Cape Town Hostels – The Best & Worst Ones

Cape Town Hostels – The Best & Worst Ones

If you're planning a trip to Cape Town and want to stay within your budget, you should book hostels for your accommodation. After staying at least 50+ hostels over the past few years of travel and exploring most of the Cape Town hostels, you could say I'm somewhat of an expert now. I'm here to [...]

What to Wear in Egypt as a Woman: The Ultimate Packing List

What to Wear in Egypt as a Woman: The Ultimate Packing List

If you're planning a trip to Egypt, you may wonder what to bring. As a budget backpacker who landed in Cairo on a whim (with very few clothing options), I can tell you exactly what to wear in Egypt as a woman. This blog has two separate packing lists. The first one will be for [...]

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda – Everything You Need to Know

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda – Everything You Need to Know

If you're thinking about gorilla trekking in Uganda, you're in the right place! As someone who didn't plan ahead, I can tell you from experience exactly where I went wrong and what you should do beforehand to have the best experience. I also did my best to do this trip as cheap as possible since [...]

White Savior Trope – Is Volunteering in Africa Bad?

White Savior Trope – Is Volunteering in Africa Bad?

I did my first volunteering trip in Uganda recently and knew it was inevitable Iโ€™d receive โ€˜white saviorโ€™ comments and hate as I shared my experience. This brought up a lot of different feelings and thoughts as I tried to navigate volunteering without being a part of the white savior trope. Was it even possible? [...]

Find Wally’s Cave – Cape Town’s Secret Cave

Find Wally’s Cave – Cape Town’s Secret Cave

Cape Town is a hiker's dream city! With endless number of hikes right at your backdoor, it's never a dull moment. After spending a few months in Cape Town, I heard about Wally's Cave. I knew immediately that I needed to discover it for myself so I rounded up a group of friends to attempt [...]

South Africa Safety Tips for Travellers

South Africa Safety Tips for Travellers

South Africa is without a doubt one of the most beautiful countries but has unfortunately gotten a bad reputation when it comes to safety. It's been ranked as one of the most dangerous countries for female travellers, which can deter women from visiting. With that being said, I don't think anyone should miss out on [...]

Digital Nomad Guide to Zanzibar: Wifi, Pricing & More!

Digital Nomad Guide to Zanzibar: Wifi, Pricing & More!

Zanzibar is paradise. It's the perfect escape if you're after a beach vacation or winter getaway. If you're working online, you might be considering a tropical island to call your office. As someone who's worked from this island for two weeks now, I've discovered a few things you should keep in mind before making any [...]