Car Crash Nightmare in Namibia

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 that…

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Botswana Chobe National Park Safari Tour Review

“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 to…

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My Frightening Night Drive Back to Johannesburg

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 my…

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Three Weeks South Africa Road Trip Itinerary

The only way to truly experience South Africa is by doing a road trip. I’m talking about a big road trip that goes from Johannesburg to Cape Town or vice versa. Why do a road trip instead of taking the Baz Bus (South Africa’s hop on hop off bus for backpackers)? Because you want freedom…

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The Best Hostel Customer Service in South Africa

The Best Hostel Customer Service in South Africa Before entering South Africa, I had no idea what to expect. Many fears ran through my head because of how the media portrays this African country. Car jacking, robbery, theft, murder, if it’s bad, South Africa probably has it. Shoestring Backpackers Looking up reviews online on Shoestring…

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The Cost Breakdown of My 8 Days Travelling in Egypt

The cost breakdown of my eight days in Egypt was better than I expected! Because of the sudden devaluation of the Egyptian pounds, traveling to Egypt right now might just be the best financial decision you will ever make! You will definitely save a lot more money than when I went to this country. Despite…

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Travelling to Egypt from an Asian Canadian Perspective

Travelling to Egypt as an Asian Canadian is interesting for many reasons. First of all, Asian backpackers do not exist in Egypt at all. Second, neither do Canadians. Shocked? You would assume there would be a lot of Canadian travellers because we are known to be well liked abroad. Unfortunately, that is not the case….

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