What's in a good campsite? How can you make your camping experience comfortable and enjoyable? Choosing a destination to camp is, by far, the most crucial part of the process. It has the power to make or break your trip. Take a look at some key considerations to set you up for a memorable escapade as well as some gems around the African continent.
Is camping an apocalyptic nightmare, an insult to inventors of modern-day conveniences and luxuries, or is it a much-needed physical and mental escape from the rat race that is life? The latter rings true for me, and here's why you should take it up as well.
Do you get a kick out of purposefully putting yourself into potentially dangerous or scary situations and are looking for locations to do that in Africa? You've come to the right place. In and of itself, travel entails getting yourself out of your comfort zone, but for adrenaline junkies, travel is about something more. It's … Continue reading Chasing Highs: 5 Aerial Adrenaline Pumping Activities To Try in Africa
Have you ever tried or contemplated quitting alcohol? I would bet my bottom dollar that if you're a regular drinker, you have considered quitting alcohol at least once in your lifetime, especially after a bad hangover or after some less than ideal decisions made in a drunken state. I'm no exception to this. I had … Continue reading 5 Incredible Things That Happened When I Quit Alcohol
You're on your dream vacation. You've been planning, saving, and dreaming of this particular destination for months, years even. In your dreams, you saw yourself trotting about the streets, admiring the graffiti or sitting in a café on the riviera sipping some freshly brewed coffee, people watching and stealing glances from distant strangers, an incredible … Continue reading 8 Effective Strategies For Coping With Depression While Solo Traveling
It is hard to deny that the Kenyan Coast is a land blessed with several stunning beaches. There is plenty to choose from when it comes to the beachy side of life, and Che Shale Hotel & Kitesurf Center in Mambrui, Malindi is no exception to this rule. This Kenyan village-meets-the modern world property sits … Continue reading Dreaming of Che Shale Hotel and Kitesurf Center: 6 Key Highlights
Do you fear snakes? Welcome to what was my world. These slithering, legless reptiles were easily a source of nightmares for me. But a little education and awareness at Bio-Ken Snake Farm changed all that. Now, snakes are friends.
Fantasizing about a sunny getaway? Kilifi should be one of your top picks for that well-deserved vacation. Discover some of my favorite spots and why I absolutely love it.
Are you thinking of traveling from Zambia to Tanzania, or vice versa? Or maybe, you’d like to try out a colonial style train? Well, you should have the TAZARA train service in mind. Admittedly, it’s a tad bit slower than a bus but where it lacks in speed, it makes up for it gloriously in stunning views.
As an African, when you think of travel, your first thought likely goes to Europe, The Americas, or Asia. While on the other hand, people from said countries spend thousands of dollars to visit Africa. Slowly but surely, though, Africans are starting to see the beauty in their backyards as well. I decided to embark … Continue reading My Road Trip Experience From Kenya To Southern Africa
Travel Bucket List: A list of whatever number of things you have to do or places you have to visit. The question, however, is, do you need it to enjoy your travels? Does your list comprise activities you love engaging in? Find out some reasons why you might want to reconsider having a travel bucket list.
To most, solo travel is neither appealing nor something that they are readily willing to try out. But actually, solo travel is one of the best ways to travel. This article details a few of many benefits of solo travel.
I have been single for a while now. Years, to be precise. No, he doesn't count. And, I'm not sure I want to end this status soon, especially after trying out the incredibly complicated modern-day dating scene. It's a back and forth of dishonesty, almost zero effort, ghosting, ego clashes, poor communication, side dishes, and … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why You Should Love Your Single Lifestyle
While travel has tons of benefits, for a black woman, it comes with challenges specific to them. You may find yourself unwanted and unwelcome in some territories because your features aren't quite standard, or you'll likely be profiled and detained at immigration for no apparent reason. This article highlights some of the negative experiences I have had in relation to my blackness and African-ness.