One of my favorite travel activities is seeing wild animals in their natural habitat. In order to see gorillas living their best life, you’re going to need to book a trip to Africa.
The first thing to consider when you decide you want to visit the gorillas is which species you would like to see. Mountain Gorillas live in central Africa on the volcanic mountains of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Lowland Gorillas live in the forests of central and western Africa.
Like many specific trip goals, tours and excursions specifically for gorilla observation are plentiful with a quick Google search. Wild Planet Adventures specifically has a few trips encouraging observation of gorillas and other rare animals in Africa.
If you are having trouble coming up with a tour to take, first decide which country you would like to visit, and go from there. Rwanda, Uganda and Congo all have excellent opportunities to view gorillas in specially maintained national parks and reserves.
The good thing about paying to visit gorillas at these reserves and sanctuaries is the money you contribute to continued conservation. Especially in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, about 10 percent of tourist revenue goes toward maintaining the remaining gorilla population.
Quietly on the rise is the cousin of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, known as cannabidiol, or CBD. THC is the more well-known component of cannabis; however, it is illegal in many states, so CBD has risen in popularity as a legal option. Stores selling CBD continue to pop up in major cities and towns.
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Just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., with some of the most beautiful views of the nation’s capital, Alexandria, Virginia, is one of the most endearing small cities in America. From the historic charm of Old Town to the artistic development of the waterfront and the bohemian flair of Del Ray, Alexandria has something for everyone. With increased attention comes an ever-exploding culinary scene and, despite its size, Alexandria already overflows with excellent options. These five will give you the best representation of the city’s diverse scene.
Picking a destination is perhaps the most important part of planning a trip with your family. If your group includes small children, there are some destinations better suited to your needs than others. Consider these spots for your next trip with the little ones.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.