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25 Stunning Africa Instagram Spots to Fuel Your Wanderlust!

By on October 26th, 2019 in Africa, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
25 Stunning Africa Instagram Spots to Fuel Your Wanderlust!

It’s a whole thing now isn’t it, travelling for Instagram! Yup the social media that has inspired our wanderlust more than any other, is now causing more and more of us to hunt down those spots that have the WOW factor – a wow that we can *snap* and share! Ha ha ha! But if […]

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34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

By on December 12th, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 17 Comments
34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

Given that Africa is a HUGE and diverse continent, writing this post has proved something of a challenge! Relaying tips that are detailed enough to be useful, but general enough to cover a continent, can be a hard balance to strike. But having travelled from Cairo to Cape Town, taking in most of Southern, East […]

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Why the Serengeti Will Blow Your Mind!

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, 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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The Ultimate Guide to Gorilla Trekking Uganda

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, UGANDA with 2 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to Gorilla Trekking Uganda

It’s got to be one of those ultimate bucket list travel numbers. A top 10 hit for sure! Hasn’t it?! At least I know it was one of mine. And thankfully I can say gorilla trekking in Uganda, lived up to each and every expectation I had. From the amazing images I captured, to the […]

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My Best Safari in Africa Award Goes To…

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, KENYA with 8 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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South Luangwa National Park : A Photo Essay

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, ZAMBIA with 0 Comments
South Luangwa National Park : A Photo Essay

Crazy as it sounds, but after 2 months safari-ing in Africa, South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is still my favourite place! That’s beating Tanzania’s Serengeti and South Africa’s Kruger even! Related Posts 10 Things You Need to Know Before Overlanding Africa 8 Incredible Things to Do in Victoria Falls Guaranteed to Get Your Heart […]

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The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

The best way to improve your comfort, safety and experiences during camping trips is through bringing the best-quality tent with you. However, I’m sure that you’ve found a TON of choices when trying to look for the perfect one. As such, finding the ultimate tent to fit your needs can get quite complicated. That’s why […]

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Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression: Discovering the Most Dramatic Destination on Earth

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, ETHIOPIA, Travel Tips with 13 Comments
Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression: Discovering the Most Dramatic Destination on Earth

Arriving into Ethiopia’s Makele airport, I’m met in the parking lot by a 4wd that screeches to a halt in front of me as 3 smiling guys grin at me out of the window! “Are you Stephanie?”, they ask. I nod, and with that, their bundling my bags into the boot of the vehicle, me […]

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Chobe National Park, Botswana : A Photo Essay

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, BOTSWANA, Budget Travel Ideas with 2 Comments
Chobe National Park, Botswana : A Photo Essay

Up in the north of Botswana lies one of Southern Africa’s most incredible national parks. Chobe River is the sort of magical wilderness that leaves you spellbound and speechless. For me, being my first safari experience in this part of the world for sometime, I was bowled over once again! Related Posts The Best Time […]

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Creating Conscious Connections : Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, KENYA, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Creating Conscious Connections : Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

Located on Kenya’s magical coast, lapped by the Indian Ocean and edged by the equator, Distant Relatives Ecolodge and Backpackers centres itself around connection, consciousness and community. It’s an orbit and a gravity as well-spun as it is well-grounded. As their website beautifully puts it  ‘Distant Relatives sums up the central principle and aim of […]

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