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[…]

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[…]

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