Tag: Top Tips

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep While Travelling for Work

By on Published: June 13, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep While Travelling for Work

Travelling for work and good quality sleep rarely go hand in hand. Sometimes no matter how tired we may feel, we simply find it very difficult to drop off when away from home. Why should this be the case? Well, there could be many answers to that question, anything from stress to overstimulation. One interesting […]

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22 Things You Need to Know About Travel in Kenya

By on Published: April 16, 2018 | Last Updated: November 5, 2021 in Africa, KENYA with 34 Comments
22 Things You Need to Know About Travel in Kenya

One of my favourite countries in Africa (and believe me there’s some tough competition!) I love Kenya, mostly for its diversity. Yes this country really does have it all, from incredible landscapes, amazing safari opportunities, fantastic hiking and world-class beaches, if you’re looking to get a slice of Africa in one small hit, I think […]

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5 Top Tips for Cheap Air Ticket Booking

By on Published: March 14, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 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: October 27, 2021 in Africa, ETHIOPIA with 78 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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Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

By on Published: January 15, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 4 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: October 27, 2021 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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International Border Crossing : 10 Big Mistakes to Avoid

By on Published: November 20, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 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: October 27, 2021 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 Longer for Less

By on Published: June 10, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Travel the World Longer for 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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The 6 Signs You’ve Been Away From Home Too Long

By on Published: June 5, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Stories with 2 Comments
The 6 Signs You’ve Been Away From Home Too Long

I’m currently sat typing this article at a long wooden kitchen table with a bunch of sunflowers next to me. In front is a set of large glass doors that open out onto a delicious green lawn adorned with more pot plants and colourful flowers than you can imagine. And beyond that, the trees of […]

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