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New Federal Rules Aid Air Travelers

Great news for travelers as the Department of Transportation has rolled out new mandates for airlines to make sure that passengers are more promptly compensated for delays and cancellations. These regulations also limit hidden and surprise "junk"...

Kanha Jungle Lodge

Kanha Jungle Lodge in India is one of our favorite lodges in the world! Nestled within 11 acres of lush sal forest just minutes away from Kanha National Park, Kanha Jungle Lodge (KJL) provides an excellent eco-retreat to escape to after enjoying...

Patagonia: Seven Things That Surprised Me

On my first visit to Patagonia 17 years ago, I carried a massive backpack on a 65-day journey across glacially-fed rivers, through tranquil lenga (beech tree) forests, and up the snow-capped mountains of Chile’s Aysen Region (now home to Patagonia...

Amazing Adventures in Tanzania

Our recent Tanzania Wildlife and Walking Safari was an absolute blast! Six Moraway travelers spent 14 days exploring four different parks and reserves in Tanzania, enjoying amazing wildlife, food, people, lodges, and activities along the way....

Five reasons to visit Usangu Expedition Camp

We just got back from an epic three-week adventure in Tanzania and came home absolutely smitten with Asilia’s new Usangu Expedition Camp in Ruaha National Park. For travelers who are looking for a true wilderness safari experience that blends...

Rhinos Are Back In Hwange

The reintroduction of white rhinos back into Hwange National Park is one of the most exciting conservation projects in Africa. VIDEO: See what the past few months have been like for them Rhino HistoryWhite rhinos are an easy target for anyone with a...

Wildlife Bonanza in Zambia

It was a wildlife bonanza on our recent small-group adventure in Zambia! So many different ways to explore here: 4x4 safari vehicle, on foot with our armed ranger, by motorboat, canoe, and even night safaris! The wildlife really turned out in force for...

7 Tips For Flying Like A Pro

With the airlines a bit of a mess right now, here are a few pro tips that will help keep your adventure on track and relieve unnecessary stress. Airlines and airports are facing labor shortages much the same as other sectors of the economy. This is...

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Custom Adventure for Big Sky Chamber of Commerce

We were thrilled to work with the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce on creating a custom African safari adventure as an opportunity for their members. South Africa was the perfect destination to combine cosmopolitan Cape Town with the exceptional beauty...

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A Safari That Made a Difference

We just returned from an amazing journey exploring the wilds of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe with Imvelo Safari Lodges on this year’s Friends and Family Conservation Safari!  Our small group of nine not only enjoyed phenomenal encounters with...

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A Custom History Tour of South Africa

Herb came to me a year ago with an interest in visiting the historic battlefields of South Africa. Many of these places were WAY off the beaten track where most visitors never venture. As a history aficionado and well-traveled adventurer, we worked...

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Custom Travel Paintings

“This picture is so beautiful it could be a painting!” If you have ever thought this, you are absolutely right! It can!   Moraway Adventures is proud to partner with award-winning artist, Britt Greenland to offer custom travel paintings to our...

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Guest Blog: Galapagos and Ecuador

It was our first international trip since the start of the pandemic, and having fun and staying safe were our twin goals. We had been to the Galapagos almost 15 years ago on a college alumni trip, but it was on our list to revisit and Chris had a...

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The Love Lives of Lions: Sex, Cubs, And Getting Old

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we thought it would be fun to write about the love lives of lions, one of the most fascinating felines to be found on safari. African lions are the only big cats that live in family groups or prides, leading to complex...

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Moraway Adventures and Chico Bag

 We are thrilled to be partnered with Chico Bag to offer our alumni something special. On your second trip with Moraway Adventures, we’ll include a custom travel backpack!  This is the perfect, lightweight daypack for all of your adventures. We should...

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What is the Okavango Delta?

Botswana’s Okavango Delta is one of the most amazing natural wonders of the world and THE wildlife destination in Botswana! A safari in the Okavango Delta ranks among the top experiences for seasoned safari-goers in Southern Africa. The Delta is...

