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The Best VPN for Travel

By on Published: May 14, 2018 | Last Updated: December 23, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Blogging, Travel Tips with 16 Comments
The Best VPN for Travel

When I knew I was headed off on another long journey to Africa at the start of this year, I knew I was finally going to have to make the move and invest in a VPN. Quite frankly, I’d just watched too many scary videos about people stealing my data, my passwords and my money […]

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5 Top Tips for Cheap Air Ticket Booking

By on Published: March 14, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas with 0 Comments
5 Top Tips for Cheap Air Ticket Booking

It’s one of the most comment travel questions I get asked time and time again and no matter where, when or how you travel, it’s likely to be a question you’ve asked someone too. That question is, of course, how to score cheap air ticket booking. And it’s a good question that attracts a lot […]

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EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Travel in Ethiopia

By on Published: March 8, 2018 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Africa, ETHIOPIA with 76 Comments
EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Travel in Ethiopia

It’s not often I return to a country more than once. In fact, it’s basically never. There’s just too much other stuff to see in the world. But once, just once, I had to make an exception and that exception was, of course, for my beloved Ethiopia. Yes here I am, back in the horn […]

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How to Organise the Perfect Overland Africa Tour

By on Published: January 29, 2018 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Africa, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Organise the Perfect Overland Africa Tour

It’s a cliché, but it’s true – an overland Africa tour really is one of those once in a lifetime opportunities. After all there’s nothing like spending a few weeks or months, staring out of the window at the wild African landscape between enjoying world-class safaris, extreme adventure opportunities and camping under epic starry skies. […]

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Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

By on Published: January 15, 2018 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

If there’s one thing you definitely need when you go backpacking ladies it’s a pair of great shoes. No matter whether you’re trekking the length of the United States or heading on a long overseas adventure, making sure you’ve got a decent pair of footwear that’s going to last will be key to you enjoying […]

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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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The Ultimate Safari Gear Packing List

By on Published: November 27, 2017 | Last Updated: April 14, 2020 in Africa with 2 Comments
The Ultimate Safari Gear Packing List

If you’re anything like me, then you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed about what the heck you should put on your safari gear list! There’s just so much to think about and so much conflicting information, it’s hard to wade through it all to get to the real essentials. After all, most of us who […]

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International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

By on Published: November 20, 2017 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 6 Comments
International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

On this trip to Southern and Eastern Africa, I’ve been reminded (a lot!) about the trials and tribulations of international border crossing! Entering and exiting no less than 5 countries in the first 2 weeks of the Absolute Africa overland trip, it’s safe to say I had it pretty down pat by the time we […]

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10 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Money

By on Published: June 26, 2017 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 3 Comments
10 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Money

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or simply looking for some money-saving tips for your next trip, the following 10 travel hacks will definitely help you save money while on the road. And even if they seem like small suggestions, trust me when I say that combining many of them together will result in more spending […]

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How to Travel the World for Longer with Less

By on Published: June 10, 2017 | Last Updated: March 31, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Travel the World for Longer with Less

Travel is one of the most rewarding experiences that you can have. It gives you the opportunity to explore new cultures, meet new people, and learn much more about yourself. One of the main barriers to travel however, is money. This barrier is both real and implied. It is real in the sense that you […]

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