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Helen in Wonderlust This is Kenya Tour

ANNOUNCING: My ‘This is Kenya’ Tour!

I receive emails every single day from readers who would like to travel around Africa independently like I have but are either too scared to go alone or have no idea where to start. That was me 7 years…

Elephant in front of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania as seen from Amboseli National Park in Kenya.

The Elephants of Amboseli

When you think of the classic safari image, what do you think of? Elephant standing in front of Kilimanjaro right? But where is that? The Serengeti? The Masai Mara? Nope! It’s Amboseli National Park in Kenya! It is a…

Travel Gifts

The 12 Days of Christmas Gifts for Travellers

It’s that time of year again, when geese are a laying, lords are a leaping, when all our troubles are out of sight and shoppers start beating the crap out of each other up in supermarkets to get the…

Tu Hwnt i'r Bont Llanwrst North Wales

A Foodie Adventure in Wales

My #AdventureWales trip wasn’t just zip lining and mountain biking. It was also about food and the Welsh food completely blew me away. The UK cuisine doesn’t always get the best reputation (from what I read anyway), but that’s complete…

Helen in Snowdonia National Park

Is North Wales the New Adventure Capital of the World?

I always used to think I had to travel far away to have an ‘adventure’, but actually, adventure is right on my doorstep in North Wales. It’s no secret that I’m pretty smitten with this part of the UK.…

Liwonde National Park, Malawi - Best Destinations for an African Safari

My Top 10 Unmissable Malawi Experiences

I’m going to let you into a little secret. This is just between us, ok? Ok, so here goes…. Malawi. Ok, not exactly a ‘secret’, but Malawi is one of the best countries in Africa and hardly anyone goes…

Conquering Mountains - How to Solo Travel the World Fearlessly by Kristin Addis

Conquering Mountains: How to Solo Travel the World Fearlessly

Traveling solo for the first time can be scary. Like really scary. From the moment you decide to go, you’ll find yourself questioning everything. You’ll ask yourself ‘What am I doing?’ on a daily basis. You’ll think about retracting your…

Helen in Wonderlust

How to Manage a Full Time Job and a Full Time Blog

I’m a Travel Blogger. I also have a full-time job in marketing, as a project and event manager. I love what I do, I work hard at it and occasionally, it allows me to travel and attend some pretty cool…

Sahara Desert Tour Morocco

Morocco – The Incredible Beauty of the Sahara Desert

As soon as I even began to think about Morocco, I knew that a Sahara Desert tour would feature on my itinerary. I wanted to ride a camel, sleep under the stars and play in the sand and experience…

California Road Trip Itinerary - Venice Beach

My 2.5 Week California & Las Vegas Road Trip Budget

It was the trip of a lifetime. 17 days of pure awesomeness starting in San Diego and ending in Las Vegas. You’ve probably already seen my itinerary posts on this trip before, where I tell you guys exactly what…