Scary African Drivers with Laura the Explorer

By |April 10th, 2013|Africa, Tanzania, Transport, Uganda|

Check out my interview, about the highs and lows of driving in Africa!

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Jambo Inn – Dar Es Salaam

By |June 24th, 2012|Africa, Backpacker, Tanzania|

Jambo Inn is located just a few minutes from the ferry terminal in Dar Es Salam, and provides cheap and basic rooms. Its got a

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Jambo Guesthouse – Zanzibar

By |June 23rd, 2012|Africa, Backpacker, City, Tanzania|

Jambo is a small guesthouse in Stone town, Zanzibar. Its basic rooms with shared bathrooms are simple and clean. Once you know the way it’s

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The Rock Restaurant – Zanzibar

By |June 21st, 2012|Africa, Beach, Drink, Food, Nature, Tanzania|

Okay so its not really in a backpacker budget price range, but this amazing little restaurant is worth splashing abit of extra cash for. Parking

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Kilimanjaro – Climbing to the roof of Africa (#7)

By |June 19th, 2012|Adrenaline/Action, Africa, Backpacker, Bucket List, Tanzania|

I found most of the week’s climbing Kilimanjaro really enjoyable and not too taxing, although breathing got hard at times and the hours of walking

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Kilimanjaro – A rough Guide to the Machame Route

By |June 18th, 2012|Adrenaline/Action, Africa, Backpacker, Bucket List, Cold, Nature, Tanzania|

Overall the Machame route is manageable and an enjoyable level if you are reasonably fit for the entire trek except for  the night summit climb which is

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What to pack for Kilimanjaro

By |June 12th, 2012|Adrenaline/Action, Africa, Bucket List, Cold, Tanzania|

So should you pack for your epic Kilimanjaro Climb? Here's a list of the essentials for your Kilimanjaro kitlist: Clothing Thermo t-shirt Thermal long johns and

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5 useful Swahili Phrases

By |June 10th, 2012|Africa, Tanzania, Uganda|

Even though the basic phrases in any language are normally picked up pretty quickly once you’re in the country, I hate arriving knowing nothing. Is

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