A South African Photo Journal: Hiking, Wine, & Safari

This guest post was written by Zephyr alumna, Marissa Liesenfelt. Marissa is a passionate traveler, talented photographer, Sips & Sojourn blogger, and Chicago-based digital marketing professional. She recently joined us on our South Africa: Hiking, Wine, & Safari Adventure this past spring. We feel lucky to share Marissa’s beautiful photo journal from this trip. In Continue Reading →

Exploring South Africa Two Ways

In 2019, we are excited to offer not one but two adventures to the fascinating country of South Africa. But how do you choose?  For Nature and Wine Lovers Are you a nature and wine lover that jumps at the chance to combine hiking and wine tasting – especially since most wine regions are set in Continue Reading →

The Grand Finale – Safari: South Africa Part 3

Editor’s Note:  This is the third and final blog post in a three-part series about our South Africa Hiking, Safari & Wine Adventure and is written by our Zephyr guide and participants. (Read Part 1 & Part 2) Day 6 / Friday (written by participant Treshel Washington) Today we flew northeast to Nelspruit near Kruger Continue Reading →

Impressions From the Roof of Africa

Editor’s Note:  For the second time in two years, Zephyr’s Erika Helstrom made it to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro last week, along with seven of our Zephyr travelers.  These are some of the quick highlights she sent us prior to heading to volunteer at KYGN (Kilimanjaro Young Girls in Need) in Moshi, Tanzania for Continue Reading →

3 Misconceptions about Group Travel

NOTE: Though this post was originally written several years ago, the most common misconceptions certainly still ring true! Zephyr Adventures has been in the group travel business for over 15 years, so we understand that like most people who join us for the first time, you might feel a bit uneasy about the “group tour” Continue Reading →

How to Make a Travel Blog

Gone are the days of projector slideshow recaps of your summer vacation.  Yet in a digital age, there’s even more to share with your friends and family!  I have been sharing my photos, videos and thoughts from my travels on my Facebook for years, but it doesn’t offer the organization or presentation I’m really looking Continue Reading →

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