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34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

Given that Africa is a HUGE and diverse continent, writing this post has proved something of a challenge! Relaying tips that are detailed enough to be useful, but general enough to cover a continent, can be a hard balance to strike. But having travelled from Cairo to Cape Town, taking in most of Southern, East […]

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22 Things You Need to Know About Travel in Kenya

By on April 16, 2018 in Africa, KENYA, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
22 Things You Need to Know About Travel in Kenya

One of my favourite countries in Africa (and believe me there’s some tough competition!) I love Kenya, mostly for its diversity. Yes this country really does have it all, from incredible landscapes, amazing safari opportunities, fantastic hiking and world-class beaches, if you’re looking to get a slice of Africa in one small hit, I think […]

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African Safari Packages From Australia : 7 Top Tips for Finding the Best

African Safari Packages From Australia : 7 Top Tips for Finding the Best

Let’s be honest, Australia is a long way from anywhere. And it’s most certainly a long way from Africa, which feels very far away when you’re sat at your computer trying to plan the trip of a lifetime. Trust me, I know! Not very long ago, I was doing just the same in Fremantle, WA, […]

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How to Organise the Perfect Overland Africa Tour

How to Organise the Perfect Overland Africa Tour

It’s a cliché, but it’s true – an overland Africa tour really is one of those once in a lifetime opportunities. After all there’s nothing like spending a few weeks or months, staring out of the window at the wild African landscape between enjoying world-class safaris, extreme adventure opportunities and camping under epic starry skies. […]

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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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International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

By on November 20, 2017 in Backpacking, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

On this trip to Southern and Eastern Africa, I’ve been reminded (a lot!) about the trials and tribulations of international border crossing! Entering and exiting no less than 5 countries in the first 2 weeks of the Absolute Africa Overland trip, it’s safe to say I had it pretty down pat by the time we […]

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How to Save Money on Gas During a Road Trip

By on August 19, 2017 in Money Savers, Road Trip, Top 10's, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
How to Save Money on Gas During a Road Trip

Who doesn’t love a good road trip? That wonderful feeling of driving along the highway with the wind blowing on your face and the radio blaring some great tunes really is hard to beat. Plus, traveling by car is the best option when it comes to having the most freedom. Just within the US alone […]

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Safari Insurance : Why I Chose Travel Insurance from World Nomads

Safari Insurance : Why I Chose Travel Insurance from World Nomads

So if you haven’t heard the latest news … we’re off to Africa! Yep, leaving Australia and the giant road trip Down Under behind us, we’re off to experience a different type of road trip in a very different continent. Yes for 2 months, I’ll be joining the guys at Absolute Africa for a mammoth […]

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13 Perfect Budget Travel Destinations to Visit in your 30’s

13 Perfect Budget Travel Destinations to Visit in your 30’s

We all know what it’s like … ok maybe not all of us, but quite a few of us know what it’s like to still be budget travelling in your 30’s. Yes, jobless, homeless and pretty much penniless after the age of 30? It does happen. And yes, it’s happened to me. Mostly because of […]

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Bobby Backpack Review // The Best Anti Theft Bag for under $150

Bobby Backpack Review // The Best Anti Theft Bag for under $150

Are you looking for the perfect day bag for your next overseas trip or perhaps the best carry-on for your next long-haul flight? Do you want to combine this with making sure all your valuables are safe when travelling too? Well now you don’t have to compromise! Yep, the new trend sweeping the backpack world […]

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