What to Pack for Overlanding Africa

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What to pack when you overland Africa

It’s official, after spending two months in Cape Town we have purchased a Toyota Landcruiser and we’re currently driving across Africa! Don’t ask us about all of the logistics, a lot of it we are making up as we go along. It’s just what we do – don’t judge. We dabbled with the idea of taking public transport from Cape Town. Which, would make for some pretty incredible stories. However, we are traveling with a lot of expensive gear and would prefer to have the freedom of our own car especially in the most remote parts of Africa. We spent months planning … Read More

Ultimate Safari Clothes Guide: What To Wear On Safari In Africa

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What to wear on Safari

Safari clothing is a pretty serious affair in Africa we have come to find. Yes, it is a bit “old fashioned,” but some fashions never die. Unlike, certain parts of the world you won’t be laughed at for showing up in all khaki. In fact, there is even a South African brand called Khaki Fever that specializes in all khaki garments.  We’ve been in Africa going on three months now and have already been on more than a few “safaris,” but the best has yet to come. Over the course of the next six months, we’ll be on safari in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, … Read More

Kenya’s Top 5 Wildlife Safari Getaways

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Kenya's Top Wildlife Safaris

A safari trip in Kenya is really what a visit to Africa is all about. Kenya’s game parks and reserves are highly sought after by tourists from across the globe. Staying in these excellent gateways, watching superb wildlife, experiencing the fascinating culture of the Masai tribesmen and tasting the flavors of authentic African, Indian and European cuisine in a single Swahili melting pot makes for a special African trip that one is never likely to forget. Amboseli National Park  The towering Mt.Kilimanjaro may be seen rising a heady 5895 meters from the soils of Tanzania, but the only authentic place … Read More

10 Books About Africa You Should Read Before You Go

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10 Books About Africa You Should Read

I’m going to preface this with most of these books about Africa will break your heart, but there are also extraordinary stories in them. Africa, is humanity and nature at its rawest. It’s a continent home to some of the greatest natural features on earth and some of the worst atrocities in modern history. This is by no means a comprehensive list of books about Africa, of which there are many, but more simply a list of books to give you a taste. These are all written by more talented writers than myself and they are all from Africa. I … Read More

15 Movies About Africa to See Before Visiting the Continent

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Movies about Africa

The World Pursuit is headed to Africa this July, and we can not be more excited for this years travel plans. Why else would be making a list of the best films about the African continent? It’s going to be our first journey through this region of the world. We spent six weeks in Morocco earlier this year, however traveling to Southern and East Africa will be a first for us. Besides the never-ending planning that goes into preparing an 8 month (or longer) trip through Africa, we have been brushing up on all the movies about Africa and books … Read More