Category Archives: Travel Tips

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep While Travelling for Work

Work Harder

  Travelling for work and good quality sleep rarely go hand in hand. Sometimes no matter how tired we may feel, we simply find it very difficult to drop off when away from home. Why should this be the case? Well, there could be many answers to that question, anything from stress to overstimulation. One […]

How to Organise the Perfect Overland Africa Tour


  It’s a cliché, but it’s true – an overland Africa tour really is one of those once in a lifetime opportunities. After all there’s nothing like spending a few weeks or months, staring out of the window at the wild African landscape between enjoying world-class safaris, extreme adventure opportunities and camping under epic starry […]

Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

  If there’s one thing you definitely need when you go backpacking ladies it’s a pair of great shoes. No matter whether you’re trekking the length of the United States or heading on a long overseas adventure, making sure you’ve got a decent pair of footwear that’s going to last will be key to you […]

Trabug : Helping You Stay Connected For Less During Your Travels in India


  India is a land of colourful chaos and curious cultures that rub against each other in a vibrant balance not found anywhere else on earth. It is diverse and beautiful. It is huge and welcoming. But while it’s all these great things, India is also a little difficult to understand! If like me, you’re […]

Why the Sony A6000 is the Best Camera for Safari

The Best Camera for Safari

  When you’re getting ready to go on safari, there’s so many things to think about – from what to wear to the vaccinations, the medical preparations to visas, the transport schedules to accommodation bookings – that the issue of what camera to take can, understandably, get pushed to the back of the line. This […]

International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

International Border Crossing - 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

  On this trip to Southern and Eastern Africa, I’ve been reminded (a lot!) about the trials and tribulations of international border crossing! Entering and exiting no less than 5 countries in the first 2 weeks of the Absolute Africa overland trip, it’s safe to say I had it pretty down pat by the time […]

Diving Zanzibar: Breathing the Best Bubbles with Buccaneer

Diving Zanzibar // Breathing the Best Bubbles with Buccaneer

  Ever since I first learnt to scuba dive in Nicaragua, I’ve wanted to experience the fantastic underwater world of Zanzibar in East Africa. Perhaps it’s because that’s where my instructor first learnt her trade, or perhaps I just loved the idea of scuba in the exotic waters off the African coast, but whatever the […]

Safari Insurance : Why I Chose Travel Insurance from World Nomads

Kenya, Masai Mara, Safari

  So if you haven’t heard the latest news … we’re off to Africa! Yep, leaving Australia and the giant road trip Down Under behind us, we’re off to experience a different type of road trip in a very different continent. Yes for 2 months, I’ll be joining the guys at Absolute Africa for a […]