National Parks

The Top Things to Do in Botswana

The Top Things to Do in Botswana

If you’re looking to spot some amazing wildlife in Africa, then you’d be hard pushed to find a better destination than Botswana. Located in Southern Africa and sparsely populated, this huge country boasts some incredible national parks and a huge array of wildlife, from elephants to lions, hippos to giraffes. Being both a stable and […]

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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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Etosha National Park: The Ultimate Guide

Etosha National Park: The Ultimate Guide

I have wanted to visit Etosha National Park for so long. But on each trip to Africa, it’s a place that has evaded me. Tucked in the northern corner of Namibia, Etosha is remote, hard to get to and set in some wild desert terrain, all of which hardly amounts to it being the most […]

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How to Experience a Kruger National Park Safari 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 wildnerness 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 […]

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What is the Best Time to Visit Okavango Delta and Other Top Tips

What is the Best Time to Visit Okavango Delta and Other Top Tips

Oh my oh my, well what can I say, the Okavango Delta was every bit as amazing as I imagined it to be. It has taken me 5 trips to Africa and 2 visits to Botswana to finally get here, but I made it and it’s been worth every cent and inch of effort to […]

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Noosa National Park : The Ultimate Guide

Noosa National Park : The Ultimate Guide

Having lived and worked in Noosa for over a year, Noosa National Park basically become my second home for over 18 months! Not bad when you consider it’s thought to be one of the most picturesque spots of coastline in the whole of Australia and boasts incredible hiking, perfect ocean swimming and some beauitfully secluded, […]

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13 National Parks in Africa You Need to Visit!

By on May 24, 2018 in Africa, National Parks with 0 Comments
13 National Parks in Africa You Need to Visit!

There’s no doubt about it, competition is stiff when it comes to the best national parks in Africa. From South Africa’s Kruger to Kenya’s Masai Mara, this continent really does contain some bucket list classics and compiling this list was certainly not as easy as I first thought! But nevertheless, reflecting on my 4 separate […]

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Why You Should Visit Mungo National Park, Australia

Why You Should Visit Mungo National Park, Australia

Around the rural city of Mildura, this is the big one. Actually, forget Mildura, around Australia this is the big one. Nope, scratch that even, around the world this is the big one! A spot of real cultural significance and the birthplace of humanity in Australia no less, it’s hard to believe this place is […]

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Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

By on April 9, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Hiking, National Parks with 6 Comments
Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

The UNESCO-listed Simien Mountains and the UNESCO-listed city of Gonder (or Gondar!) are – perhaps unsurprisingly given their world heritage status – among 2 of Ethiopia’s finest attractions. Situated close by each other, many tourists explore them together, as I did, and that’s exactly why I’m pairing them together in this guide. Located in the […]

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Why the Serengeti Will Blow Your Mind!

By on March 29, 2018 in Africa, National Parks, TANZANIA with 4 Comments
Why the Serengeti Will Blow Your Mind!

Whichever way you look at it, Serengeti is one of the greats! When many of us dream of an African Safari adventure, it’s the Serengeti our minds turn to – exotic images of roaming giant mammals striding through the Savannah grass under a big African sky filling our visual imagination. And you know what? It’s […]

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