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The Best Time to Visit Kruger & Cape Town

By on August 20th, 2019 in Africa, National Parks, SOUTH AFRICA with 0 Comments
The Best Time to Visit Kruger & Cape Town

What a wild and wonderful country South Africa is – not only does it boast the epic city of Cape Town within its boundaries, but also the mighty safari destination of Kruger too. In between, there’s a whole heap of beaches and mountains… not to mention the 2 separate kingdoms of Swaziland, now known as […]

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The 15 Very Best Things To Do in South Africa

By on August 19th, 2019 in Africa, SOUTH AFRICA with 2 Comments
The 15 Very Best Things To Do in South Africa

The alluring appeal of South Africa just never gets old. Rich in cultural history, ethnic diversity and with some incredible landscapes to boot, the beauty of this country just can’t fail to inspire. As such, it’s often a place where many people either begin or end their African adventure, but all too often don’t give […]

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The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The beautiful city of Cape Town has more things to do, areas to visit and hostels to stay at than you know to do with. And if you’re like anything like me, this can be wholly confusing as a backpacker, especially if it’s your first visit to this city. But fear not, lovely shoestring nomads, […]

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5 Epic Southern Africa Itineraries to Help You Plan Your Perfect Trip

5 Epic Southern Africa Itineraries to Help You Plan Your Perfect Trip

The land of safari splendour, roaring rivers, wonderful wildlife, spellbinding sea views, lush landscapes and dazzling deserts – Southern Africa has got it all. From the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic, this part of the world spreads between them both offering, in between, a huge diversity of incredible scenery and adventures. The only problem is […]

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How to Experience a Kruger National Park Safari on a Budget

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 wildnerness 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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The Complete Cape Town Itinerary

By on September 8th, 2019 in Africa, SOUTH AFRICA, Travel Itineraries with 2 Comments
The Complete Cape Town Itinerary

I honestly do believe there’s few cities in the world that leave more of a striking impression than Cape Town. Find me one person whose been here and who didn’t fall in love with the place… go on I dare you! Because I bet you’ll struggle. Yup Cape Town captures the imagination like few other […]

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13 National Parks in Africa You Need to Visit!

By on September 2nd, 2019 in Africa, National Parks with 0 Comments
13 National Parks in Africa You Need to Visit!

There’s no doubt about it, competition is stiff when it comes to the best national parks in Africa. From South Africa’s Kruger to Kenya’s Masai Mara, this continent really does contain some bucket list classics and compiling this list was certainly not as easy as I first thought! But nevertheless, reflecting on my 4 separate […]

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The 4 Best Johannesburg Hostels

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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Absolute Africa Review

By on August 10th, 2019 in Africa, Reviews 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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Safari Insurance : Why I Chose Travel Insurance from World Nomads

By on October 12th, 2019 in Africa, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
Safari Insurance : Why I Chose Travel Insurance from World Nomads

So if you haven’t heard the latest news … we’re off to Africa! Yep, leaving Australia and the giant road trip Down Under behind us, we’re off to experience a different type of road trip in a very different continent. Yes for 2 months, I’ll be joining the guys at Absolute Africa for a mammoth […]

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