On Safari in Sonoma: Our Tour of Safari West Wildlife Preserve

The first question any child of three years or seventy-five will likely ask is, “Who gets to ride on the top?” Indeed, everyone in our group of ten safari goers would have liked a turn to enjoy the view from the top deck of the jeep (especially when we happened upon certain curious and, later, potentially deadly … Continue reading On Safari in Sonoma: Our Tour of Safari West Wildlife Preserve

One Night in the African Tent Camp: My Review of Safari West

Review of Safari West Wildlife Preserve and African Tent Camp, Santa Rosa, California  That the wood floor was polished to a higher luster than ours at home was the first sign there would be no roughing it in this particular tent. A king-size bed was the second. And the presence of a private bathroom with … Continue reading One Night in the African Tent Camp: My Review of Safari West

The 411 on Sequoia National Park with Kids

If you want to show your kids some seriously big trees this year, pack your bags and make way for Sequoia National Park in southern California. Sequoia is not simply home to some of the largest living organisms on earth; it’s also home to “the world’s largest tree” based on volume. Yet Sequoia has more to offer … Continue reading The 411 on Sequoia National Park with Kids