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Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

By on January 15, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 0 Comments
Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

If there’s one thing you definitely need when you go backpacking ladies it’s a pair of great shoes. No matter whether you’re trekking the length of the United States or heading on a long overseas adventure, making sure you’ve got a decent pair of footwear that’s going to last will be key to you enjoying […]

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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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Trabug : Helping You Stay Connected For Less During Your Travels in India

By on December 21, 2017 in Asia, Backpacking, Gear, INDIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
Trabug : Helping You Stay Connected For Less During Your Travels in India

India is a land of colourful chaos and curious cultures that rub against each other in a vibrant balance not found anywhere else on earth. It is diverse and beautiful. It is huge and welcoming. But while it’s all these great things, India is also a little difficult to understand! If like me, you’re excited […]

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The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

By on December 20, 2017 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 0 Comments
The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

The best way to improve your comfort, safety and experiences during camping trips is through bringing the best-quality tent with you. However, I’m sure that you’ve found a TON of choices when trying to look for the perfect one. As such, finding the ultimate tent to fit your needs can get quite complicated. That’s why […]

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Why the Sony A6000 is the Best Camera for Safari

Why the Sony A6000 is the Best Camera for Safari

When you’re getting ready to go on safari there’s so many things to think about – from what to wear, to the vaccinations and medical side, to visas, transport and accommodation – that the issue of what camera to take can, understandably, get pushed to the back of the line. This is especially true if […]

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The Ultimate Safari Gear Packing List

The Ultimate Safari Gear Packing List

If you’re anything like me, then you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed about what the heck you should put on your safari gear list! There’s just so much to think about and so much conflicting information, it’s hard to wade through it all to get to the real essentials. After all, most of us who […]

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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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