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Must Haves for an African Safari

Packing for a trip is always a struggle. Trying to look stylish yet also be comfortable without packing everything you own should be an Olympic event. And if that trip is an African safari, all bets are off (especially with the luggage weight restrictions!). We asked Style Coach Megan LaRussa Chenoweth for her must have… Read More >

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 >

Beautiful Botswana: A Private Peek

Jessica Ourisman, an Independent Travel Advisor of Brownell, recently returned from a fabulous private safari in Bostwana! Read below to get a feel for her awesome adventure discovering the Vumbura Plains, an area that features both wet and dry areas which leads to a varied wildlife experience!   One of my strongest memories from my… Read More >