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  • Sunset Dhow Cruise in Zanzibar - 40 Incredible Things To Do in Zanzibar

    40 Amazing Things To Do in Zanzibar

    If you hadn’t figured it out already, Zanzibar is one of my favourite places in the world. I’ve been there 4 times and am itching to go back again later this…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Cool Stays: Emerson Spice Hotel, Zanzibar

      I am always on the lookout for the coolest and most unique places to stay wherever I visit and when I arrived in Zanzibar I was ready for a little luxury,…

  • The Rock Zanzibar - Helen in Wonderlust

    Lunch at The Rock Zanzibar

    Would you like to eat dinner on a rock in the Indian Ocean? Yeah, me too! After 5 long weeks of overlanding, camping and public busses through Kenya and Tanzania, the…

  • A Safari in the Ngorongoro Crater

    “There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows, and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne – bubbling allover with heartfelt gratitude…

  • Child Sponsorship ActionAid Tanzania

    6 Years of Child Sponsorship with ActionAid

    I’ve mentioned before why I decided to travel, but I’m not sure I fully explained why I travelled to Africa, or more specifically, Tanzania on my first ever solo trip. It…

  • A lion in the Serengeti

    Finding the Lion King in the Serengeti

    “You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” (Karen Blixen) When I’m on safari, I’m in my happy place. Sleeping under canvas, listening to the distant roar of…

  • 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…

  • The Tazara Train Helen in Wonderlust

    Booking the Tazara Train

    I’d been in Zambia for just over a month and my volunteering placement on the Book Bus had come to an end. I still had five weeks until my Kilimanjaro climb,…

  • Kilimanjaro Packing List

    I successfully reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Climbing to an altitude of 5,895 m (19,341 ft) above sea level, was probably the most challenging thing I’ve ever done in my…