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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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The 10 Best Free Things to do in Perth

The 10 Best Free Things to do in Perth

If you hadn’t guessed already, I’m a big fan of Western Australia and the state capital is no different. Picturesquely set on the Swan River, framed by the Indian Ocean and the forest hills, this city occupies a beautiful spot that typifies much of what is so fantastic about Australia. And here to celebrate it […]

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The 10 Best Free Things to do in Carnarvon, Western Australia

The 10 Best Free Things to do in Carnarvon, Western Australia

Not to be confused with Carnarvon Gorge, over in Queensland, the town of Carnarvon in Western Australia marks – in my mind at least – the end of the Outback and the beginning of a landscape that looks much more like Southern WA. And you know what, we were really impressed by it! From the […]

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The 10 Best Ways to Experience Australia’s Ningaloo Reef

The 10 Best Ways to Experience Australia’s Ningaloo Reef

There’s few places in Australia as spectacular and awe-inspiring as the Ningaloo Reef. Far less well-known internationally, and therefore much quieter than the Great Barrier Reef, Ningaloo off the west coast of the country is, nevertheless, a UNESCO World Heritage site and every bit as impressive, if not more so, than its eastern counterpart. Known […]

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10 Unforgettable Places to Visit Along Western Australia’s Turquoise Coast

10 Unforgettable Places to Visit Along Western Australia’s Turquoise Coast

Stretching largely from Dongara in the north to Perth in the south, Western Australia’s Turquoise Coast is a gorgeous stretch of Indian Ocean beauty. In fact, the famous Indian Ocean Drive stretches the whole way down it, making this area ideal for a short road trip or a weekend getaway. With so many gorgeous destinations […]

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The Top 10 Free Things to Do in Karratha, Western Australia

The Top 10 Free Things to Do in Karratha, Western Australia

If there’s one Australian movie that really puts a place on the map, it has to be the film , for which Karratha and its neighbouring town of Dampier is famous for. The movie – a lighthearted, family comedy about a famous dog that used to reside in / roam around this part of the […]

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The 10 Clear Signs You’ve Survived an Aussie Road Trip!

The 10 Clear Signs You’ve Survived an Aussie Road Trip!

10 months it was in the end. 10 months to get from Brisbane to Perth … over the top of Australia. That’s a grand total of 80,000km, in case you were wondering, which is roughly the same distance as flying from Sydney to London. And let me tell you, that’s lot a driving! Unsurprisingly, when […]

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10 Reasons We Fell in Love with Geraldton, Western Australia

10 Reasons We Fell in Love with Geraldton, Western Australia

Sometimes in life you just stumble upon those destinations that, quite out of the blue, quite surprisingly, absolutely delight you! Yes you’ve heard a bit about them, read a bit about them, but nothing to suggest you were going to find the place anything special. But then you get there and something clicks, this place […]

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