Tag: Africa

The Complete Cape Town Itinerary

By on March 18, 2019 in Africa, Itineraries, SOUTH AFRICA with 0 Comments
The Complete Cape Town Itinerary

I honestly do believe there’s few cities in the world that leave more of a striking impression than Cape Town. Find me one person whose been here and who didn’t fall in love with the place… go on I dare you! Because I bet you’ll struggle. Yup Cape Town captures the imagination like few other […]

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What is the Best Time to Visit Okavango Delta and Other Top Tips

What is the Best Time to Visit Okavango Delta and Other Top Tips

Oh my oh my, well what can I say, the Okavango Delta was every bit as amazing as I imagined it to be. It has taken me 5 trips to Africa and 2 visits to Botswana to finally get here, but I made it and it’s been worth every cent and inch of effort to […]

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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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The 18 Best Things To Do in Cape Town on a Budget

By on February 28, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, SOUTH AFRICA with 4 Comments
The 18 Best Things To Do in Cape Town on a Budget

Well, what can I say? It’s been a hiatus of 15 years since I lasted visited Cape Town at the tender age of 19 and boy oh boy has this city got even better than I remember! Arriving to blue skies, an epic view of Table Mountain from the airport and a week of exploration […]

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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 2 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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The 5 Best Day Trips from Addis Ababa

The 5 Best Day Trips from Addis Ababa

More and more travellers I met on my most recent trip to Ethiopia are spending longer and longer in its capital Addis, exploring under the skin of this city and getting to know its people and its hidden places. If you ask me, that’s pretty cool and so rather than hoping straight back on the […]

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Awasa in Ethiopia

By on February 14, 2019 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
The Complete Guide to Visiting Awasa in Ethiopia

As always in Ethiopia, the answer to a lot of questions ends either with “I don’t know” or “it depends”. And so it is with Awasa. Or at least the spelling of it. Because whether it’s really Awassa, Hawassa or Awasa, I don’t know and it also depends! So first thing you need to know […]

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Is Solo Female Travel in Ethiopia Safe?

Is Solo Female Travel in Ethiopia Safe?

It’s a question I get asked a lot. A surprising amount in fact. And I’m not sure why?! Perhaps because I never asked it before I travelled solo to Ethiopia. Perhaps I should have! Perhaps because there’s not many of us ladies backpacking Ethiopia solo. Perhaps there should be more! But either way, for solo […]

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10 Unbelievable Things to Do in Egypt on a Budget

10 Unbelievable Things to Do in Egypt on a Budget

If you haven’t already heard, I’m currently championing Egypt as one of the best budget travel destinations around. Honestly, it’s astounding just how cheap this country is to travel, especially given just how amazing the things to see there are! Sadly for Egypt, the low prices travellers can expect here are due to their very […]

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The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

Honestly, Egypt is one of the best budget travel destinations you can head to right now. Chocked full of sensational historical sights, amazing adventures, bustling cities and welcoming locals, it really is hard to believe just how cheap it is to travel in Egypt. Ending my 10 month African adventure here – having travelled north […]

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