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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!

My name is Helen and I am a travel blogger, adventurer, and Africa tour leader. Part Disco Queen, part Wild Woman.

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

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 teaching yoga or Chakradance classes, running my online shop, Africa & Wild, or leading adventure tours and yoga retreats in Africa with my tour company Rock My Adventure.

I also love rainbows, being in nature, going on safari, dancing, music, surfing, festivals, and having fun! You can read more about me here.

Helen x

Africa & Wild

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

Independent Traveller's Guide to Backpacking Africa

Thinking about travelling to Sub-Saharan Africa? Looking for some help in planning and preparing for your trip? Then you’ve come to the right place!

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.

All for the bargain price of £10.99! With lifetime updates!


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