Budget Travel Ideas

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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The 21 Best Things to do in Stone Town, Zanzibar, including 9 that are free!

By on November 16, 2017 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, TANZANIA with 6 Comments
The 21 Best Things to do in Stone Town, Zanzibar, including 9 that are free!

** Spoiler Alert ** Stone Town in Zanzibar is one of my favourite places on earth. Sorry I can’t help it, but I’m in love! That means this post is going to involve me repeatedly telling you how totally amazing the whole city is and going on and on about all the incredible things to […]

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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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10 Things You Need to Know Before Going on an African Overland Safari Trip

10 Things You Need to Know Before Going on an African Overland Safari Trip

Well I made it folks, 48 days on an overland safari trip in Africa and I’ve lived to tell the tale! At times it was hard, at times it was tiring, but mostly it was an epic adventure of great people, sensational landscapes, incredible memories and wild encounters. I’d recommend an overland African safari trip […]

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30 Awesome Budget Adventures in Australia You Can’t Miss

By on October 26, 2017 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 0 Comments
30 Awesome Budget Adventures in Australia You Can’t Miss

Despite the rumours, Australia really is a budget traveller’s dream destination. I mean, just take a look at this lot … #1 Snapping Uluru at Sunset This really is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that you’ll never forget. And all you have to do to capture those awesome Outback colours bouncing off Australia’s best-loved icon, Uluru, is […]

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