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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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Travel Sudan : The 33 Things You NEED to Know

By on May 28, 2018 in Africa, Off the Beaten Track, SUDAN with 0 Comments
Travel Sudan : The 33 Things You NEED to Know

No matter which way you look at it, Sudan just isn’t one of those well-travelled destinations. In fact, it’s a critically under-travelled destination, with hardly anything known about it by much of the outside world. While this makes it an incredibly exciting place to adventure, it can also make it a little tricky, because finding […]

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The 13 National Parks in Africa You Need on Your Bucket List ASAP!

The 13 National Parks in Africa You Need on Your Bucket List ASAP!

There’s no doubt about it, competition is stiff when it comes to the best national parks in Africa. From South Africa’s Kruger to Kenya’s Masai Mara, this continent really does contain some bucket list classics and compiling this list was certainly not as easy as I first thought! But nevertheless, reflecting on my 4 separate […]

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The 5 Best Aswan Hostels

The 5 Best Aswan Hostels

I think Aswan has to be my favourite spot in the whole of Egypt. A wonderfully relaxed city set on the banks of the Nile in the south of the country, it’s an absolute must on your Egypt itinerary. Actually it was my first stop in this country, after crossing overland from Sudan, and I […]

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10 Utterly Unique and Totally Crazy Things to Do in Ethiopia

10 Utterly Unique and Totally Crazy Things to Do in Ethiopia

It’s no secret, my love for Ethiopia is unmatched. Start up a conversation with me about this amazing country and you’re likely to regret it; such is my ability to wax lyrical about this totally unique place! For it is totally unique. I’ve travelled across Africa, and even in the countries that border this landlocked […]

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Is Sudan Safe for Solo Female Travellers?

By on May 10, 2018 in Africa, Off the Beaten Track, SUDAN with 2 Comments
Is Sudan Safe for Solo Female Travellers?

I have to be honest, there’s not many people I know who have travelled in Sudan. And being even more honest, there’s NO solo females I know who have travelled in Sudan. (Everyone I know whose been was either a solo male or part of a couple.) But you know what, this sort of unknown […]

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Your Unforgettable Africa Itinerary : Dream Trips from 1 Week to 3 Months

Your Unforgettable Africa Itinerary : Dream Trips from 1 Week to 3 Months

Africa! Doesn’t that name just get you excited for adventure! Well it certainly does me and having just finished my 4th trip to this continent I’m a sold-up massive fan. I know planning a trip here can be somewhat of a mind-bending experience… to say the least! Where to go? What to do? How much […]

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