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

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 also offers plenty of job opportunities for those who fancy a career change. In fact, Read more about 10 important things expats need to know about healthcare in South Africa[…]

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South Africa Holiday Attractions

  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 Safari Home, a leading luxury travel expert in Southern Africa.   Cape Town Cape Town Read more about South Africa Holiday Attractions[…]

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

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 landed by aeroplane in Mauritania. But I have no visa and I don’t even leave Read more about Stopover in Nouakchott, Mauritania: One of the Few Places I’ve Been But Never Seen[…]

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

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

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 to Senegal, I had somehow got about 30 – 40 small spots on my forehead. Read more about The Day I…Got Loads of Spots on My Head in Senegal[…]

A Cool New Way To Save Money From Travelers Box

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

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 have also had multiple stop overs here before. In 2015 on one of my stopovers, Read more about Travelers Box: A Brilliant Way to Use Your Left Over Foreign Currencies![…]

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

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 despite being on an insane lost luggage challenge with MoneySupermarket.com and without my notorious backpacking brace Read more about Travelling in the Gambia: Top 10 Sights in Banjul and Bakau[…]

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

Travelling in Senegal: Top 10 Sights in Dakar

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 on a lost luggage challenge and without my notorious backpacking brace of Osprey and MindShift. Read more about Travelling in Senegal: Top 10 Sights in Dakar[…]

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

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 run smoothly, though on the day it wasn’t quite like that! The Gambia is completely surrounded Read more about World Borders: My Crazy Adventure from Dakar in Senegal to Serrekunda, The Gambia[…]

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