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How to Experience a Kruger National Park Safari on a Budget

By on Published: March 25, 2019 | Last Updated: April 21, 2020 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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18 Things To Do in Cape Town on a Budget

By on Published: February 28, 2019 | Last Updated: March 31, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, SOUTH AFRICA with 4 Comments
18 Things To Do in Cape Town on a Budget

Well, what can I say? It’s been a hiatus of 15 years since I lasted visited Cape Town at the tender age of 19 and boy oh boy has this city got even better than I remember! Arriving to blue skies, an epic view of Table Mountain from the airport and a week of exploration […]

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The Best Luxor Itinerary on a Budget

By on Published: June 21, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, EGYPT with 4 Comments
The Best Luxor Itinerary on a Budget

My 4 days in Luxor were undoubtedly some of the most spellbinding I had in Egypt. Chock full of ancient awesomeness, there’s just simply no way you can come to this country and not hit up Luxor… no matter how short your itinerary. From Valley of the Kings to Karnak Temple, this city is a […]

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The 5 Best Hostels in Cairo, Egypt

By on Published: June 14, 2018 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, EGYPT with 2 Comments
The 5 Best Hostels in Cairo, Egypt

The bustling capital of Egypt, Cairo, is an absolute must if you’re visiting this culturally rich and incredibly affordable country. Full of insane historical sights and a feast for the senses too, Cairo is loud, full of life, outgoing, brash and stocked with gasp-aloud ancient treasures. Most visitors start and finish their time in Egypt […]

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The 5 Best Aswan Hostels

By on Published: May 21, 2018 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, EGYPT with 0 Comments
The 5 Best Aswan Hostels

I think Aswan has to be my favourite spot in the whole of Egypt. A wonderfully relaxed city set on the banks of the Nile in the south of the country, it’s an absolute must on your Egypt itinerary. Actually it was my first stop in this country, after crossing overland from Sudan, and I […]

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10 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

By on Published: April 30, 2018 | Last Updated: January 27, 2020 in Africa, EGYPT with 6 Comments
10 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

It’s always hard to pick favourites, especially in a country as mind-blowing as Egypt, but if I had to pick a top spot in this formidable country, then my prize would go to Aswan. This Nile-side city in the south of the country is as chilled and relaxed as it is jam-packed with incredible sights […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Cairo

By on Published: April 11, 2018 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Africa, EGYPT with 4 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Cairo

The 2nd largest city in Africa, there’s no doubt that Cairo has a reputation that proceeds it. But what that reputation is can differ widely depending on who you’re speaking to. Yes, love it or hate it, Cairo is a city that seems to divide opinion like no other. And for that reason, I’m calling […]

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15 Amazing Things to do in Khartoum, Sudan

By on Published: April 2, 2018 | Last Updated: March 31, 2020 in Africa, SUDAN with 34 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: March 16, 2020 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: March 31, 2020 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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