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10 Unbelievable Things to Do in Egypt on a Budget

10 Unbelievable Things to Do in Egypt on a Budget

If you haven’t already heard, I’m currently championing Egypt as one of the best budget travel destinations around. Honestly, it’s astounding just how cheap this country is to travel, especially given just how amazing the things to see there are! Sadly for Egypt, the low prices travellers can expect here are due to their very […]

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The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

Honestly, Egypt is one of the best budget travel destinations you can head to right now. Chocked full of sensational historical sights, amazing adventures, bustling cities and welcoming locals, it really is hard to believe just how cheap it is to travel in Egypt. Ending my 10 month African adventure here – having travelled north […]

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Plan to Backpack Egypt? 27 Things You Need to Know

By on July 23, 2018 in Africa, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, EGYPT with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Egypt? 27 Things You Need to Know

I have to be honest, before I got to Egypt I’d heard so many horror stories about the hassle and the hordes of tourists I was prepared for the worst. But I honestly could not believe how different my experience was to the ones I’d heard about. Because I absolutely loved Egypt. Yep, this country […]

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4 Unbelievable East Africa Itineraries That Will Make You Book a Ticket There Today!

By on June 28, 2018 in Africa, Itineraries, KENYA, RWANDA, TANZANIA, UGANDA with 2 Comments
4 Unbelievable East Africa Itineraries That Will Make You Book a Ticket There Today!

Lush, green, adventurous and drop-dead gorgeous, East Africa is a treat on every level. From the glistening beaches of Tanzania and Kenya, to the wild safaris of Uganda and rolling hills of Rwanda, this part of the continent is a favourite for many travellers. Indeed it blew me away during my few months there and […]

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12 Essential Africa Travel Tips

By on June 23, 2018 in Africa, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
12 Essential Africa Travel Tips

After 3 years of continuous travel and having spent the last 9 months coming down the African continent by land, I want to share with you my 12 essential Africa travel tips. Hopefully they’ll help you have the best possible journey in this amazing part of the world because, let’s be honest, Africa is pretty […]

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The Best Luxor Itinerary on a Budget

The Best Luxor Itinerary on a Budget

My 4 days in Luxor were undoubtedly some of the most spellbinding I had in Egypt. Chock full of ancient awesomeness, there’s just simply no way you can come to this country and not hit up Luxor… no matter how short your itinerary. From Valley of the Kings to Karnak Temple, this city is a […]

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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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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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