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.
How much money is enough to travel long term? What should your daily budget be? How much does things cost in Asia and Africa? We managed to travel for 18 months spending just $30 per day for us two! Check out our comprehensive guide to find out more about planning your budget, saving money, managing money during travel and read our 16 Money Saving Tips for Long Term Travel.
We've been travelling for almost 18 months now and we've certainly gotten used to living out of a backpack. There are a million 'packing checklists' or 'travel must-haves' out there, so we decided to share with you the things we learnt over time and things we discovered by trying (sometimes succeeding and sometimes failing!). Our Travel Resources page has been created to help you get ready for any travels you're dreaming of and in this post we would love to share with you all that we know about packing for long term travels.
So you just got to Nairobi (or you're planning to go there!) and you have no idea what fun things to do besides the ones that are expensive and all over instagram (yes, we mean Giraffe Manor and the Nairobi National Park...) - check out our guide with lots of photos and videos that will help you immerse in the culture of this vibrant city!
Planning your long term travel on a budget is an excitingly daunting task! There are so many things to consider in order to come up with your perfect trip. In this post we have put together some information that will help you to plan a more thoughtful and ultimately more enjoyable long term trip, based on the things you like doing.
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!
'The last 3 months have been busy! We've covered thousands of kilometres all around Kenya - from the Ethiopian border to the Ugandan border (which we're about to cross tonight) and then head straight on to the Rwandan one. We're so excited about the next two months... or actually the whole of 2018! (...)'
Thinking about making the journey from Addis Ababa to Nairobi to Mombasa on public transport?
The journey is long - really LONG! We spent 4 pretty tough days on the buses and trains and tried to document everything that happened along way. Follow us as we give you an up to date recount of the path we took.