African Adventuring

Absolute Africa Review

Absolute Africa Review

So if you’ve been following me at all on social media over the last few months, you’ll pretty much know that I’ve been on the trip of a lifetime in a landscape made of travel dreams! Yep 48 days overlanding through Southern and East Africa is the kind of trip many dream about… and I’m […]

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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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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 6 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

International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

By on November 20, 2017 in Backpacking, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

On this trip to Southern and Eastern Africa, I’ve been reminded (a lot!) about the trials and tribulations of international border crossing! Entering and exiting no less than 5 countries in the first 2 weeks of the Absolute Africa Overland trip, it’s safe to say I had it pretty down pat by the time we […]

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Ebb & Flow : The Perfect Paje Beach, Zanzibar Accommodation

By on November 9, 2017 in Accommodation, Africa, Reviews, Tanzania with 0 Comments
Ebb & Flow : The Perfect Paje Beach, Zanzibar Accommodation

If you’re looking for the idyllic white, powder sand beach among sparkling, turquoise azure seas, then Paje Beach in Zanzibar is hard to surpass. It’s the sort of beach that quite literally takes your breath away, or, in my case, forces an audible squeak of joy from you in a mixture of pure delight and […]

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