How It Feels to Volunteer at a School in Africa

An experience that will live in our hearts forever.

In Tanzania, we spent mornings teaching English and afternoons refurbishing a classroom.

Each of these tasks offered unexpected rewards and challenges and resulted in emotions and memories that will last our lifetimes… CONTINUE READING >>

An experience that will live in our hearts forever.

In Tanzania, we spent mornings teaching English and afternoons refurbishing a classroom.

Each of these tasks offered unexpected rewards and challenges and resulted in emotions and memories that will last our lifetimes… CONTINUE READING >>

Charms of the Chagga People of Tanzania

The Chagga family philosophy extends beyond their borders; they believe that all of humankind is family.

Our stay in the tiny village of Rau, near the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, immersed us in a culture that welcomed us as next of kin.

Follow your GypsyNesters as we travel deep into Tanzania, learning from the Chagga about dance and music, farming and playing, family and friendship… CONTINUE READING >>

The Chagga family philosophy extends beyond their borders; they believe that all of humankind is family.

Our stay in the tiny village of Rau, near the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, immersed us in a culture that welcomed us as next of kin.

Follow your GypsyNesters as we travel deep into Tanzania, learning from the Chagga about dance and music, farming and playing, family and friendship… CONTINUE READING >>

We Climbed Kilimanjaro! Well, Sort Of

We’re talking about the biggest freestanding mountain in the world, rising over nineteen thousand feet!

Fantastic waterfalls, wonderful people, fascinating legends, vile brew, an unusual apology and a very amicable Plan B awaited us on the slopes of Kilimanjaro… CONTINUE READING >>

We’re talking about the biggest freestanding mountain in the world, rising over nineteen thousand feet!

Fantastic waterfalls, wonderful people, fascinating legends, vile brew, an unusual apology and a very amicable Plan B awaited us on the slopes of Kilimanjaro… CONTINUE READING >>

Our Top Instagram Photos of 2015! Happy 2016!

Wow – what a year! We’re so grateful for tons of travel, the release of Going Gypsy, new friends from all
over the world (that includes YOU!), and a spectacular wedding!

Our most liked photos on Instagram included our African photo safaris in Tanzania and South Africa, our river cruise through Holland and Belgium, and our bike tour in Sicily.

Cheers to 2016 everyone – let’s make it shine!

Leave us a message here

Follow us on Instagram – don’t miss a single pic in 2016!

Wow – what a year! We’re so grateful for tons of travel, the release of Going Gypsy, new friends from all
over the world (that includes YOU!), and a spectacular wedding!

Our most liked photos on Instagram included our African photo safaris in Tanzania and South Africa, our river cruise through Holland and Belgium, and our bike tour in Sicily.

Cheers to 2016 everyone – let’s make it shine!

Leave us a message here

Follow us on Instagram – don’t miss a single pic in 2016!

How the Stunning African Batik Silhouettes are Made

Ever wonder how the beautiful silhouette scenes of Africa make it on to fabric?

We did and, as part of our Discover Corps experience in Tanzania, we learned the secret.

We even got to try our hand at making our own.
The method is called batik and the process uses colorful dyes — controlled by… CONTINUE READING >>

Ever wonder how the beautiful silhouette scenes of Africa make it on to fabric?

We did and, as part of our Discover Corps experience in Tanzania, we learned the secret.

We even got to try our hand at making our own.
The method is called batik and the process uses colorful dyes — controlled by… CONTINUE READING >>