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10 important things expats need to know about healthcare in South Africa

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With a beautifully warm climate, stunning beaches, strong sense of culture, and low cost of living, it is no surprise that the Republic of South Africa is a popular choice for UK and US expats looking for adventure. South Africa …

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South Africa Holiday Attractions

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  South Africa is one of the most popular destinations for visitors who want to combine a bush and beach holiday. The Rainbow Nation offers a wide variety of accommodation and attractions, here are the top 4 recommended by African …

Stopover in Nouakchott, Mauritania: One of the Few Places I've Been To But Never Seen

Stopover in Nouakchott, Mauritania: One of the Few Places I’ve Been But Never Seen

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It’s 5 am on a Monday morning in May 2016 and I land in the city of Nouakchott, Mauritania. I touch my face just to check it’s real. Yes, I’m here. I’m really here. I am in Mauritania. I have …

The Day I...Got Loads of Spots on My Head in Senegal

The Day I…Got Loads of Spots on My Head in Senegal

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I had to double check the mirror time and time again. Spots were growing at a huge rate. I felt OK inside, I wasn’t ill and mentally I was fine. But externally, on the crazy border crossing from The Gambia …

A Cool New Way To Save Money From Travelers Box

Travelers Box: A Brilliant Way to Use Your Left Over Foreign Currencies!

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During my recent lost luggage challenge I had two stopovers at Ataturk Istanbul Airport in Turkey. It’s an airport I’m used to. I have flown directly in and out of it a few times when backpacking in Turkey and I …

Travelling in the Gambia: Top 10 Sights in Banjul and Bakau

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It feels weird that I can’t write “backpacking in The Gambia” as I’d be lying. I have never gone backpacking in The Gambia, but I have been travelling there and I still was able to see the sights I wanted …

The Atlantic Mosque (Mosque of the Divinity) in Dakar, Senegal

Travelling in Senegal: Top 10 Sights in Dakar

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It feels weird that I can’t write “backpacking in Senegal” as I’d be lying. I have never gone backpacking in Senegal, but I have been travelling there and I still was able to see the sights I wanted despite being …

World Borders: My Crazy Adventure from Dakar in Senegal to Serrekunda, The Gambia

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This is an odd entry in my world borders series. It sounds really easy and it should be, but it turned into a topsy turvy adventure and I really didn’t know what was ahead, looking back it appears to have …

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