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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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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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25 Stunning Africa Instagram Spots to Fuel Your Wanderlust!

25 Stunning Africa Instagram Spots to Fuel Your Wanderlust!

It’s a whole thing now isn’t it, travelling for Instagram! Yup the social media that has inspired our wanderlust more than any other, is now causing more and more of us to hunt down those spots that have the WOW factor – a wow that we can *snap* and share! Ha ha ha! But if […]

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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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African Safari Packages From Australia : 7 Top Tips for Finding the Best

African Safari Packages From Australia : 7 Top Tips for Finding the Best

Let’s be honest, Australia is a long way from anywhere. And it’s most certainly a long way from Africa, which feels very far away when you’re sat at your computer trying to plan the trip of a lifetime. Trust me, I know! Not very long ago, I was doing just the same in Fremantle, WA, […]

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How to Organise the Perfect Overland Africa Tour

How to Organise the Perfect Overland Africa Tour

It’s a cliché, but it’s true – an overland Africa tour really is one of those once in a lifetime opportunities. After all there’s nothing like spending a few weeks or months, staring out of the window at the wild African landscape between enjoying world-class safaris, extreme adventure opportunities and camping under epic starry skies. […]

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The Best Shoes for African Safari

The Best Shoes for African Safari

When we talk about African safaris, we often forget that we’re actually talking about activities which stretch across a huge swath of the continent. What this means is that depending on exactly where you safari, climate, topography and altitude are all going to dramatically differ, which will of course have a profound effect on your […]

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Why the Sony A6000 is the Best Camera for Safari

Why the Sony A6000 is the Best Camera for Safari

When you’re getting ready to go on safari there’s so many things to think about – from what to wear, to the vaccinations and medical side, to visas, transport and accommodation – that the issue of what camera to take can, understandably, get pushed to the back of the line. This is especially true if […]

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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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The Ultimate Safari Gear Packing List

The Ultimate Safari Gear Packing List

If you’re anything like me, then you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed about what the heck you should put on your safari gear list! There’s just so much to think about and so much conflicting information, it’s hard to wade through it all to get to the real essentials. After all, most of us who […]

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