AFRICAN ADVENTURING ON A SHOESTRING

Top 10 Things to Do in Nairobi, Kenya

By on January 11, 2018 in Africa, KENYA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Nairobi, Kenya

As the capital of Kenya, if you’re travelling at all in this fantastic country, it’s likely you’ll pass through Nairobi at least once during your time here. Sadly the city doesn’t have a great reputation, often known as Nairobbery (!), but I really enjoyed my time here and found more than enough to do to […]

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The Best Shoes for African Safari

The Best Shoes for African Safari

When we talk about African safaris, we often forget that we’re actually talking about activities which stretch across a huge swath of the continent. What this means is that depending on exactly where you safari, climate, topography and altitude are all going to dramatically differ, which will of course have a profound effect on your […]

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SEEING EUROPE FOR LESS

The Best Ways to Enjoy a Solo Trip to London

By on December 6, 2017 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
The Best Ways to Enjoy a Solo Trip to London

If you are tired of the monotony of daily life and want an adventurous break, why not head out to London on your next holiday as a solo traveller? London is a fantastic city to visit whether alone, with a companion or family. There is so much to see and do that you will never […]

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Welcome to St Malo: The Perfect Gateway to France from the UK

By on August 24, 2017 in Europe, FRANCE with 0 Comments
Welcome to St Malo: The Perfect Gateway to France from the UK

Having been brought up in the Channel Island of Jersey, I almost know the French historic city of St Malo like the back of my hand! Only an hour by ferry from Jersey, St Malo was the regular place for our school trips when we were young and day-drinking exploits as we got older! However, […]

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THOUGHTS FROM THE ROAD

Why I Never Scuba Dived Lake Malawi

By on December 25, 2017 in Africa, MALAWI, Musings with 0 Comments
Why I Never Scuba Dived Lake Malawi

Are you a bucket list traveller or do you balk at the very phrase? So often the drive to tick things off our list, or not, can define our travel styles… and us as travellers. Put very crudely, there are those that travel primarily to check world sights and countries off their lists and there’s […]

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25 Clear Signs You’re Still a Serial Budget Traveller … in your 30’s!

By on June 22, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Musings with 8 Comments
25 Clear Signs You’re Still a Serial Budget Traveller … in your 30’s!

Despite being 32 and no longer within the right demographic to be classed as a gap year backpacker, my budget travel background still hasn’t deserted me. However while I may now prefer a bit more privacy than an 8 bed dorm, even if that is only sleeping in a tent, there are certain behaviours I […]

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Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

By on January 15, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 0 Comments
Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

If there’s one thing you definitely need when you go backpacking ladies it’s a pair of great shoes. No matter whether you’re trekking the length of the United States or heading on a long overseas adventure, making sure you’ve got a decent pair of footwear that’s going to last will be key to you enjoying […]

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The 6 Best Things to Do in Zimbabwe

By on January 1, 2018 in Africa, Off the Beaten Track, ZIMBABWE with 0 Comments
The 6 Best Things to Do in Zimbabwe

Not known for its tourist trail, Zimbabwe is however an amazing destination to explore in Southern Africa. From ancient Medieval ruins to stunning national parks and even dam cruises, it’s a land that offers many surprises for those who venture into her midst. I visited Zimbabwe as part of my Absolute Africa overland trip and […]

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