Africa

What to Pack for a Trip to Botswana

What to Pack for a Trip to Botswana

From the famous Chobe River National Park with its huge herds of elephants, to the magnificent Okavango Delta – one of the world’s largest inland deltas and a UNESCO-listed treasure, there’s no question Botswana has a number of gems that you should not miss if you visit southern Africa. Often combined with trips to Namibia, […]

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Ultimate Packing List for Uganda

Ultimate Packing List for Uganda

An often overlooked country in East Africa – in favour of its more famous neighbours Kenya and Tanzania – Uganda nevertheless has a huge amount to offer visitors. I mean for starters, it’s one of the only countries in the world to have families of gorillas living within its borders! And if that wasn’t enough […]

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Only Packing List for South Africa You Need!

Only Packing List for South Africa You Need!

Let’s cut to the chase here people – South Africa is just one of those bucket list countries you HAVE to visit! Little known fact coming up, but South Africa was actually the first country I visited as a backpacker outside of Europe at the tender age of 19! It blew me away then and […]

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How Much Does a Trip to Kenya Cost?

How Much Does a Trip to Kenya Cost?

I think it’s one of the biggest misnomers in budget travel – namely that Africa is cheap to travel. Again, that’s far too obtuse, let me reframe that… I think it’s one the biggest misnomers in budget travel that East Africa is a cheap destination to head to. Indeed, travelling in East Africa, of which […]

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Complete Packing List for Egypt

Complete Packing List for Egypt

Located at the top of the African continent, but feeling more culturally similar to its neighbours in the near Middle East across the Red Sea, Egypt is a country with filled with fascinating geographies, histories, people and cultures… especially when it comes to travelling! I spent 3 weeks in Egypt as a solo female adventurer […]

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What to Wear for Travel in Tanzania: Complete Packing List

What to Wear for Travel in Tanzania: Complete Packing List

The land of the vast Serengeti, the great Kilimanjaro and the beautiful island of Zanzibar, Tanzania really does seem to have it all! From the continent’s highest mountain to one of its most popular safari destinations and some of Africa’s most beautiful beaches, it’s no surprise more and more of us are travelling to this […]

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What to Pack for Kenya: Ultimate Item by Item List

What to Pack for Kenya: Ultimate Item by Item List

Packing a huge punch with the azure blue Indian ocean lapping at its feet and some seriously wild and tropical landscapes beyond, Kenya not only boasts some of the best safari opportunities in the world, but also some of the best beaches on the planet too! Rich in both marine and wildlife, there’s also huge […]

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9 Great Tips for Female Travel in Morocco

9 Great Tips for Female Travel in Morocco

One of my favourite countries to visit in Africa, there’s no question Morocco is a definite highlight on my top African itineraries. And this applies for us female travellers too, because even if we’re adventuring solo, there’s no question Morocco is not only a safe destination, but also has a huge amount to offer. In […]

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17 Top Things to Do in Fez, Morocco + 7 Fez Travel Tips

17 Top Things to Do in Fez, Morocco + 7 Fez Travel Tips

I know there are some strong contenders, but it has to be said, Fez is my favourite Moroccan city to visit. Steeped in history, with life largely unchanged for hundreds of years (at least within the walled medina) Fez’s old city is like a living museum –  a treasure trove of authentic culture, cuisine and […]

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What to Wear in Morocco: Complete Packing List

What to Wear in Morocco: Complete Packing List

I’m sorry to inform you, but packing for Morocco is about as tough as it gets! Yup having everything you need for this hugely diverse North African nation can be a real suitcase struggle if you’re planning to do and see as much there as I did! Because from hiking in high altitude (and possibly […]

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