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Top 10 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Amman, Jordan

By on June 11, 2018 in JORDAN, Middle East, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Amman, Jordan

Amman in Jordan is possibly the most chilled capital city I’ve ever been in! Arriving here from Cairo, I could scarcely believe it when I woke up to find myself in the most, relaxed, stress-free and quiet of capitals, where life rarely even seems to stir before 10am! But when it does get going there’s […]

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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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10 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

By on April 30, 2018 in Africa, EGYPT, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

It’s always hard to pick favourites, especially in a country as mind-blowing as Egypt, but if I had to pick a top spot in this formidable country, then my prize would go to Aswan. This Nile-side city in the south of the country is as chilled and relaxed as it is jam-packed with incredible sights […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Cairo

By on April 11, 2018 in Africa, EGYPT, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Cairo

The 2nd largest city in Africa, there’s no doubt that Cairo has a reputation that proceeds it. But what that reputation is can differ widely depending on who you’re speaking to. Yes, love it or hate it, Cairo is a city that seems to divide opinion like no other. And for that reason, I’m calling […]

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The 10 Best Things to Do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

By on March 19, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
The 10 Best Things to Do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Africa’s 4th largest city, the sprawling capital of Ethiopia – Addis Ababa – can certainly be an intimidating entry to the country. For this reason, on my first visit to Ethiopia, I was barely there for a night or 2, preferring to spend my time (like most visitors) in the churches of Lalibela and the […]

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The 10 Best Things to Do in Uganda

By on March 12, 2018 in Africa, Top 10's, UGANDA with 0 Comments
The 10 Best Things to Do in Uganda

Deep in the central belt of East Africa, the landlocked country of Uganda is a delight for African travellers. Boasting some incredible wildlife experiences and a warm tropical climate, the lush green landscape you’ll find here can be a relief if you’ve been spending a lot of time in the dry, hot and arid other […]

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The Top 10 FREE Things to Do in Bruges, Belgium

By on February 8, 2018 in BELGIUM, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Top 10's with 2 Comments
The Top 10 FREE Things to Do in Bruges, Belgium

The Belgian city of Bruges is a feast of fairytale delight of twisting cobbled lanes, peaceful canals and old churches! Stone bridges cross the tiny waterways, as swans float past weeping Birch trees and the clip-clop of horse-drawn carriages pervade the vehicle-free streets. An ancient walled Medieval town, and a UNESCO-listed site, about an hour […]

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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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Feeding Wild Hyenas and 9 Other Unique Things to do in Harar, Ethiopia

By on January 8, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Off the Beaten Track, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Feeding Wild Hyenas and 9 Other Unique Things to do in Harar, Ethiopia

Over in the east of Ethiopia, as you head towards the Djibouti border, the ancient city of Harar is a rare gem in an otherwise pretty, desolate landscape. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this walled civilisation has long been an important trading centre, situated strategically between the Red Sea and the great empires of inland […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

By on December 11, 2017 in Africa, TANZANIA, Top 10's with 2 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

The great commercial hub of Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam is a buzzing, working city that has a raw energy to it unmatched by any other large metropolis in East Africa I’ve visited. Having wondered round for a full day in the city, compete with my camera (albeit my small one) I can totally attest to […]

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