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Mt. Kilimanjaro Packing List

Packing to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro seems about as overwhelming as the climb itself. At over 5700 meters (18,000 feet!), there’s no telling what you’ll need—and nowhere to get what you forgot. We asked Brownell Traveler Cathy Rhodes, who recently summited Africa’s highest peak, what under-the-radar items are absolute must-haves. Read her Mt. Kilimanjaro packing list… Read More >

Africa’s Top 10 Hidden Gems

• Botswana: Located in the Southern region of Africa, this desert country is known for its rich music and textiles. Enjoy the many sounds of Tswana folk music that are lively and bold during celebratory rituals. Most of the chants and tunes are composed by unique regional instruments such as the Setinkane or even the… Read More >

Traveling Solo: South Africa

Randie Rosenberg is one adventurous Brownell Advisor! While she may have arrived in South Africa alone, she met one of our preferred partners there who ensured her trip was anything but lonely. Surrounded by South African culture, history, and wildlife, read below to see why she is now more inspired than ever to go back… Read More >


a series by Catherine Whitworth Best camps are for last and we are on our way to Tanzania to Singita Sabora and Singita Sasakwa. As good as it gets!!! Can’t wait to see them again! A note about the visa situation: get your visa before coming to Tanzania and be sure to have your Yellow… Read More >