African Adventuring

Rafiki Guest House, Kisoro, Uganda : Review

By on November 11, 2017 in Accommodation, Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, Reviews, Uganda with 0 Comments
Rafiki Guest House, Kisoro, Uganda : Review

If you’ve done any research when it comes to seeing gorillas in the wild, you’ll know one thing – that it’s not a cheap undertaking! Read: budget travel nightmare! The other thing it’s not, is easy, with some serious advance planning and booking required to ensure all the pieces of the puzzle fit together. Luckily, […]

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10 Things You Need to Know Before Going on an African Overland Safari Trip

10 Things You Need to Know Before Going on an African Overland Safari Trip

Well I made it folks, 48 days on an overland safari trip in Africa and I’ve lived to tell the tale! At times it was hard, at times it was tiring, but mostly it was an epic adventure of great people, sensational landscapes, incredible memories and wild encounters. I’d recommend an overland African safari trip […]

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Life in a Land Down Under

The Ultimate Guide to Karijini National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Karijini National Park

Well, where to start?! If we’re talking about the best national parks in Australia, then Karijini has to be the creme de la creme, the cream of the crop, the big daddy! When we visited there as part of our 4wd budget road trip around Australia, we were with a North American backpacker who described […]

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Adelaide’s Trending Restaurants & Cafes

By on October 29, 2017 in Australia, Food with 0 Comments
Adelaide’s Trending Restaurants & Cafes

Adelaide’s dining scene has grown into its own over the years, merging from what was considered to be a try hard copy of the East Coast to a thriving dining culture with its own identity. Local chefs and restauranteurs have delved into the heart of Adelaide and created new restaurants and cafes that really portray […]

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Thoughts from the Road

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 4 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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The 6 Signs You’ve Been Away From Home Too Long

By on June 5, 2017 in Musings with 2 Comments
The 6 Signs You’ve Been Away From Home Too Long

I’m currently sat typing this article at a long wooden kitchen table with a bunch of sunflowers next to me. In front is a set of large glass doors that open out onto a delicious green lawn adorned with more pot plants and colourful flowers than you can imagine. And beyond that, the trees of […]

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My Other Recent Posts

Diving Zanzibar // Breathing the Best Bubbles with Buccaneer

By on November 2, 2017 in Africa, Reviews, Tanzania with 4 Comments
Diving Zanzibar // Breathing the Best Bubbles with Buccaneer

Ever since I first learnt to scuba dive in Nicaragua, I’ve wanted to experience the fantastic underwater world of Zanzibar in East Africa. Perhaps it’s because that’s where my instructor first learnt her trade, or perhaps I just loved the idea of scuba in the exotic waters off the African coast, but whatever the reason […]

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30 Awesome Budget Adventures in Australia You Can’t Miss

By on October 26, 2017 in Australia, Budget Travel Ideas with 0 Comments
30 Awesome Budget Adventures in Australia You Can’t Miss

Despite the rumours, Australia really is a budget traveller’s dream destination. I mean, just take a look at this lot … #1 Snapping Uluru at Sunset This really is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you’ll never forget. And all you have to do to capture those awesome Outback colours bouncing off Australia’s best-loved icon, Uluru, is […]

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