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  • Kenya and Tanzania

    My Perfect Kenya and Tanzania Itinerary

    In late 2014, I took a trip back to two of my favourite countries in the world – Kenya and Tanzania. I spent five weeks there, retracing my steps from my…

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    How To Plan an Epic Road Trip

    Road trips are perhaps my favourite form of travel – just you, your buddies, the open road and endless possibilities. The planning process can be daunting, but it’s half the fun…

  • What to Pack for Backing in Africa

    What to Pack for Backpacking in Africa

    The first time I went to Africa, I packed a lot! I was overlanding so needed things like a sleeping bag and roll mat and I was climbing Kilimanjaro so I…

  • Kenya and Tanzania Itinerary

    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…

  • Kenya and Tanzania Itinerary

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…