Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning Over Luxor

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The purpose of visiting Egypt was to cross something (Giza Pyramids) off the bucket list, so I figured I’d keep the trend going and cross something else off the list whilst in Egypt… …hot air ballooning! Whilst doing research about cool things to see and do in Luxor, I kept on seeing recommendations for a sunrise […]

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A Little Bit of Lovely Luxor

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After exploring a fair bit of Cairo, I was pretty ready to escape the madness and head somewhere slightly more chilled out. After mulling over my options, I decided that Luxor would be an excellent choice. I had more of a time budget than a money budget on this particular trip, so instead of spending […]

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Exploring Cairo and A Few More Pyramids

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I gotta be honest, when I decided to visit Egypt, all I really wanted to do was see the Pyramids! However, there is actually a lot more to Cairo than just the Pyramids of Giza. I am not sure why this came as such a surprise to me, especially considering that Cairo is so big! […]

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One Day At The Pyramids of Giza

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In terms of ‘bucket list travel’ – 2017 has been a massively successful year for me. I hiked through Greenlandic ice during the middle of winter. I slept in a hotel made entirely out of ice. I visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. I marvelled at the Pink Mosque in Shiraz. I hiked my butt off in Petra. I […]

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Cape Town: The Ultimate City Guide

Cape Town is hands down one of my favourite places on Earth. I dream of one day buying a little apartment in Camps Bay and moving to the Mother City! As far as cities go, Cape Town is hands down one of the most beautiful ones on Earth. It has everything a person could ever […]

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Travel Love, Lust and Flirtation: Stories of Romances on the Road

This post is a little different from what I usually write about, but variety is apparently the spice of life, so why not mix things up? Relationships on the road are an interesting breed of love affair. Though travelling is one of the most amazing things a person can do, it brings about a lot […]

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6 Hostels You Need to Visit & 3 You Might Want To Miss

The Best Arpacay Backpackers, Prague Arpacay Backpackers is one of those hole in the wall hostels that you could walk past without ever realising a hostel was inside. However, if you do manage to find it, you are in for a treat. Located at 120 metres below the stunning Prague Castle, Arpacay is located within walking […]

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Backpacking on a Budget in South Africa

My goodness it has been far too long since I last posted! Work has been absolutely insanely busy and I have been busy making plans for some future travels! This will be my last post about my time in South Africa (until the next visit) and in a few short weeks I will be en […]

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Is South Africa safe for solo travel?

When I made the decision to backpack solo through South Africa, my safety seemed to be the topic on everybody’s lips. Don’t get me wrong, it’s nice that I have friends, family members and old acquaintances concerned for my well-being, but what I didn’t find nice, was the fact that many of these concerns and […]

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Cage Diving with Great White Sharks

What adventure is no South African adventure complete without? Shark cage diving of course! When I was about 9 years old, my dream was to one day become a marine biologist, working in South African waters and studying the magnificence that is Great White Sharks. That dream stayed with me well up until the last […]

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