Africa

The 15 Safest Countries in Africa to Travel

By on August 12, 2019 in Africa, Off the Beaten Track, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The 15 Safest Countries in Africa to Travel

Well well well the safest countries in Africa to travel, I have set myself up for a fall here haven’t I?! Because where do you start? And come to think of it, where do you end? And how do you risk not getting a backlash in the process? Well, I’ve given it a good go […]

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Things To Do in Mozambique: The Highlights

Things To Do in Mozambique: The Highlights

A land that is pretty far off the tourist track in Africa, Mozambique occupies the Southeastern corner of the continent and is therefore often overlooked by those motoring up from South Africa either through Namibia to Vic Falls or through Botswana to East Africa. As such, this hidden coastal gem has remained delightfully free of […]

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The Best Time to Visit Kruger & Cape Town

By on July 15, 2019 in Africa, National Parks, SOUTH AFRICA with 0 Comments
The Best Time to Visit Kruger & Cape Town

What a wild and wonderful country South Africa is – not only does it boast the epic city of Cape Town within its boundaries, but also the mighty safari destination of Kruger too. In between, there’s a whole heap of beaches and mountains… not to mention the 2 separate kingdoms of Swaziland, now known as […]

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9 Amazing Places to Visit in Namibia

By on June 13, 2019 in Africa, NAMIBIA with 2 Comments
9 Amazing Places to Visit in Namibia

There’s no question it’s one of the most photogenic countries in the world, with some of the most jaw-dropping scenery I’ve ever encountered, yes Namibia is undoubtedly one of Africa’s best travel gems. Gifted with by expansive deserts, flanked by a wild coastline and known to be one of the most sparsely populated countries on […]

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How Much Does Travel in Ethiopia Cost?

How Much Does Travel in Ethiopia Cost?

“How much does travel in Ethiopia cost?” is a question I get asked a lot, like, a lot! And the answer I always give is “well it depends.” And it does depend. Totally and utterly depends on a huge variety of features. So while I honestly always want to try and give an accurate answer, […]

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Staring into Swaziland, But How Deep Should We Go?

By on May 27, 2019 in Africa, Musings, SWAZILAND with 0 Comments
Staring into Swaziland, But How Deep Should We Go?

Countries that have different cultural values to our own present the traveller with an amazing opportunity to learn and witness something else, something “other”, but this can also come with its own set of moral dilemmas to navigate. And while, to some people, this may sound either boring, complicated, or both; for me, it’s exactly […]

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The 15 Very Best Things To Do in South Africa

By on May 20, 2019 in Africa, SOUTH AFRICA with 2 Comments
The 15 Very Best Things To Do in South Africa

The alluring appeal of South Africa just never gets old. Rich in cultural history, ethnic diversity and with some incredible landscapes to boot, the beauty of this country just can’t fail to inspire. As such, it’s often a place where many people either begin or end their African adventure, but all too often don’t give […]

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The Ultimate Female Packing List for Africa

By on May 13, 2019 in Africa, Backpacking, Gear with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Female Packing List for Africa

Oh Africa, the most amazing continent to travel in my opinion! Lands of epic wildlife, stunning coastline, insane historical sights and rich culture await you here. From the souks of Morocco and the pyramids of Egypt, through to the rich rainforests of Uganda, the beautiful beaches of Mozambique and the wild deserts of Namibia, there’s […]

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How to Get Your Mozambique Visa in Cape Town

How to Get Your Mozambique Visa in Cape Town

So you need a visa to visit Mozambique, but you’ve already left your country and while you’ve heard you can get them on the border, you’re either a) travelling with an overland tour that requires you to get it in advance or b) not happy about risking it until the last minute! Sound familiar? I’m […]

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The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The beautiful city of Cape Town has more things to do, areas to visit and hostels to stay at than you know to do with. And if you’re like anything like me, this can be wholly confusing as a backpacker, especially if it’s your first visit to this city. But fear not, lovely shoestring nomads, […]

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