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The Ultimate Guide to Paje, Zanzibar

By on January 22, 2018 in Africa, TANZANIA with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to Paje, Zanzibar

WELCOME TO PARADISE! That’s what a huge sign as you enter the town of Paje on the island of Zanzibar should say! Yep, I’ve been to some stunning beaches in my time people, but this one takes the biscuit! Well it at least takes a top 4 biscuit! I mean there’s some stiff competition out […]

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5 Dream Spots You Should Never Miss When You Visit Havana

By on January 19, 2018 in Budget Travel Ideas, Central America with 0 Comments
5 Dream Spots You Should Never Miss When You Visit Havana

Ernest Hemingway lived in Havana for around 20 years. He wrote some of his best novels right here in front of the Caribbean Sea and was known for his admiration of the local people. This famous artist never got tired of walking around this amazing city or admiring its old architecture and it’s unlikely that […]

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The Ideal Kenya Itinerary for a Tight Budget … and a Tight Schedule!

By on January 18, 2018 in Africa, KENYA with 0 Comments
The Ideal Kenya Itinerary for a Tight Budget … and a Tight Schedule!

If you only have a small budget, a small amount of time and want to experience a slice of Africa, then let me suggest Kenya as the perfect destination to choose. Hugely diverse, from mountain lakes and world-class national parks to stunning coastline, Kenya is the perfect country if you want to feel like you’ve […]

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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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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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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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The 6 Best Things to Do in Zimbabwe

By on January 1, 2018 in Africa, Off the Beaten Track, ZIMBABWE with 0 Comments
The 6 Best Things to Do in Zimbabwe

Not known for its tourist trail, Zimbabwe is however an amazing destination to explore in Southern Africa. From ancient Medieval ruins to stunning national parks and even dam cruises, it’s a land that offers many surprises for those who venture into her midst. I visited Zimbabwe as part of my Absolute Africa overland trip and […]

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South Luangwa National Park : A Photo Essay

By on December 28, 2017 in Africa, National Parks, ZAMBIA with 0 Comments
South Luangwa National Park : A Photo Essay

Crazy as it sounds, but after 2 months safari-ing in Africa, South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is still my favourite place! That’s beating Tanzania’s Serengeti and South Africa’s Kruger even! Related Posts 10 Things You Need to Know Before Overlanding Africa Africa Travel Insurance : Why I Chose World Nomads The Ultimate Safari Gear […]

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Exploring Ethiopia’s Lake Tana and Blue Nile Falls with ETT

By on December 27, 2017 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Reviews with 2 Comments
Exploring Ethiopia’s Lake Tana and Blue Nile Falls with ETT

Another must-see destination in Ethiopia (yes another one!) is the city of Bahar Dar or Bahir Dir, depending on how you translate the Amharic alphabet! Yes confusing at the best of times, Ethiopia can be a puzzle, but I’m so delighted that my time in Bahar Dar was one of the least stressful and most […]

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