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10 Incredible Things to Do in Swaziland / eSwatini

10 Incredible Things to Do in Swaziland / eSwatini

Encircled by the giant geography of South Africa, the small kingdom of Swaziland has recently given itself a new name. And rightly so. Named Swaziland by the British colonial powers, this tiny nation has now expressed its deserving right to self-determination and, as it is known in the local language, will now be called eSwatini. […]

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The Best Time to Visit Mozambique & 10 Other Top Travel Tips

The Best Time to Visit Mozambique & 10 Other Top Travel Tips

Fringed by the Indian Ocean on one side, sandwiched by Southern Africa on the other, Mozambique is a mango-drenched, coconut-infused, sun-ripened cocktail all unto its own. As women stroll past with huge baskets on their heads laden with goods or babies strapped to their backs in wraps of beautiful bright colours, or men play football […]

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10 Epic Things to Do in Namibia You Can’t Miss

By on March 4, 2019 in Africa, NAMIBIA, Off the Beaten Track, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Epic Things to Do in Namibia You Can’t Miss

I heard Namibia was good. In fact I’d heard it was really good. But honestly, nothing prepared me for the unending spectacle of adventuring through this remote desert country in a huge overland truck with Absolute Africa. One of the most sparsely populated countries in the world (possibly the most sparesely populated), each day in […]

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10 Best Destinations in Africa for Solo Female Travellers

By on February 25, 2019 in Africa, Solo Female, Top 10's with 6 Comments
10 Best Destinations in Africa for Solo Female Travellers

They say it’s a brave woman who travels in Africa by herself. In fact, I don’t think it’s necessarily braver than travelling anywhere else by yourself as a woman, but nevertheless Africa travel seems to carry with it a certain hushed sense of concern for those yet to venture here alone, so if you’re bucking […]

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10 Best Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

By on December 13, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, ROMANIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Best Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

Getting straight to the point – Romania is incredibly cheap. In fact, I think it’s maybe one of the cheapest countries to travel in Europe and therefore ideal for those of us on rather a tight budget! But with some great cities, stunning mountains and even a protected wetland area, Romania isn’t just great for […]

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10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

By on December 5, 2018 in Europe, Top 10's, UKRAINE with 0 Comments
10 Common Mistakes Every Traveller Visiting Ukraine Makes

Ukraine… whoever thinks of going to Ukraine? Not me to be honest… until I went that is and discovered this huge country in Eastern Europe was actually WAY WAY better than I expected. Far from Soviet grey, drab and depressing – I found some gorgeous countryside, some thriving cities and a whole lot of loveable […]

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10 Awesome Things to Do in Turkey You Can’t Miss

By on November 3, 2018 in Middle East, Top 10's, TURKEY with 0 Comments
10 Awesome Things to Do in Turkey You Can’t Miss

Turkey is a HUGE country and straddling the border between Europe and Asia, it also boasts a huge diversity of landscapes and cultures. From coast to castles, hikes to hot air balloons, ruins to relaxation, Turkey’s got it all and honestly you could spend a year or more adventuring through this country and still not […]

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The 10 Most Amazing Things to Do in Bulgaria for Backpackers

The 10 Most Amazing Things to Do in Bulgaria for Backpackers

I bl**dy loved Bulgaria. Quite honestly, it’s as simple as that. In fact out the whole 11 countries I toured in Eastern Europe this summer, it’s only Bosnia Hercegovina and Montenegro that came even close to toppling Bulgaria from my top spot. For 1, it’s incredibly cheap – a massive plus point in my budget […]

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10 Brilliant Things to Do in Belgrade for Backpackers

10 Brilliant Things to Do in Belgrade for Backpackers

Let me spell it out quite clearly from the beginning – I was absolutely amazed by Belgrade in Serbia. Honestly, I had quite limited expectations about this city (and Serbia in general) almost entirely because I’d failed to do any research and was therefore appalling ignorant about the whole place. But while there’s no excuse […]

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10 Beautiful Things to Do in Sofia, Bulgaria for Backpackers

By on September 10, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, BULGARIA, Europe, Top 10's with 6 Comments
10 Beautiful Things to Do in Sofia, Bulgaria for Backpackers

What Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, lacks in terms of iconic monuments when compared to other European cities, it more than makes up for in quaint and quiet charm. As such, it’s a must-see destination for budget travellers voyaging in this amazing country, bringing to life, as it does, much of Bulgaria’s fascinating history and […]

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