Welcome to Morgan Through A Lens! My name is Morgan (obviously, haha). I’m an American living on a Zambian farm with my husband and a troop of wild monkeys as neighbors.

Morgan Through A Lens originally started as a way for me to share my experiences in Peace Corps South Africa with people back home (my early blog posts all started with, ‘Hey Friends and Family‘) but we’ve grown a lot since then. When my Peace Corps service ended, I couldn’t imagine leaving my blog behind. I started using Morgan Through A Lens as a place to post life updates and tell stories from my world travels.

Take a look around, find some travel inspo, and leave a comment so we can chat!

Port Louis, Mauritius

Visiting Mauritius // Weddings & Wreck dives

In May 2022, Alex and I traveled to Mauritius for our mutual friend's wedding (she is actually the friend who introduced us!). If you haven't heard of Mauritius, that's okay, I hadn't either until I moved to South Africa. Mauritius is a small island nation off the coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Alex and I spent a week on the island hanging out with friends,[...]


African Safari 101

I've learned a lot from living and traveling all around Southern Africa and I'm here to spill my secrets!  Here is everything you need to know about planning an African Safari. P.S. I don't love the term, "African Safari" since "safari" isn't actually a common term in Africa (at least where I've lived) and attributing anything to "Africa" is quite a generaliza[...]


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