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The Best Jerusalem Hostel: Stay Inn… Don’t Leave!

The Best Jerusalem Hostel: Stay Inn… Don’t Leave!

Now in my 30’s and digital nomading around the world, I’m largely past being able to cope with dorms I’m afraid. However that doesn’t mean I don’t want to meet other travellers, enjoy activities together and relax in a price-friendly place that feels spirited and soulful. I also want nooks where I can curl up […]

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34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

Given that Africa is a HUGE and diverse continent, writing this post has proved something of a challenge! Relaying tips that are detailed enough to be useful, but general enough to cover a continent, can be a hard balance to strike. But having travelled from Cairo to Cape Town, taking in most of Southern, East […]

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Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

By on January 15, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 2 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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Trabug : Helping You Stay Connected For Less During Your Travels in India

By on December 21, 2017 in Asia, Backpacking, Gear, INDIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
Trabug : Helping You Stay Connected For Less During Your Travels in India

India is a land of colourful chaos and curious cultures that rub against each other in a vibrant balance not found anywhere else on earth. It is diverse and beautiful. It is huge and welcoming. But while it’s all these great things, India is also a little difficult to understand! If like me, you’re excited […]

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The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

By on December 20, 2017 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 0 Comments
The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

The best way to improve your comfort, safety and experiences during camping trips is through bringing the best-quality tent with you. However, I’m sure that you’ve found a TON of choices when trying to look for the perfect one. As such, finding the ultimate tent to fit your needs can get quite complicated. That’s why […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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