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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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The Best Weekend Bruges Itinerary … on a Budget!

By on February 15, 2018 in BELGIUM, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Europe, Itineraries with 2 Comments
The Best Weekend Bruges Itinerary … on a Budget!

There’s no doubt that Bruges is one of Europe’s prettiest cities and, as a result, it’s also possibly one of its most expensive too! This can make life pretty hard for a budget traveller. One top tip when it comes to seeing Bruges on a budget to is avoid the summer high season, when crowds […]

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My Fav Hostel in Addis Ababa : Mr Martins Cozy Place

My Fav Hostel in Addis Ababa : Mr Martins Cozy Place

This is my 4th time in Addis Ababa and I’ve got admit, I’ve done the rounds… in terms of accommodation that is! Yep each time I’ve returned to Addis, I’ve stayed somewhere else looking for that great place that had all the key elements – top location, free wifi, outside space, comfort and, well “cosyness”. […]

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The Top 10 FREE Things to Do in Bruges, Belgium

By on February 8, 2018 in BELGIUM, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Europe, Top 10's with 2 Comments
The Top 10 FREE Things to Do in Bruges, Belgium

The Belgian city of Bruges is a feast of fairytale delight of twisting cobbled lanes, peaceful canals and old churches! Stone bridges cross the tiny waterways, as swans float past weeping Birch trees and the clip-clop of horse-drawn carriages pervade the vehicle-free streets. An ancient walled Medieval town, and a UNESCO-listed site, about an hour […]

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5 Dream Spots You Should Never Miss When You Visit Havana

By on January 19, 2018 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America with 0 Comments
5 Dream Spots You Should Never Miss When You Visit Havana

Ernest Hemingway lived in Havana for around 20 years. He wrote some of his best novels right here in front of the Caribbean Sea and was known for his admiration of the local people. This famous artist never got tired of walking around this amazing city or admiring its old architecture and it’s unlikely that […]

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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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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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