Category Archives: Africa

5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

Heading to Cape Town and on a budget? Here’s my top 5 hostels for affordable stays in this city. After all, beautiful 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 […]

5 Epic Southern Africa Itineraries to Help You Plan Your Perfect Trip

5 Epic Southern Africa Itineraries To Help You Plan Your Trip

The land of safari splendour, roaring rivers, wonderful wildlife, spellbinding sea views, lush landscapes and dazzling deserts – Southern Africa has got it all and here’s 5 top travel itineraries to help you see the best of it. From the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic, this part of the world spreads between both of them […]

10 Incredible Things to Do in Eswatini

10 Epic Things To Do in Swaziland

Encircled by the giant geography of South Africa, the small kingdom of Eswatini has given itself a new name, but still has the same amazing attractions! Named Swaziland by the British colonial powers, this tiny nation has now expressed its right to self-determination and, as it is known in the local language, will now be […]

Best Time to Visit Mozambique + 10 Other Top Travel Tips

The Best Time to Visit Mozambique

Fringed by the Indian Ocean on one side, sandwiched by Southern Africa on the other, Mozambique is a mango-drenched, coconut-infused, sun-ripened cocktail all unto its own. As women stroll past with huge baskets on their heads laden with goods or babies strapped to their backs in wraps of beautiful bright colours, or men play football […]

Kruger National Park Safari: How to Experience It on a Budget!

How to Experience a Kruger National Park Safari on a Budget

Probably the most famous safari destination in the world, mention the word Kruger to almost anyone, and images of African wildlife and wilderness immediately spring to mind. Yes, one of the most popular parks on this continent, Kruger does get a rap bad for its crowding and commercialisation however. But pick your time to visit […]

10 Epic Things to Do in Namibia You Can’t Miss

10 Epic Things to Do in Namibia You Can’t Miss

I heard Namibia was good. In fact I’d heard it was really good. But honestly, nothing prepared me for the unending spectacle of adventuring through this remote desert country in a huge overland truck with Absolute Africa. As an aside, I loved my trip with Absolute so much that I’m currently offering all my readers […]

18 Incredible Things To Do in Cape Town on a Budget

18 Best Things To Do in Cape Town

Looking for a list of the best things to do in Cape Town? Then you’ve come to the right place! After a hiatus of 15 years (I first visited this city at the tender age of 19!), I can unequivocally say that this incredible South African city remains one of my favourite places in the […]