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The Best Jerusalem Hostel: Stay Inn… Don’t Leave!

The Best Jerusalem Hostel: Stay Inn… Don’t Leave!

Now in my 30’s and digital nomading around the world, I’m largely past being able to cope with dorms I’m afraid. However that doesn’t mean I don’t want to meet other travellers, enjoy activities together and relax in a price-friendly place that feels spirited and soulful. I also want nooks where I can curl up […]

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My Fav Hostel in Addis Ababa : Mr Martins Cozy Place

My Fav Hostel in Addis Ababa : Mr Martins Cozy Place

This is my 4th time in Addis Ababa and I’ve got admit, I’ve done the rounds… in terms of accommodation that is! Yep each time I’ve returned to Addis, I’ve stayed somewhere else looking for that great place that had all the key elements – top location, free wifi, outside space, comfort and, well “cosyness”. […]

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Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

By on January 15, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 2 Comments
Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

If there’s one thing you definitely need when you go backpacking ladies it’s a pair of great shoes. No matter whether you’re trekking the length of the United States or heading on a long overseas adventure, making sure you’ve got a decent pair of footwear that’s going to last will be key to you enjoying […]

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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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Exploring Ethiopia’s Lake Tana and Blue Nile Falls with ETT

By on December 27, 2017 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Reviews with 5 Comments
Exploring Ethiopia’s Lake Tana and Blue Nile Falls with ETT

Another must-see destination in Ethiopia (yes another one!) is the city of Bahar Dar or Bahir Dir, depending on how you translate the Amharic alphabet! Yes confusing at the best of times, Ethiopia can be a puzzle, but I’m so delighted that my time in Bahar Dar was one of the least stressful and most […]

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A Little Bit of Luxury at Solyana Hotel : Beauty on a Budget in Ethiopia’s Bahar Dar

By on December 23, 2017 in Accommodation, Africa, ETHIOPIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
A Little Bit of Luxury at Solyana Hotel : Beauty on a Budget in Ethiopia’s Bahar Dar

It’s true. We all like a bit of luxury now and again. Even hardened budget backpackers like me definitely crave a great bed, power shower and excellent service from time to time and never have I craved it more than after several months scooting around Africa! It was sheer delight therefore that, after making my […]

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Trabug : Helping You Stay Connected For Less During Your Travels in India

By on December 21, 2017 in Asia, Backpacking, Gear, INDIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
Trabug : Helping You Stay Connected For Less During Your Travels in India

India is a land of colourful chaos and curious cultures that rub against each other in a vibrant balance not found anywhere else on earth. It is diverse and beautiful. It is huge and welcoming. But while it’s all these great things, India is also a little difficult to understand! If like me, you’re excited […]

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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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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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