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[…]

15 Things To Know Before Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi Forest, Uganda

I recently went backpacking in Uganda and many people asked me if we were going gorilla trekking. Well, we were and we planned to do it in DR Congo, but ended up bailing as the company lied to us. However in Rwanda or Uganda, you can see gorillas in Bwindi Forest. It’s a very popular Read more about 15 Things To Know Before Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi Forest, Uganda[…]

Backpacking in Rwanda: Top 20 Things to Do and See

I was recently backpacking in Rwanda. We ended up in the country weirdly four times on the same trip. First we arrived by flight from Brussels, Belgium into Kigali Airport. Secondly we arrived overland after a bus from Kampala in Uganda. Then we again arrived overland after walking across the bridge from the Democratic Republic Read more about Backpacking in Rwanda: Top 20 Things to Do and See[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Kigali, Rwanda to Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

World Borders: How to Get From Kigali, Rwanda to Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

“All those people gathered there in Zaire, in Zaire. To see the rumble in the jungle there in Zaire, in Zaire” – Johnny Wakelin. On the ongoing journey, it was time to jungle it. We were heading from Rwanda to the Democratic Republic of Congo, with gorilla trekking and a jungle visit quite clearly on Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Kigali, Rwanda to Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo[…]

Backpacking in Rwanda: Exploring Kigali, the Up and Coming Capital

“I get so high, I just can’t feel it” –  Noel Gallagher. On the same trip, by default and odd African ruleballs, we ended up in Kigali FOUR TIMES. Yes, and despite that peculiarity, we really only had 2 nights and 2 days here! We loved our time in lofty Kigali, Rwanda’s capital and a Read more about Backpacking in Rwanda: Exploring Kigali, the Up and Coming Capital[…]

Backpacking in Kenya: Kissing and Feeding Giraffes Near Nairobi

Backpacking in Kenya: Kissing and Feeding Giraffes Near Nairobi

I love a crazy animal adventure on my travels, and strangely most of them seem to have occurred in Africa! There was the time I fed hyenas mouth to mouth in Harar, Ethiopia. Then the time I went on safari with Shadows of Africa in Tanzania. Then the time I stroked crocodiles in the Gambia. Read more about Backpacking in Kenya: Kissing and Feeding Giraffes Near Nairobi[…]

Backpacking in Uganda: Our Stay At Sunbird Backpackers in Entebbe

Backpacking in Uganda: Two Eagle Dark and Our Stay At Sunbird Backpackers in Entebbe

“Two Eagle Dark please” – Random American Tourist in Uganda. It might seem ridiculous to some that we spent three nights in the city of Entebbe and cumulatively five days, but, look, life throws us up curveballs and with overland buses so slow, it was time to chill out on our last two days in Read more about Backpacking in Uganda: Two Eagle Dark and Our Stay At Sunbird Backpackers in Entebbe[…]

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