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How to Experience a Kruger National Park Safari on a Budget

By on Published: March 25, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, SOUTH AFRICA with 0 Comments
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 […]

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15 Amazing Things to do in Khartoum, Sudan

By on Published: April 2, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, SUDAN with 36 Comments
15 Amazing Things to do in Khartoum, Sudan

The basically untravelled capital in an untravelled country, I really did not have high hopes when I arrived into Khartoum – my first stop in Sudan. Actually, I felt pretty nervous about this city, what with my lack of Arabic, lack of Lonely Planet and lack of any idea about what to expect! However, I […]

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Why the Serengeti Will Blow Your Mind!

By on Published: March 29, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, 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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An Oasis in the Sudanese Desert : Meroe Camp & Nubian Rest House

By on Published: March 21, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, SUDAN with 6 Comments
An Oasis in the Sudanese Desert : Meroe Camp & Nubian Rest House

When most of people think of Sudan they certainly do not picture unique, luxury resorts in the desert. More often than not, it’s fearful and negative images they conjure up instead – concerns about safety, security and cleanliness above all. Sitting under a blanket of stars, safe and warm, deep in the desert as the […]

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My Best Safari in Africa Award Goes To…

By on Published: March 15, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, KENYA with 12 Comments
My Best Safari in Africa Award Goes To…

From the off, can I just reiterate that this is a highly coveted award. I don’t go handing these out willy nilly you know. And it’s clear the competition is tough. Indeed choosing a winner, has been as a result of experiencing the world’s crème de la crème. Yes the stakes are high and the […]

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The 10 Best Things to Do in Uganda

By on Published: March 12, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, UGANDA with 4 Comments
The 10 Best Things to Do in Uganda

Deep in the central belt of East Africa, the landlocked country of Uganda is a delight for African travellers. Boasting some incredible wildlife experiences and a warm tropical climate, the lush green landscape you’ll find here can be a relief if you’ve been spending a lot of time in the dry, hot and arid other […]

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EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Travel in Ethiopia

By on Published: March 8, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, ETHIOPIA with 78 Comments
EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Travel in Ethiopia

It’s not often I return to a country more than once. In fact, it’s basically never. There’s just too much other stuff to see in the world. But once, just once, I had to make an exception and that exception was, of course, for my beloved Ethiopia. Yes here I am, back in the horn […]

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African Safari Packages From Australia : 7 Top Tips for Finding the Best

By on Published: February 26, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa with 4 Comments
African Safari Packages From Australia : 7 Top Tips for Finding the Best

Let’s be honest, Australia is a long way from anywhere. And it’s most certainly a long way from Africa, which feels very far away when you’re sat at your computer trying to plan the trip of a lifetime. Trust me, I know! Not very long ago, I was doing just the same in Fremantle, WA, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Lalibela, Ethiopia

By on Published: February 19, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, ETHIOPIA with 45 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Lalibela, Ethiopia

Most famous as the centre of Ethiopia’s rock-hewn churches, Lalibela is a town soaked in magic and mysticism. A small, rural village, an unassuming place set amidst a stunning highland landscape, Lalibela is home to some of the finest UNESCO rock-hewn churches in the world. In true Ethiopian form, these churches sit alongside a unique, […]

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The 5 Uganda Safaris You Can’t Miss

By on Published: February 12, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, UGANDA with 8 Comments
The 5 Uganda Safaris You Can’t Miss

The lush green East Africa country of Uganda is a safari paradise. Far less popular and therefore less crowded than neighbouring Tanzania and Kenya, Uganda’s national parks are home to a huge array of wildlife, including the Big 5, plus some stunning landscapes too. With the Equator running right through this country and the White […]

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