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The Ideal Kenya Itinerary for a Tight Budget … and a Tight Schedule!

By on January 18, 2018 in Africa, KENYA with 0 Comments
The Ideal Kenya Itinerary for a Tight Budget … and a Tight Schedule!

If you only have a small budget, a small amount of time and want to experience a slice of Africa, then let me suggest Kenya as the perfect destination to choose. Hugely diverse, from mountain lakes and world-class national parks to stunning coastline, Kenya is the perfect country if you want to feel like you’ve […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Nairobi, Kenya

By on January 11, 2018 in Africa, KENYA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Nairobi, Kenya

As the capital of Kenya, if you’re travelling at all in this fantastic country, it’s likely you’ll pass through Nairobi at least once during your time here. Sadly the city doesn’t have a great reputation, often known as Nairobbery (!), but I really enjoyed my time here and found more than enough to do to […]

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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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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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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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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 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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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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Absolute Africa Review

Absolute Africa Review

So if you’ve been following me at all on social media over the last few months, you’ll pretty much know that I’ve been on the trip of a lifetime in a landscape made of travel dreams! Yep 48 days overlanding through Southern and East Africa is the kind of trip many dream about… and I’m […]

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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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