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Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

By on Published: April 9, 2018 | Last Updated: April 28, 2020 in Africa, ETHIOPIA with 8 Comments
Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

The UNESCO-listed Simien Mountains and the UNESCO-listed city of Gonder (or Gondar!) are – perhaps unsurprisingly given their world heritage status – among 2 of Ethiopia’s finest attractions. Situated close by each other, many tourists explore them together, as I did, and that’s exactly why I’m pairing them together in this guide. Located in the […]

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Why the Serengeti Will Blow Your Mind!

By on Published: March 29, 2018 | Last Updated: March 16, 2020 in Africa, TANZANIA with 4 Comments
Why the Serengeti Will Blow Your Mind!

Whichever way you look at it, Serengeti is one of the greats! When many of us dream of an African Safari adventure, it’s the Serengeti our minds turn to – exotic images of roaming giant mammals striding through the Savannah grass under a big African sky filling our visual imagination. And you know what? It’s […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Gorilla Trekking Uganda

By on Published: March 26, 2018 | Last Updated: March 31, 2020 in Africa, UGANDA with 9 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to Gorilla Trekking Uganda

It’s got to be one of those ultimate bucket list travel numbers. A top 10 hit for sure! Hasn’t it?! At least I know it was one of mine. And thankfully I can say gorilla trekking in Uganda, lived up to each and every expectation I had. From the amazing images I captured, to the […]

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Why Hells Gate National Park Provides A Totally Unique Safari

By on Published: March 22, 2018 | Last Updated: April 21, 2020 in Africa, KENYA with 3 Comments
Why Hells Gate National Park Provides A Totally Unique Safari

I loved Hells Gate National Park in Kenya for the simple reason that it provided me with a very different sort of safari experience. And it can for you too! Yes if like me, you want to get a bit closer to the amazing African wildlife than the opportunity sitting in a 4wd often provides […]

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My Best Safari in Africa Award Goes To…

By on Published: March 15, 2018 | Last Updated: March 16, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, KENYA with 10 Comments
My Best Safari in Africa Award Goes To…

From the off, can I just reiterate that this is a highly coveted award. I don’t go handing these out willy nilly you know. And it’s clear the competition is tough. Indeed choosing a winner, has been as a result of experiencing the world’s crème de la crème. Yes the stakes are high and the […]

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The 10 Best Things to Do in Uganda

By on Published: March 12, 2018 | Last Updated: March 31, 2020 in Africa, UGANDA with 4 Comments
The 10 Best Things to Do in Uganda

Deep in the central belt of East Africa, the landlocked country of Uganda is a delight for African travellers. Boasting some incredible wildlife experiences and a warm tropical climate, the lush green landscape you’ll find here can be a relief if you’ve been spending a lot of time in the dry, hot and arid other […]

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The 7 Best Things to Do in Rwanda

By on Published: March 1, 2018 | Last Updated: March 31, 2020 in Africa, RWANDA with 2 Comments
The 7 Best Things to Do in Rwanda

A tiny little country in East Africa, Rwanda nevertheless holds its own in a continent jam-packed full of sensational locations. With some of the friendliest people of all (my arm actually got sore from waving so much!), Rwanda has nevertheless had a chequered and tragic recent history that can’t be ignored. Discovering its story and […]

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African Safari Packages From Australia : 7 Top Tips for Finding the Best

By on Published: February 26, 2018 | Last Updated: February 6, 2020 in Africa with 4 Comments
African Safari Packages From Australia : 7 Top Tips for Finding the Best

Let’s be honest, Australia is a long way from anywhere. And it’s most certainly a long way from Africa, which feels very far away when you’re sat at your computer trying to plan the trip of a lifetime. Trust me, I know! Not very long ago, I was doing just the same in Fremantle, WA, […]

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Best Tanzania Itinerary – 7 Places You Can’t Miss!

By on Published: February 22, 2018 | Last Updated: August 3, 2020 in Africa, TANZANIA with 12 Comments
Best Tanzania Itinerary – 7 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 5 Uganda Safaris You Can’t Miss

By on Published: February 12, 2018 | Last Updated: April 14, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, UGANDA with 6 Comments
The 5 Uganda Safaris You Can’t Miss

The lush green East Africa country of Uganda is a safari paradise. Far less popular and therefore less crowded than neighbouring Tanzania and Kenya, Uganda’s national parks are home to a huge array of wildlife, including the Big 5, plus some stunning landscapes too. With the Equator running right through this country and the White […]

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