Accommodation

A Little Bit of Luxury at Solyana Hotel : Beauty on a Budget in Ethiopia’s Bahar Dar

By on December 23, 2017 in Accommodation, Africa, ETHIOPIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
A Little Bit of Luxury at Solyana Hotel : Beauty on a Budget in Ethiopia’s Bahar Dar

It’s true. We all like a bit of luxury now and again. Even hardened budget backpackers like me definitely crave a great bed, power shower and excellent service from time to time and never have I craved it more than after several months scooting around Africa! It was sheer delight therefore that, after making my […]

Continue Reading »

Diani Backpackers, Kenya : Reviewed

Diani Backpackers, Kenya : Reviewed

Situated in Kenya’s most famous tourist spot, Diani Backpackers is the excellent proof that you don’t have to have a lot of money to enjoy Africa’s top destinations! Among the 5* all-inclusive resorts and exclusive boutique apartments, Diani Backpackers shines like a budget travel diamond in this otherwise inaccessible world and allows us shoestring travellers […]

Continue Reading »

Red Rock Lalibela Hotel : Right Place, Right Price

By on December 9, 2017 in Accommodation, Africa, ETHIOPIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
Red Rock Lalibela Hotel : Right Place, Right Price

If you didn’t already know, visiting the ancient city of Lalibela in Ethiopia is an absolute must if you’re spending any time in this wonderful country. Displaying some of the most incredible rock-hewn churches in the world, this is Africa’s Petra in all its glory… and with the half tourists! A UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

Continue Reading »

The 4 Best Johannesburg Hostels

The 4 Best Johannesburg Hostels

Not known for its traveller-friendly status, we were totally amazed by just fun and friendly Johannesburg seemed to be! Flying in here from Perth, in order to join an Absolute Africa tour, many people do experience some time in Johannesburg like us, given that it’s a classic international hub if you are looking to explore […]

Continue Reading »

Hostel Ethiopia : The Best Budget Accommodation in Addis Ababa

By on December 2, 2017 in Accommodation, Africa, Backpacking, ETHIOPIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
Hostel Ethiopia : The Best Budget Accommodation in Addis Ababa

It’s always a terrifying moment when you arrive into a new foreign country, alone, naïve and at night! You can kind of ready yourself for it – get the right currency, research the visa situation and read the – but nothing quite prepares you for that moment when you walk through immigration to face the […]

Continue Reading »

Creating Conscious Connections : Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

Creating Conscious Connections : Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

Located on Kenya’s magical coast, lapped by the Indian Ocean and edged by the equator, Distant Relatives Ecolodge and Backpackers centres itself around connection, consciousness and community. It’s an orbit and a gravity as well-spun as it is well-grounded. As their website beautifully puts it  ‘Distant Relatives sums up the central principle and aim of […]

Continue Reading »

The Best Nairobi Hostel: Milimani Backpackers

The Best Nairobi Hostel: Milimani Backpackers

Trying to pick places to stay in East Africa is never easy. Information tends to be patchy, pictures blurry and standards dodgy! Is there good shower pressure? No, Ok. Is there hot water? No, Ok. Is there running water? No, Ok Is there water? Often the questions go this way! TIA, my friends, TIA (This […]

Continue Reading »

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, […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

The 6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fremantle, Western Australia

The 6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fremantle, Western Australia

Oh Fremantle! I could wax lyrical about this amazing spot in Australia, but for the sakes of this introduction, I’ll just keep it short! Basically Fremantle, or Freo as it’s called, is where you want to be! Honestly, forget Perth people, this is the place to basis yourself if you’re travelling, working or even just […]

Continue Reading »

Top