Category Adventure Tourism

Travel challenge: From Kigamboni to Maputo; selected photos


Travel Challenge: From Moshi to Taveta through Lake Jipe

I was very bored, it was disturbingly hot and there was nothing better than scrolling through my FaceBook timeline while listening to my sister’s complaint about being tired of the never changing scenery of the bicycle routes we had already been. I think I may have been unconsciously switched to Google maps or may be  […]

Travel Madagascar: From Tanarive to Andasibe

If you would like to spot lemurs in their natural habitat but don’t want to break your pocket or endure a long road trip then a journey from Tana (Antananarivo/Tanarive) to Andasibe could be the right choice for you. Where to start? Unfortunately moving from one cardinal point to the next in Madagascar is not […]

Tanzania Travel Challenge: A dolphin tour in Kizimkazi, Zanzibar in 24 hours

At the end of last year we challenged ourselves to find fun things to do in Tanzania that involved travelling with a budget of TZS 100,000/= ($55). At first it felt like an unlikely ambition but here is our first travel idea that is about the target budget. A dolphin tour in Kizimkazi, Zanzibar in […]

Getting from OR Tambo International Airport to Johannesburg City in less than $1

On a budget trip to Johannesburg? Find out how you can get from OR Tambo International airport to Johannesburg city centre in less than a dollar.

Weekend Travel Challenge: Day trek up Shira peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro

I was overjoyed with Tanzania National Park’s promo to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for Tshs 5000/- for all nationals in an effort to raise awareness for national/local tourism. I was overjoyed because promotion of national tourism is my new cause and budget travel is my ultimate goal. I had been to the Marangu gate and the […]

Natron: Shrinking lake, missing flamingoes.

When I woke up last Saturday; I knew it was a great day to pack and take off but wasn’t decided on where. By noon, my sister and I were on the road to Ngare sero via mto wa mbu. We arrived just after sunset, tired and excited. Thanks to my Karatu trip last year, […]

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