Joan Cook

Joan Cook

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Jambo from East Africa!

Submitted by John & Joan Cook After a very long day of travel from Chicago to Nairobi through 8 time zones and 16 hours of flying on KLM we arrived at 11:00pm to the beautiful Nairobi Serena hotel. The hotel is located in the downtown area, near several embassies and consulates. This hotel featured nice […]

Travel Tips for Kenya & Tanzania

Here are some tips for traveling to Kenya & Tanzania. Cell phone Turn the data plan off. When Wi-Fi is available, turn your phone on to receive messages. Check with your cell phone provider for the best international plan. Credit cards Visa and Mastercard are widely used, except on several occasions when trying to use […]

Review for Hurtigruten

We have recently returned with a group to Norway sailing on Hurtigruten. We traveled from Bergen up the coast of Norway, across the Arctic Circle, and ending in Kirkenes, the top of Norway. We were pleasantly surprised with the Hurtigruten voyage. We sailed on the MS Finnmarken, a working ship holding 600 people. The ship […]