2009 is ahead, some things on the list are...plan an African safari! A few stops:
Sarara, a luxury tented camp in Namunyak (meaning 'place of peace') in northern Kenya. Enjoying walking safari's with the Karisia group. Lounging at the Lake Rutundu Log Cabins and the sheltered oasis of Ol Pejeta Ranch House. FlyAir Kenya into the Serengeti, stay at the Sasakwa Lodge and then head off to Rekero Camp. Emmerse yourself in the Maasai culture and african wilderness and stay at the Shompole in Kenya. Lastly, relax on the Swahili Coast and rent a bungalow on the beach.
Bring a camera, binoculars & see Wildabeest, Zebra, Lions, Cheetah, Rhion's, Elephants, Hippos, Chimps, Giraffe and more wildlife along the way.
For more research on planning your trip. About.com has a list of top 10 places to visit and which seasons. You can travel year round, but it's recommended that the best times are June-October and December-February. And the green months (November, March, April, May) are rainy and less expensive.