Archive for the ‘Safari’ Category

South Africa and Victoria Falls Dream Vacation

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

I had the privilege to go on an adventure with my daughter and experience the beauty of South Africa and Botswana and the Falls. We started our adventure in Cape Town.  We stayed at the Westin right near the waterfront. The Westin is a modern, clean and beautiful corporate hotel.   I highly recommend staying at […]

My Trip to Southern Africa, Part Two

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure  Part Two Sabi Sands, Kruger National Park, South Africa The highlight of our trip was the private reserve of Sabi Sands located in the Kruger National Park. Our first stop was the over-the-top luxurious Dulini Game Reserve Lodge. Everything about this lodge was deluxe and no detail was left […]

A South African Visit: Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg (with a stop in Dubai)

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

As a guest of Emirates Airlines and the SA Gvt tourist office, it was my first time flying on Air Emirates from SFO to Dubai (15-16hr flight). Comfortable, great service, excellent inflight entertainment and a compassionate staff. We had 3 nights at the Anantara Resort on Palm Island during which time they took great care […]

Adventures by Disney brings on the WOW factor in Italy

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Adventures by Disney | 9 Days 8 Nights Rome, Tuscany, Florence and Venice WOW Whimsical Outstanding Wonderful “Wow” doesn’t even begin to describe my trip to Italy.  Since it was my first visit, it was even more amazing and a one of a kind experience. We had  the opportunity to explore one of the most fascinating […]

Micato Safaris – Part 2

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Larsen’s Tented Camp had all the comforts of home and more. The staff was fabulous and the food was delicious and we were all amazed by the beautiful presentation at every meal. My favorite feature was David the Samburu warrior who, armed with only a sling shot, was charged with the task of keeping the […]

Micato Safaris – Part 1

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Micato Safaris Nov 17-28, 2013 “There was never another time like that first time in Africa.” –The Snows of Kilimanjaro, Ernest Hemingway, 1936 It was with a heavy heart that I got on that airplane to leave Nairobi and Africa. My head was swimming with thoughts of all that I had seen and done on […]

African Dream Trip

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

The trip of a lifetime. An African safari where wildlife in their natural habitat are a wonder for the eyes. We traveled to Botswana, Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe and enjoyed everything from nature walks to sunset river cruise to a helicopter tour over Victoria Falls to zip lining. With ‘glamping’ resorts you don’t have to rough it to experience nature at its finest. This trip is the epitome of a ‘bucket list’ trip!

Women Travel, a New Trend That’s Not New to Us

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Carefree Vacations has had a women-centered brand, Wild Women Travel, for years. We have dedicated travel specialists that are more than experts in travel, they are trained on women-only vacations. Read more to learn about what adventure awaits you and your girlfriends.

Travel with Confidence

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

What phase of the “vacation process” are you in? Still dreaming, or actively planning? Whatever stage you’re in, our travel specialists are ready to help you… every step of the way. Here are just a few reasons to contact us, and a taste of some of our exciting new trips and enticing exlcusives we have on tap this year.

Annual Travel Show and Sale

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Carefree Vacations’ Annual Travel Show and Sale is in January every year. This fun, friendly and informative event brings together over 35 of the top cruise, tour and hotel companies, Carefree Vacations travel specialists and you. With day-of-show special offers, special offers and a wealth of information it is an event you won’t want to miss.