Best Travel Pillows for Long Haul Flights

best travel pillows for long haul flights

Looking for the best travel pillow for long-haul flights? With all of our international travel, we spend a lot of time on planes. That means we’re often faced with the challenge of trying catch up on sleep while en route to our next destination. I’m fortunate enough to be able … Read More

The Big Five Animals • What to Spot on Safari

The Big Five Animals

Seeing the big five animals in Africa is an exhilarating experience. We got our first glimpse of Africa’s mighty animals in Kruger National Park. An elephant herd walked in front of our vehicle our first day on safari and we knew every sighting after that would be amazing. The elephant … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Live in NYC on the Cheap?

How Much Does it Cost to Live in NYC on the Cheap

There must be something between the rat-infested subway platforms and three-star restaurants in New York that make people believe it’s impossible to save money in the NYC. We graduated with liberal and fine art degrees, so naturally, we thought it was a good idea to move to one of the most expensive cities in … Read More

Seeking Petrol For The End Of Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba Can

Driving in Africa is a different experience. When I take a look at GoogleMaps everything is flat and roads are solid lines. It gives off the impression of “ah, this will be a piece of cake!” That is a serious misconception. Sitting comfortably at a lodge in Victoria Falls we knew … Read More

Five Must See Places in California

Must see places in California

There is probably no other state in the United States that offers holiday goers as much as California. From picturesque beaches to purple fields on mountaintops to the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains – California has something for everyone. It’s no wonder that Americans and international travelers alike flock to the state for … Read More

Africa Camping: The Basic Camping Checklist for Overlanders

camping in africa

Whether you’ve chosen to self-drive Africa or join in on an overland safari, chances are you will be camping in Africa at some point. Africa is not as developed as the rest of the world meaning hotels, guesthouses, and hostels are few and far between. We’ve had a lot of trial and … Read More

How Not to Overland Africa: The Day We Drove the Wrong Way

driving in zambia

By the time we reached the Malawi border I fell to my knees and almost kissed the ground. We’d had a rough couple of days driving in Zambia after discovering we had driven 1100 kilometers in the wrong direction. The result was a total re-route to our trip in Africa. … Read More

Overland Vehicle Equipment and Gear List for Traveling Africa

overland gear list Africa

There is no perfect overland vehicle equipment or gear list when it comes to traveling Africa. What items work best in one overland truck may be worthless in another. However, there is no denying that what you pack in your overland vehicle is essential to the success of your trip. … Read More

Tongabezi Review: One of the Best Lodges in the World

Eco Lodge in Zambia

When we arrived at Tongabezi we knew that for a few days our troubles associated with overland travel would all be forgotten. It was needed after a very rough time at the Kazungula Ferry crossing. Overlanding with your own vehicle in Africa is not always easy, to say the least. The friendly … Read More