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Backpacking in Mogadishu; Not the Smartest Thing I’ve Ever Done

I’ll admit it, I was scared to visit Somalia properly, and even back in 2010 during my South Africa to Syria by public transport stint, when I had the chance to ‘fake’ visit Somalia I was still terrified. After a few too m...
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#Travel Goals. My 2016 Recap – 30 countries, $200k+, 64 flights!

As the new year bounces in with all too familiar hangovers and false promises, I think it’s important to take a while and reflect on our previous year. Too often, we get caught up in the hectic nature of life in the 21st century and w...
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Overland from Cape Town to Cairo – $10, 000 very well spent

19 countries, 7 months, only 1 flight. Cape Town to Cairo mission complete! Traveling overland, Cape town to Cairo,  across the entire continent of Africa is traveling in its truest form.  After traveling from Japan almost all the way to Au...
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Top 5 Things to Do in Kenya

For the adventurous traveler, Kenya is one destination you definitely want to check off your list. Kenya is a beautiful country rich with culture, animals and natural landscapes. A trip here means you’ll be soaking in the outdoors, explorin...
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Top Tourist Destinations in Ethiopia

East Africa may not be the first choice for the average holidaymaker, but Ethiopia is far from being the average holiday destination. The main thing any potential visitor to this beautiful country should know is that it follows an adaptatio...
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10 Great Things to do in Kenya

As my readers know, I LOVED my time in Africa, so when my friend Matt wanted to write a guest post about traveling in Kenya it I jumped at the chance! Check it out…   This is a guest post by Matt Hope from BackpackingWorldwide.co...
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