Category Archives: Africa

Top 15 Things to Do in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Things to Do in Freetown

The capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown, has a surprising number of great things to do and I’m going to bring you my pick of the bunch. After all, no visit to this country is complete without spending at least a couple of days in Freetown and, with some great historical attractions, some pretty impressive wildlife […]

What to Pack & Wear for a Sierra Leone Trip

What to Pack & Wear For Sierra Leone

Honestly, before I visited Sierra Leone, I didn’t have a clue what to pack or wear for this country! And that’s given the fact that I’d already travelled extensively through Southern, Eastern and North Africa before. But honestly, what do you wear to one of the least travelled and most economically under developed nations on […]

Visiting Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary: All You Need to Know

All You Need to Know About Visiting Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary

The Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is undoubtedly one of Sierra Leone’s best attractions. Located just outside the capital Freetown, this wonderful rescue and rehabilitation centre not only cares for these incredible creatures, but also allows visitors to view them safely and enjoyably too. And let me tell you, staring at our closest living evolutionary ancestor makes […]

Sierra Leone Airport: All You Need to Know About Arriving & Departing

Sierra Leone Airport All You Need to Know About Arriving & Departing

The main Sierra Leone airport sits just outside the country’s capital, Freetown. It is the country’s only international airport and therefore the main gateway to the country for the vast majority of travellers heading here… which is why I’m bringing you this post with all the info you need for your arrival into, and departure […]

Top 10 Tips for Planning a Botswana Safari

Top 10 Tips for Planning a Botswana Safari

Planning a Botswana safari and wondering where to start? Then you’ve come to the right place! Here’s 10 incredible tips that condense all the key info you’ll need to plan and prep your trip of a lifetime. Located in Southern Africa, bordering Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa, Botswana has become one of the top safari […]