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The ULTIMATE West Coast Australia Road Trip

By on June 18, 2018 in AUSTRALIA, Oceania, Road Trip with 0 Comments
The ULTIMATE West Coast Australia Road Trip

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the West Coast of Australia is my FAVOURITE part of the country to road trip and that’s a fact! There’s just something about the grandeur of it all, the vastness, the emptiness, the enormity… and the lack of people that immediately grabbed my heart and wouldn’t […]

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The 5 Best Hostels in Cairo, Egypt

The 5 Best Hostels in Cairo, Egypt

The bustling capital of Egypt, Cairo, is an absolute must if you’re visiting this culturally rich and incredibly affordable country. Full of insane historical sights and a feast for the senses too, Cairo is loud, full of life, outgoing, brash and stocked with gasp-aloud ancient treasures. Most visitors start and finish their time in Egypt […]

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep While Travelling for Work

By on June 13, 2018 in Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep While Travelling for Work

Travelling for work and good quality sleep rarely go hand in hand. Sometimes no matter how tired we may feel, we simply find it very difficult to drop off when away from home. Why should this be the case? Well, there could be many answers to that question, anything from stress to overstimulation. One interesting […]

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Top 10 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Amman, Jordan

By on June 11, 2018 in JORDAN, Middle East, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Amman, Jordan

Amman in Jordan is possibly the most chilled capital city I’ve ever been in! Arriving here from Cairo, I could scarcely believe it when I woke up to find myself in the most, relaxed, stress-free and quiet of capitals, where life rarely even seems to stir before 10am! But when it does get going there’s […]

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Travelling the Middle East: Where to Begin

By on June 9, 2018 in Middle East, Off the Beaten Track with 2 Comments
Travelling the Middle East: Where to Begin

Sometimes we all feel a little fearful about deciding on travel destinations where the culture is quite different to ours. And never is this more pertinent than when considering a trip to the Middle East, with all the weight of the negative news loud in our ears. Yet beyond all the hard to swallow and […]

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The Ideal Sudan Travel Itinerary

The Ideal Sudan Travel Itinerary

Wildly off the beaten track, and all the more exciting for it, Sudan is still very much a burgeoning travel destination… but one that has huge potential. Travelling overland from Cape Town to Cairo, I passed through Sudan and spent 2 amazing weeks here in a country that defied all expectation. Because I have to […]

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Why I Love Ethiopia!

Why I Love Ethiopia!

Yes that’s right, in case you somehow hadn’t heard me screaming it from the rooftops yet… I love Ethiopia! For years of being somebody that found it impossible to name their favourite country when asked, I can now give a very easy and definitive answer and I love it! I love it that this is […]

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How to Score a Cheap Egypt Nile Cruise

How to Score a Cheap Egypt Nile Cruise

Taking an Egypt Nile Cruise is one of the quintessential things to do in this country, but if you’re anything you like me, you probably have reservations about how expensive this notoriously tourist experience might be. But fear not, I managed to score a bargain-priced Nile cruise when I was in Egypt and now, to […]

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The Backpackers Guide to Selçuk, Turkey

The Backpackers Guide to Selçuk, Turkey

The Turkish town of Selçuk, just inland from the Aegean coast is a small, provincial and peaceful place that is likely to bring some welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of Turkey’s other major cities. Indeed after the size of Istanbul and the franticness of my programme in Cappadocia, I was beyond delighted to […]

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Travel Sudan : The 33 Things You NEED to Know

By on May 28, 2018 in Africa, Off the Beaten Track, SUDAN with 0 Comments
Travel Sudan : The 33 Things You NEED to Know

No matter which way you look at it, Sudan just isn’t one of those well-travelled destinations. In fact, it’s a critically under-travelled destination, with hardly anything known about it by much of the outside world. While this makes it an incredibly exciting place to adventure, it can also make it a little tricky, because finding […]

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