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Things To Do in Mozambique: The Highlights

Things To Do in Mozambique: The Highlights

A land that is pretty far off the tourist track in Africa, Mozambique occupies the Southeastern corner of the continent and is therefore often overlooked by those motoring up from South Africa either through Namibia to Vic Falls or through Botswana to East Africa. As such, this hidden coastal gem has remained delightfully free of […]

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The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

Honestly, Egypt is one of the best budget travel destinations you can head to right now. Chocked full of sensational historical sights, amazing adventures, bustling cities and welcoming locals, it really is hard to believe just how cheap it is to travel in Egypt. Ending my 10 month African adventure here – having travelled north […]

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4 Unbelievable East Africa Itineraries That Will Make You Book a Ticket There Today!

By on June 28, 2018 in Africa, Itineraries with 12 Comments
4 Unbelievable East Africa Itineraries That Will Make You Book a Ticket There Today!

Lush, green, adventurous and drop-dead gorgeous, East Africa is a treat on every level. From the glistening beaches of Tanzania and Kenya, to the wild safaris of Uganda and rolling hills of Rwanda, this part of the continent is a favourite for many travellers. Indeed it blew me away during my few months there and […]

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25 Stunning Africa Instagram Spots to Fuel Your Wanderlust!

By on April 26, 2018 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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The Quick Guide to the Kenya Coast

By on March 5, 2018 in Africa, KENYA with 0 Comments
The Quick Guide to the Kenya Coast

I guess when most people think of Kenya they think of a trip that involves sensational safaris and some crazy African cities. At least I know I did. But away from the wildlife spotting opps (which are sensational btw) and those crazy cities (Nairobi I’m looking at you!) Kenya also boasts a stunning coastline. With […]

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The Best Tanzania Itinerary – Places You Can’t Miss!

The Best Tanzania Itinerary – Places You Can’t Miss!

I have one regret about the time I spent in Tanzania… that it wasn’t longer! This is such a rich and diverse East African country, with so much history and fascinating culture that you’ll struggle to absorb as much as you’d like no matter how long you spend there! In fact, I got to spend […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Paje, Zanzibar

By on January 22, 2018 in Africa, TANZANIA with 20 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to Paje, Zanzibar

WELCOME TO PARADISE! That’s what a huge sign as you enter the town of Paje on the island of Zanzibar should say! Yep, I’ve been to some stunning beaches in my time people, but this one takes the biscuit! Well it at least takes a top 4 biscuit! I mean there’s some stiff competition out […]

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Why I Never Scuba Dived Lake Malawi

By on December 25, 2017 in Africa, MALAWI, Musings with 0 Comments
Why I Never Scuba Dived Lake Malawi

Are you a bucket list traveller or do you balk at the very phrase? So often the drive to tick things off our list, or not, can define our travel styles… and us as travellers. Put very crudely, there are those that travel primarily to check world sights and countries off their lists and there’s […]

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Diving Zanzibar // Breathing the Best Bubbles with Buccaneer

By on November 2, 2017 in Africa, Reviews, TANZANIA with 4 Comments
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 reason […]

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The 10 Best Ways to Experience Australia’s Ningaloo Reef

The 10 Best Ways to Experience Australia’s Ningaloo Reef

There’s few places in Australia as spectacular and awe-inspiring as the Ningaloo Reef. Far less well-known internationally, and therefore much quieter than the Great Barrier Reef, Ningaloo off the west coast of the country is, nevertheless, a UNESCO World Heritage site and every bit as impressive, if not more so, than its eastern counterpart. Known […]

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