Africa

South Africa hostels vary greatly on quality, comfort and customer service. My goal for this blog post is to inform you of my experience staying in each hostel. I will also mention hostels I stayed at in Zambia and Namibia. What I will do is give rankings to the best South Africa Hostels. I will…
Lesotho’s lowest elevation point is at about 1400 meters above sea level making it the highest country in the world. Besides this cool fun fact, that is not the only reason you should visit this country. The people in Lesotho are some of the warmest and their landscape some of the most jaw-dropping. If…
I really wanted to travel from Zambia to Namibia, no matter what it took. Since I was in the area already, I might as well see both Victoria Falls and Sossusvlei. But how can I see both places without breaking the bank? Flights between African countries are quite expensive even if you take a “budget”…
Are you looking to cross from Zambia to Botswana while travelling in Africa? It’s easier than you think! While a land border doesn’t exist between both Zambia and Botswana, you can still cross over by boat via the river (trucks typically cross through this river by ferry and the cue can be as long as…
Sossusvlei Namibia is one of the most beautiful place I have ever visited. With its beauty comes many unexpected perils you will encounter. My goal for this guide is to help you be better prepared for your journey to Sossusvlei. Here are some things you need to watch out for when visiting Sossusvlei: 1) The…
The car crash happened so fast. One minute I was deep asleep, the next minute the car was spinning out of control. Next thing I knew we were driving up a sandbank as we crashed at the side of the road. I was sitting at the front passenger seat and Karen was very fearful…
“What the hell is in Chobe National Park anyways?” Was what I was thinking when offered a tour into Botswana. Since I am already doing a tour of the Southern Africa region, I might as well check out Botswana. And the only way to cross over to Botswana from Zambia is to book a tour…
Victoria Falls is a magical place, At least in all the pictures you see online and in magazines. Imagine a strong torrent of water smashing down a deep ravine. The mist blanketing the surrounding area leaving you at awe as you witness the power of nature. So why is it that when I went…
One of the most important rules to staying alive in Johannesburg is to never drive at night. At night, car jacking, robberies and violent crime occurs more frequently. I always did my best to get home before dark and prevent anything bad from happening during our South African road trip. However, in this one instance during…
When you go to South Africa’s Kruger National Park, make sure you do your own self driven Safari! Why should you do your own self driven safari instead of joining a tour group? Because you want the freedom to move and drive at your own pace. Not to mention, driving in South Africa is…

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