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  • The Best Backpacker Hostels & Campsites in Kenya

    The Best Backpacker Hostels & Campsites in Kenya

    From the never ending plains of the Masai Mara, to the cosmopolitan city of Nairobi, to the perfect white sand beaches of the Swahili coast, Kenya really does have it all! It’s…

  • Masai Mara, Kenya

    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…

  • Hiking Siana Hill in the Masai Mara.

    ANNOUNCING: My ‘This is Kenya’ Tour!

    TRIP NOW COMPLETE! If you would like to be the first to know about any future tours, please send me a quick email using the form below and I will add…

  • Africa Travel Budget: 5 Weeks in Kenya and Tanzania www.heleninwonderlust.co.uk

    My 5 Week Kenya and Tanzania Budget

    I get a lot of emails asking about my Africa travel budget, so it’s probably about time I did one! I think a lot of people are put off travelling in…

  • Kenya and Tanzania Itinerary

    How to Experience the Masai Mara on a Budget

    Standing on the top of Siana Hill in the Masai Mara, you won’t fail to feel a complete sense of awe and wonderment at the massive expanse of earth beneath you.…

  • Losing My Solo Travel Virginity in Africa

    My favourite thing about blogging, without a doubt, is the wonderful people I meet because of it. I love getting comments and emails and and talking to like-minded souls. A couple…

  • Wildebeest Eco Camp Nairobi

    Where to Stay in Kenya

    I’ve stayed in some wonderful places on my travels around the world. They’ve been great for various reasons, maybe because of the helpful staff, or the people I’ve met there, or…

  • Emerson Spice Zanzibar

    When Africa Calls

    “I know of a cure for everything: salt water…in one way or the other. Sweat, or tears, or the salt sea.” (Karen Blixen) I couldn’t stop myself from smiling as I caught…

  • Sunrise over the Masai Mara.

    My Top Africa Travel Tips

    Every week I get a lot of emails from people asking for advice and general Africa travel tips, so I decided to put together this comprehensive guide to help you plan…

  • Visiting an African Tribe: What You Need To Know

    When I decided to travel to Africa, visiting an African tribe was one of the things I really wanted to do. Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been interested in how people…

  • A Safari in Samburu National Reserve

    The morning after we’d seen the women of the Samburu Tribe and scared ourselves silly going for a wee in the middle of the night, we took a drive through the Samburu National Reserve…

  • Route plan and itinerary for a trip from Nairobi to Cape Town overland

    I Gotta Go Pee

    The first time that you camp out in the wild in Africa will probably freak you out. You wake in the middle of the night and you’re lying in your tent. It’s…