Backpacking in The Seychelles: Staying At Le Château Bleu in Anse Aux Pins, Mahe Island

Backpacking in The Seychelles: Staying At Le Château Bleu in Anse Aux Pins, Mahe Island

“I’m blue da ba dee da ba dai da ba Dee” – Eiffel 65. “Everything’s blue now, so lucky you” – The Lightning Seeds. Arrivation into the Seychelles wasn’t high and mighty even though this was country number 190 on a dream even I care less about now. It wasn’t a cause for celebration. I Read more about Backpacking in The Seychelles: Staying At Le Château Bleu in Anse Aux Pins, Mahe Island[…]

6 Things About Travelling To Cairo You May Not Have Known?

6 Things About Travelling To Cairo You May Not Have Known?

Egypt is one of the most attractive places for travellers and I wrote fondlay about backpacking Egypt before. The pyramids and the ancient historical sites that are incredibly intact and portray the same pictures as it was in the past. If you are planning to visit the incredible Egyptian pyramids, we have some of the Read more about 6 Things About Travelling To Cairo You May Not Have Known?[…]

Global Backpacking: 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Africa

Africa is a dream holiday destination; it is a vast expanse that features some of the most impressive and awe-inspiring scenery that you will ever experience. It is famous for safari and animals, as well as fantastic cuisine. There is plenty to see and do, and it’s essential that you prepare in advance so that Read more about Global Backpacking: 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Africa[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 9 Bars in Maseru, Lesotho

“Work is the curse of the drinking classes” – Oscar Wilde. The Kingdom of Lesotho is often deemed “The Kingdom in the Sky”, a moniker it totally merits due to its lofty altitude. On my first visit to Southern Africa in 2011, I somehow skipped this place, preferring to backpack overland from South Africa to Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 9 Bars in Maseru, Lesotho[…]

Backpacking in Angola: Top 17 Sights in Luanda

“Living in a land Luanda oh yeah heh” – fake words of Men At Work. The first thing to note is that Luanda is huge, and chaotic. The city responsible for capitaling 2006 World Cup debutants Angola hosts a whoppaday 7 million people. In one city – more people than the entire island of Ireland!! Read more about Backpacking in Angola: Top 17 Sights in Luanda[…]

Backpacking in Kenya: My Top 5 Memories

Backpacking in Kenya: My Top 5 Memories

“In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight” – The Tokens. Officially writing, I have been to Kenya three times. It will probably never make my top 50 countries visited, but it certainly provided mayhem, madness and inspiration. On my 2013 odyssey through Tanzania with Shadows of Africa, and onto Ethiopia for the Read more about Backpacking in Kenya: My Top 5 Memories[…]

My 100 Top Football Moments From 100 Countries

“Gerry Armstrong, what a worker he is” – John Motson. In February 2020, when I hit country 186 on my personal list of recognised separate states, one of my priorities was to watch a football match there. That country was Lesotho and I arrived into the capital city Maseru ready for the big match. That Read more about My 100 Top Football Moments From 100 Countries[…]

Backpacking in South Africa: The Southern-Western Tip of Africa, The Cape of Good Hope

Backpacking in South Africa: The Most South-Western Tip of Africa, The Cape of Good Hope

“So give me hope Joanna, give me hope Joanna” – Eddy Grant. As a perpetual tourist, I love ticking off a textbook “tip”, “point” or “peak” on my wacaday journeys. Memories of such achievements in days of yore came reeling back, and they continue to do that on life’s sentimental worldic curveball. I remembered vividly Read more about Backpacking in South Africa: The Most South-Western Tip of Africa, The Cape of Good Hope[…]