About Matt LongWho am I? I am a typical Gen-Xer and recovering cubicle-dweller who has a passion for all things travel. My site brings a unique perspective that is hard to find online. I am not a backpacker, nor am I...
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Posted on November 28, 2012 | 25 Comments1. Be prepared – Going on a safari is not your standard travel experience. First of all, it’s probably the result of a lot of planning and saving on your part and because of that you expect to get a lot out of the experience....
Posted on October 24, 2012 | 6 CommentsThe opportunity to observe remarkable animals in their natural element was a precious treat for me on a recent trip to Namibia and Botswana. I stayed on a luxury cruise boat and every day the group set out for new adventures and new animal...
Posted on September 6, 2012 | 11 CommentsGetting to Namibia wasn’t the easiest experience in the world, as I detailed in this post, but it was fun. It was fun to get out of my comfort zone and see parts of Africa I never thought I’d see. That doesn’t mean though that...
Posted on August 30, 2012 | 5 CommentsIf you travel internationally, border crossings are by definition a necessary (and necessarily unpleasant) part of the experience. While I personally find the process of declaring my travel intentions to a bored, low level civil servant to be pointless and time consuming, there’s not much...
Posted on August 16, 2012 | 18 CommentsThis week the #FriFotos theme is Close Up, a perfect opportunity to highlight some wildlife shots from my trip to Africa. In Namibia I was the guest of the Zambezi Queen, a luxury ship that offers remarkable access to wildlife. From the ship we visited...