Welcome to Helen in Wonderlust!

Hi, I’m Helen!

I love to travel all over the world, but it’s Africa that holds a special place in my heart. I started backpacking the continent in 2009 and I haven’t stopped!

My mission in life is to is to help people travel Africa in an authentic, safe, fun, adventurous and ethical way – through this blog, my tour company, Rock My Adventure, and my book, The Independent Traveller’s Guide to Backpacking Africa.

To help you plan your trips to Africa (as well as plenty of other destinations) check out my guides below.

Explore Africa

Looking for inspiration for your Africa trip? Take a look through my posts and guides below!

Latest Blog Posts

Rock My Adventure – Africa Group Tours

Experience amazing, adventurous and authentic Africa with a group of new friends!

Want to travel Africa, but don’t want to go alone? Then you’ve come to the right place!

Rock My Adventure offer highly-personalised and life-changing group tours in Africa, bringing together solo travellers, couples and small groups for immersive, fun, off-the-beaten-path adventures.

Our aim is to show you the real Africa, not just the epic safaris and bucket list activities (although we do all of those too), but we also include cultural experiences, history, nightlife and every day life – our trips have it all!

Group at the Equator in Uganda
Backpacking Africa E-Book

Backpacking Africa Ebook

Thinking about travelling to Sub-Saharan Africa? Looking for some help in planning and preparing for your trip? Then check out my Africa ebook!

I’ve been travelling to Africa for the last 14 years, and over that time, I’ve had many adventures, made plenty of mistakes, made a ton of friends, had lots of fun and learned a lot about African countries, cultures, and wildlife.

And I want to help you do the same (minus the mistakes)!

With over 300 pages, this e-book contains pretty much everything I know about travelling Africa in an authentic, safe, fun, adventurous and ethical way.

Get in Touch!

Got a question about Africa or one of my tours? Want to work with me? Want to request a blog post? Then send me a message using the form to the left!

Helen x

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