Where to go on an African Safari

African Safari

Nicole LaBarge got her first taste for travel when she was 16 years old.  Ever since then she has been hooked and calls herself a travel-holic. She believes you can travel and have a career and she is halfway to

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Gondar the Camelot of Africa

Gondar is a lovely city in the north of Ethiopia.  They say that its not what Gondar is, but what Gondar was that’s so enthralling.  The Royal Enclosure is the reason why people come to Gondar today.  The wealth is

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Travel Monthly Recap: December 2018

It’s the end of 2018 – how did we get here so fast?!? To say the last few months have gone by quickly is an understatement. As I am travelling West Africa its been challenging and does not feel like

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Travel Monthly Recap: November 2018

Travel Monthly Recap: November 2018 This Travel Monthly Recap November 2018 is the start of my overland trip through Africa.  November is my favourite time of year. It’s properly fall and its also my birthday month! I also started my

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Travel Monthly Recap: October 2018

This is the second in my series of Travel Monthly Recaps where I try to update you my readers in real time about where I have been, what I have been doing and how much my travels have cost for

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Travel Monthly Recap: September 2018

Travel Expenses West Africa Tours Recap This is the first in a series of Monthly Travel Recaps which will cover off where I have travelled that month, countries visited, kilometres travelled, and my travel expenses for West Africa. My goal

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Four year Blogaversary

Selaron Steps Rio

Four year blogaversary – wow, I never thought about how long I would keep my blog or where I would be at years down the road but I do know its been a crazy ride. Where to next? Last year

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London Itinerary 3 days

3 days in London

London Itinerary 3 days London is a favorite European city for many visitors, for so many reasons. Whether you’re traveling there on a quick weekend break or you’re there for a few days before moving on to the next big

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Travel plans for 2018

Travelgal Nicole contains Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. These commissions help reduce the ever-increasing costs of keeping this site active. Thanks for reading! Travel

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Travel Year in Review 2017

when is the best time to visit machu picchu

Travel year in review 2017 was the year of travel for me.  I visited 20 new countries this year and revisited 5 countries I previously lived in or spent a lot of time there – US, England, Scotland, Germany, and

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Hot Destinations for 2018

Hot Destinations

Hot Destinations for 2018 Wondering where to go in 2018?  Here is a list of the hot destinations to go to and the time of year to go as well.  I have been to all of these hot destinations except

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Three year blogaversary

Today marks three years of my Travelgal Nicole blog. Happy blogaversary! May is my blogaversary and I started my blog in 2014 about a year before I headed to Africa for six months. I wanted a way to showcase my

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What am I packing for South America

I’m way ahead of schedule on packing for South America.  You’re either team pack or team unpack. I’m definitely team pack as when I get home from a trip my bad will stay packed in a corner for months weeks.

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My South America adventure

south america adventure

My South America Adventure I’ve been planning my trip around South America for the last few months now and its finally coming together.  I just booked my tickets today for my South America Adventure!  Nothing like waiting till the last

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