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Which Peru Trek Should I Choose?

Peru is a trekker’s paradise, especially in the Cusco area! There are so many amazing options to choose from that it can be a little daunting to figure out which trek is the perfect fit. Here's a guide to help you decide which itinerary may be...

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Kenya Was The Perfect Place To Visit

Lisa and Wayne had been to Africa four times already and wanted to go somewhere new for them both. We agreed that a custom itinerary in Kenya that included the best parts of the Maasai Mara Reserve and some time at the beach would be just right for...

Thanksgiving in Peru - Pachamama Ceremony

Happy Thanksgiving! We just returned from a trip to Peruand one of the most magical experiences we had was to participate in a special type of thanksgiving unique to the Andes: a traditional Pachamama ceremony! What is a Pachamama Ceremony? To the...

Travel in the era of COVID-19: FAQ's and Updates

COVID-19 continues to be a concern for those looking to travel internationally. Here are some frequently asked questions as well as some country-specific updates. This blog is not meant to serve as a comprehensive clearinghouse of info and should...

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I felt like a little kid again

Cathy came to us at the start of this year looking for a solo trip to Namibia. As a veterinarian, she works a stressful job and that coupled with the pandemic had her eager to visit her beloved Africa (again). We were so thrilled that she had an...

3 Reasons To Travel To The Galapagos RIGHT NOW

There has never been a better time to visit the Galapagos! Here are 3 reasons why you should drop everything and take a Galapagos cruise RIGHT NOW!  1. Low visitor numbers in the Galapagos Archipelago! When we were there in May, we had whole...

Frequently Asked Galapagos Questions

Planning your dream cruise in the Galapagos can be challenging with a lot of yachts, islands, and itineraries to choose from. Here’s what we learned while onboard nearly a dozen yachts and exploring the islands of this archipelago to make your...

Yellowstone is not the Serengeti!

This article originally appeared in Outside Bozeman's Summer 2021 edition: Yellowstone is NOT the Serengeti of North America. Yellowstone Park is the jewel of the US National Park System. Even though most of its land is in Wyoming, Montanans like to...

Moraway In the News!

Moraway Adventures was featured in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle's Earth Day Insert 2021: When people travel on trips planned by the new local eco-adventure tourism company Moraway Adventures, owner Christopher Moriarty wants them to make an impact....

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Hwange National Park Profile

Hwange National Park is one of the great wildlife parks of Africa and one of our most favorite. We’ve returned again and again to this African Eden just south of Victoria Falls in northwest Zimbabwe. There is no better place in Africa to have...

Travel in the era of COVID-19

When the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic became evident last March, we instantly knew that it would have devastating impacts on international travel. 2020 soon became known as “the year of disappointment” as lockdowns, cancellations and...

Where should I go on safari? East Africa

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda The countries of East Africa are well known for their abundant wildlife that roam the wide-open savannah grasslands characteristic of the Maasai Mara-Serengeti ecosystem. Every time we go there, we are blown away by...

What its like to go gorilla trekking

Getting up close and face-to-face with a wild mountain gorilla is the most profound wildlife experience that we have had anywhere in the world. This immense other being doesn’t just look back at you, but actually SEES you. We were so close that we...

Where should I go on safari? Southern Africa

Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia Southern Africa is magnificent and we’ve spent years exploring this vast region. The varied topography is the stage on which dense wildlife populations have each carved out their niche. From the...

Where should I go on safari? Special notes on guides and family travel 

African Safari Guides All of our African safari guides are expertly trained and exceptionally knowledgeable about the flora and fauna that you’ll encounter on safari. It’s like getting a master class in zoology and botany! In East Africa, most...

Maasai Mara and Serengeti Safari: The Great Migration Month-by-Month

The greater Serengeti eco-system is one of the largest protected areas on Earth. Covering an area of more than 15,000 square miles (more than double the size of New Jersey!!) this region encompasses the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the Serengeti...

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