Without a doubt, the best way to see the beauty of New Zealand is with your own camper. Read Part 2 Of Our Two Week Itinerary about Road Tripping through this magnificent country and choosing the best camper for you.
‘A loud splash woke us up after a good night’s sleep. It took us a moment to remember where we were. Once we unzipped our tent, we caught two small eyes looking straight into ours from about 15 metres away…’ Learn more about our incredible time in Akagera National Park - it was the most affordable and unique safari we’ve had!
So you want to visit Rwanda and possibly its famous Volcanoes National Park. But how to book tickets for the activities online? How much are activities and what activities are there available? We prepared a detailed post about booking your entrance tickets in the easiest way possible (without tour companies or mediators), compiled ideas for things to do besides gorilla trekking and gathered some tips that will let you enjoy your trip to the fullest.
‘The chanting softly echoed through the hills, all the way from the valley up to top of the hill where we stood. We’ve just woken up and gotten out of our tent in search for the source of this beautiful singing…’ Gisenyi is a quaint town in the North of Lake Kivu - with this unique place to stay close to the water and with a chance to learn about the Rwandese way of life, we loved our stay there. Learn more about what happened to us and how you can plan your stay there!
A hidden gem on the Kenya Coast, Watamu, means ‘sweet people’. It truly is a sweet and small fishing town but the amount of beautiful things is definitely not small! We spent in Watamu over 3 weeks and in this post we’re sharing with you all the insider tips that we learnt from the locals, about what to do in Watamu and why to choose this place on the Kenya Coast.
Azure waters of the falls, walk above the canopies of 200-year-old trees, elephants, star filled skies... all about Ngare Ndare Forest - a UNESCO Heritage List site in Northern Kenya, where you can camp and enjoy the unspoiled nature. How to get there, where to stay, what to do - read on and see our short film!
Green highlands, barren deserts, impassable lowlands, sparkling waterfalls, glistening lakes, bustling towns. We can’t describe Ethiopia with one word, unless we reach for ‘diversity’. After 3 months spent discovering this incredible country, we would like to share with you our newest travel film - 'Ethiopia'.
'This time our legs didn't know what to expect. We would walk onto something that looked solid and hard, only to find out that our shoes would sink a little into the red and yellow mixture. (...) The Danakil Depression was the most unique experience we've ever had. It was difficult, hot and uncomfortable but isn't it the price you pay for beautiful things?'
The circle around us was slowly tightening. I'm not sure how many pairs of eyes were scrutinising our faces, but there were A LOT. The long bamboo sticks that each boy and man were holding didn't really add to our comfort. We actually weren't too sure how we would get out of the situation - we were a 30-minute walk down the rolling hills and bushes to the car, and a four hour drive north of Addis. But anyways, what did it matter?! We didn't even have the car keys! (...)
Tigray Churches are famous for their picturesque location, beautiful history and somewhat difficulty to reach. Whilst some of them are an off-road drive and a 5 minute walk up the stone stairs, others require walking for hours, climbing vertical rock shelves, and an ability to let go of your fear of heights!! We opted for trekking and climbing - we captured it in film and in our Tigray Churches story - read on!
Hollywood B&B is an eclectic place located in a 1912 building. Its owners, Nina and William, filled the place with hand-made artefacts and murals. The house has 5 rooms, each of them decorated differently. We interviewed William about the homestay and the stories that William, Nina and their B&B went through.