13 Best Road Trips in the World! (Pay Attention to #2)

Tropic of Capricorn Namibia

It’s tough to beat an iconic road trip. With so much to see it’s hard to narrow down the best road trips in the world, but we gave it a try. There’s no formal ranking system here, these road trips are just from our personal experience and opinions. After all … Read More

How We Drove Across Africa for $300

Selling a car in Africa

A member of our family is gone. Yes, Charlie, our 1989 excellent Land Cruiser that we bought to get across Africa now has a new owner. We shared some unforgettable memories together – getting stranded in the Okavango Delta, a flash flood in Arusha, and straddling Zimbabwe and Zambia with nothing … Read More

15 Things We’ve Learned From Overlanding Africa

overlanding Africa

It has been a long time since we sat naively in Europe contemplating the idea of an Africa overland trip. Now 12 African nations, 25,000 miles, and zero flat tires later it’s a time for reflection on just what I have learned from overlanding Africa. We’ll never forget the days we spent … Read More

An Ideal Self Drive Uganda Itinerary from Two People Who Drove it

Uganda Self Drive

Planning to self drive Uganda? Good choice! In 1908 Winston Churchill declared Uganda the “Pearl of Africa” in his 1908 Book My African Journey. More than a century later, visitors still flock to find this pearl. After our self drive in Uganda, I can’t disagree with Mr. Churchill. The country is filled with birdlife, … Read More

10 Unforgettable Wildlife Experiences To Have In Africa

Vultures

Africa may fall short of a few things for visitors, but mind-blowing wildlife experiences it not one of them. After a year on the continent, we lost count the number of times we were left speechless. Here are our top ten wildlife experiences to enjoy in Africa. 10 Unforgettable Wildlife … Read More

20 Africa Travel Tips to Help You Prepare for an Epic Trip

Africa Travel Tips

Traveling to Africa? There really isn’t anything quite like traveling around the continent. From the interesting cultures to the copious wildlife and mesmerizing landscapes traveling Africa is sure to captivate your heart. I cried the day I had to leave this wonderful continent, but getting used to traveling Africa sure … Read More

22 Movies About Africa to See Before Visiting the Continent

Roadtripping Africa

Before going to Africa it’s important to learn a little about the continent. One of the best ways to do that before is watch some movies about Africa! From the lions in the Serengeti to the some of the worst civil wars on the continent, here are my favorite movies … Read More

40+ AFRICAN SAFARI ANIMALS TO SEE + Where to See Them!

The romance of a wildlife safari is unmistakable. It had long been about the hunt of the animals for the rich and adventurous back in the day, but with growing appreciation of conservation, the idea has shifted. Safari in this day and age is about preserving the land and its … Read More

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda • All You Need to Know (2020)

Gorillas in Uganda

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda is surreal and unlike any other experience in Africa. The atmosphere of the trek through the jungle mist is unreal. With each step your anticipation builds and the reward of seeing the last remaining mountain gorillas in the world is spectacular. The setting, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, is arguably … Read More

11 Eco Lodges in Africa That Are Worth the Travel Time

Kafue National Park, Zambia

Ecotourism in Africa is a big business. Each year safari operators, vendors, and lodges assess how they can continue to improve sustainability. It’s likely one of the few industries that value the environment. As the concern over global warming only increases it’s a relief to find an industry that strives … Read More