm which is perfect for not taking a day off work.  Since you don’t have to be at the train station very early (unlike flying), I just shot over in a cab after Read More

Destinations- Part 2, East African Safari

  Today’s Destination post is all about an East African Safari.  My Destinations series is designed to help you choose what to put on your travel bucket list.  Destinations Part 1 took readers to Iceland for glaciers, hot springs, waterfalls, and more. Today is all about savannas and safaris.  My second recommendations to add to your bucket list is an East African Safari in Kenya and Tanzania- specifically the Masai Mara and Serengeti Reserves. My East African Safari was the best trip I took on my 18 month “sabbatical” by far. I started out in Kenya tracking through Lake Naivasha Read More