Namibia: Vineyard Country Lodge

My Charming Stay in Namibian Countryside: Relaxation at Vineyard Country Lodge

“It ain’t all bad as far as I can tell” – Noel Gallagher. Namibia is huge. Gaze at a map and you will see the sheer vastness of this African beast! It spans an area of 825,419 kilometres squared, yet houses just 2.5 million people – ths same population as tiny Lesotho. Over the course of Read more about My Charming Stay in Namibian Countryside: Relaxation at Vineyard Country Lodge[…]

Backpacking in Botswana: Visiting the Baobab Tree Prison in Kasane

Backpacking in Botswana: Visiting the Baobab Tree Prison in Kasane

“The flame trees will blind the weary driver” – Cold Chisel. Yet another weird and wacky tourist trip entered my backpacking anthology when I headed to the peeler station in Kasane, Botswana. Peeler station in Northern Irish English means Police Station. This was my second visit to Botswana, yet it was nine years after my Read more about Backpacking in Botswana: Visiting the Baobab Tree Prison in Kasane[…]

Backpacking in Egypt : Touring the Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx

It may not have been on my list a few years back. Egypt somehow never reeled me in. I always skipped it. Here on my ninth visit to the African continent would be the first time I would even land in Egypt. The nearest I got prior to this moment was back on 26th September Read more about Backpacking in Egypt : Touring the Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx[…]

Jonny Blair playing football with kids in Africa

How You Can Get Ready For Your Trip To Africa

If you already know that you are visiting African then you have most of the work done. Heck, deciding on a location is half the work. If you know you are going to African then half the work is done. Of course, this doesn’t mean that the other half of the planning process is going Read more about How You Can Get Ready For Your Trip To Africa[…]

Backpacking in Egypt: Staying at the Australian Hostel in Cairo

Backpacking in Egypt: Staying at the Australian Hostel in Cairo

Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Nile Delta, Michael Palin DVDs, Suez Canal, Abdelghani precision penalties and the recent exploits of Champions League winner Mohammed Salah. That is some kind of generic overview I had of Egypt. When your filthy backpack has galloped its way through 181 real countries, you would half expect tourist puller Egypt to Read more about Backpacking in Egypt: Staying at the Australian Hostel in Cairo[…]

Egypt Making Tourist Arrival Easier With an Online Visa

Egypt is one of the most interesting travel destinations in the world. It’s a rich culture that spans the millennia, and is filled with globally acclaimed monuments such as the pyramids. The pyramids other historical artifacts make it the perfect destination for tourists from all over the world. The best part is that traveling to Read more about Egypt Making Tourist Arrival Easier With an Online Visa[…]

My Top 5 Wildlife Experiences While Backpacking

My recent Pacific Islands trip saw me backpack to a few new countries including Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. As a long term backpacker, I am always reminiscing on such trips and chat often turns to previous experiences when the sun goes down. It’s a great backpacker way to break the ice over a Read more about My Top 5 Wildlife Experiences While Backpacking[…]

Brussels Airlines Prepare to Join The Shitlist: 10 Weeks After Their Theft

It’s now 10 weeks since the corrupt, racist and nasty company Brussels Airlines stole my backpack and sent me into deep depression and suicidal thoughts. They still haven;t replied to me after I claimed for the $ 1,754.55 that they owe me (it’s actually more than that – I was lenient on them this time). Next time, Read more about Brussels Airlines Prepare to Join The Shitlist: 10 Weeks After Their Theft[…]

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