Africa’s wild and beautiful landscape is on many travelers’ bucket lists — and for good reason. Africa’s incredible terrain, wildlife and attractions are surrounded by some truly unbelievable accommodation options, providing travel opportunities for families, luxury sightseers, rustic culture-seekers and all travelers between.
The East African country of Tanzania is famous for its vast, wild landscape and safari plains. The country’s diverse landscape boasts a wide variety of lush jungles, pristine beaches and sprawling deserts — home to the “big five” species including the African lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and Cape buffalo. Introduce the kids to wild animals in their natural habitats along expertly planned tours and camping adventures. Compare safari options by region, tour style and price with Safari Bookings to get the best option for your group or family.
Begin in Unguja on Tanzania’s eastern coastline. There, visitors find incredible history and culture scattered in the city streets, museums and surrounding the island’s incredible beaches. As the largest and most populated island in the Zanzibar archipelago, Unguja offers idyllic natural landscape peppered with Persian-influenced architecture, markets, gardens and must-see attractions. Check out the Old Fort of Zanzibar and Sultan’s Palace for some old-world architecture.
A trip to Tanzania wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Serengeti National Park. Take a safari through the UNESCO World Heritage site, observing migrating wildebeest, zebras, black rhinos and giraffes. Located on the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, this northern region provides some of the most breathtaking and memorable views in Africa.
Located just west of the Serengeti National Park, Arusha is a northern city at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. Hike the trail surrounding and leading to the dormant but volcanic Mt. Kilimanjaro — Africa’s tallest mountain at nearly a 20,000-foot elevation.
Enjoy the quaint town or head out hiking and nature walking to Mount Meru, visiting the safari lodge and waterfall. Catch a glimpse of migrating wildlife moving to and from the Serengeti. Whether upscale glamping and dining or rustic lodging your way through Tanzania, an African adventure with the family is a tough one to beat.
Many powerful and exceptional women have left a mark on the history of Slovenia, from Barbara of Celje, one of the most influential women of the 14th century, and Alma Karlim, an adventurous pioneer of her time who traveled the world with a typewriter, to Ita Rina, a celebrated actress from the 1920s and 30s. What better destination to celebrate International Women’s Month than a destination with a lot of her-story? Slovenia invites female travelers to explore its unique gastronomy experiences with friends.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
South Seas, located on Captiva Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, welcomes family travelers this spring break with two offers that include complimentary nights. The destination offers warmer temperatures, bright blue skies and the water, as well as the chance to take in some of baseball’s spring training games as Fort Myers is home to the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins facilities.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Germany is a fascinating destination with so much to see and do; each member of the family is sure to have an incredible time no matter what time of year you go. This may just be why Germany has been ranked No. 1 cultural travel destination in Europe for the past 10 years. This year, the country has even more reasons to make it a top family travel destination. Read on for three reasons why you shouldn’t miss this European destination.