Welcome to Helen in Wonderlust

I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.”


Welcome to Helen in Wonderlust! I’m so glad you’re here!

I love to travel all over the world, but it’s Africa that holds a special place in my heart.

My mission for this site (and in life) is to is to help people travel Africa in an authentic, safe, fun, adventurous and ethical way

I started this blog with the aim to share information, dispel myths about the African continent, and encourage and help others travel to travel. I’ve also written a 300+ page e-book called The Independent Traveller’s Guide to Backpacking Africa!

When I’m not writing and sharing travel tips on my blog, you’ll find me leading adventure tours in Africa with my tour company Rock My Adventure. We run tours in 16 different African countries across east, West and Southern Africa.

I love being in the wild, mountains, going on safari, dancing, music, surfing, yoga, rainbows, wild swimming, waterfalls, festivals, and having fun! You can read more about me and my story here.

Helen x

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The Independent Traveller’s Guide to Backpacking Africa (E-Book)

Backpacking Africa E-Book

I’ve been travelling to Africa for the last 12 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.

Grab your copy of The Independent Traveller’s Guide to Backpacking Africa. All for the bargain price of £10.99! With lifetime updates!

Want to come to Africa with me on a Rock My Adventure tour?

Want to explore Africa on a small group adventure tour? Then check out my Rock My Adventure tours!

Want to keep in touch?

I’d love to keep in touch! You can find me on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Pinterest! Or, better still, come along on a Rock My Adventure tour and we can hang out in real life!

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