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The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

By on Published: December 20, 2017 | Last Updated: June 22, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Gear & Packing with 12 Comments
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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Diani Backpackers, Kenya : Reviewed

By on Published: December 18, 2017 | Last Updated: April 21, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, KENYA with 0 Comments
Diani Backpackers, Kenya : Reviewed

Situated in Kenya’s most famous tourist spot, Diani Backpackers is the excellent proof that you don’t have to have a lot of money to enjoy Africa’s top destinations! Among the 5* all-inclusive resorts and exclusive boutique apartments, Diani Backpackers shines like a budget travel diamond in this otherwise inaccessible world and allows us shoestring travellers […]

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Trekking Ethiopia’s Tigray Churches

By on Published: December 16, 2017 | Last Updated: April 28, 2020 in Africa, ETHIOPIA with 8 Comments
Trekking Ethiopia’s Tigray Churches

A WORD OF WARNING! Visiting Ethiopia’s Tigray Churches will require nerves of steel, a disregard for treacherous heights and all the adrenaline you can possibly muster… …but trust me, if you can harness all of these, then visiting this totally unique and breathtaking (literally) destination is going to be one of the most amazing travel […]

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Why the Sony A6000 is the Best Camera for Safari

By on Published: December 14, 2017 | Last Updated: April 14, 2020 in Africa, Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 6 Comments
Why the Sony A6000 is 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 is […]

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Red Rock Lalibela Hotel : Right Place, Right Price

By on Published: December 9, 2017 | Last Updated: April 28, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, ETHIOPIA with 2 Comments
Red Rock Lalibela Hotel : Right Place, Right Price

If you didn’t already know, visiting the ancient city of Lalibela in Ethiopia is an absolute must if you’re spending any time in this wonderful country. Displaying some of the most incredible rock-hewn churches in the world, this is Africa’s Petra in all its glory… and with the half tourists! A UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

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The 4 Best Johannesburg Hostels

By on Published: December 4, 2017 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, SOUTH AFRICA with 0 Comments
The 4 Best Johannesburg Hostels

Not known for its traveller-friendly status, Johannesburg is, however, a major international hub when it comes to flying into or out of Africa. As such many travellers, like me, find themselves spending a couple of days here either at the beginning or end of their journey. But don’t fear, this city really doesn’t deserve the […]

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Creating Conscious Connections : Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

By on Published: November 30, 2017 | Last Updated: April 28, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, KENYA 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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The Best Nairobi Hostel: Milimani Backpackers

By on Published: November 23, 2017 | Last Updated: March 24, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, KENYA, Travel Tips with 3 Comments
The Best Nairobi Hostel: Milimani Backpackers

Trying to pick places to stay in East Africa is never easy. Information tends to be patchy, pictures blurry and standards dodgy! Is there good shower pressure? No, Ok. Is there hot water? No, Ok. Is there running water? No, Ok Is there water? Often the questions go this way! TIA, my friends, TIA (This […]

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Absolute Africa Review

By on Published: November 13, 2017 | Last Updated: April 14, 2020 in Africa with 4 Comments
Absolute Africa Review

So if you’ve been following me at all on social media over the last few months, you’ll pretty much know that I’ve been on the trip of a lifetime in a landscape made of travel dreams! Yep, 48 days overlanding through Southern and East Africa is the kind of trip many dream about… and I’m […]

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Rafiki Guest House, Kisoro, Uganda : Review

By on Published: November 11, 2017 | Last Updated: April 28, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, UGANDA with 0 Comments
Rafiki Guest House, Kisoro, Uganda : Review

If you’ve done any research when it comes to seeing gorillas in the wild, you’ll know one thing – that it’s not a cheap undertaking! Read: budget travel nightmare! The other thing it’s not, is easy, with some serious advance planning and booking required to ensure all the pieces of the puzzle fit together. Luckily, […]

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