The Realities of Travel: Sometimes It’s All Too Much

I wasn't going to write this blog post. I felt it was just a little too personal to share. However, the words just seemed to tumble out and I like being completely honest with my readers. After over 24 hours of travel in order to reach Namibia, I honestly expected to sleep like a baby… Read More

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Landing in a Thunderstorm in Namibia

I sat with my face pressed against the glass of the aeroplane, my camera in hand. I could feel my heart pounding with excitement as my eyes soaked in the vast landscape below. The world underneath us was a very different world from that which I had come from. There wasn't a settlement in sight… Read More

Monday, 20 November 2017

A Tough Lesson: Why You Should Always Book in Advance

I considered amending my previous blog post on choosing the perfect car for a Namibian road-trip with the new information that I've learnt. However, after much deliberation I decided that what I've learnt today requires a post to itself and doesn't directly affect the content of my last post. You must read this post if… Read More

Monday, 25 September 2017

Guide to Choosing the Perfect Car for a Namibian Road-Trip

After booking my flights to Namibia (a horrible, stressful experience which you can read about here), it's now time to consider what car to rent for my 2-week road-trip round this fantastic African country. If you are road-tripping around any country, your vehicle is arguably more important than your accommodation as it will be taking… Read More

Sunday, 24 September 2017

How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off Buying Flights

I have just bought my flights to Namibia for this winter (hallelujah!) I wish I could say that it was a pleasant experience, after all, why shouldn't it be? When booking flights, we are booking tickets to visit a foreign country, an exciting and liberating experience. Therefore booking it should be filled with pleasure and… Read More

Friday, 15 September 2017

How to Plan a 14 Day Road Trip Around Namibia

Yep, you heard right - I am going back to Namibia. OK, I haven't actually booked my flights yet but I'm around 99% sure that I will be flying to Namibia before the end of this year and I couldn't be more excited. I have had several sleepless nights tossing and turning, my mind buzzing… Read More

Friday, 8 September 2017

How to Survive Wild Camping in the African Bush

I mean literally survive! If you have read my blog posts about Zambia, you will know that I had some very hairy moments whilst wild camping. I came pretty close to not surviving the experience several times. Therefore, I may not necessarily be qualified for passing on any words of wisdom but you know what… Read More

Thursday, 8 June 2017

How to Visit the Seychelles on a Budget

When I said I was planning on traveling to the Seychelles, many people said I wouldn't be able to visit without staying in a fancy resort. That's how a great proportion of people see the Seychelles - full of luxury resorts and restaurants. I honestly didn't know that much about the group of islands but… Read More

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Mahé, Seychelles

When I was planning my trip to the Seychelles, I instinctively looked online for some tips and advice. Unfortunately, I was greeted with... well, not much at all. So, I booked Mahé knowing virtually nothing about the island. I found a little villa based solely on price. Did I know what the best area was… Read More

Sunday, 4 June 2017