India, Uncategorized

Exploring the South of India

India was a wonderful surprise! Nicole and I spent ten days exploring the south of India, where our time was filled with beaches, curries and cocktails.  We were consistently greeted by friendly people and delicious food. Mumbai Our first stop in India was Mumbai. After 16 hours of travelling and very little sleep we finally… Continue reading Exploring the South of India

Namibia, South Africa

Ending our Overland Trip in Namibia and South Africa

Leaving Botswana was a bit stressful as Lisa had to go to hospital. She has been sick since Victoria Falls and no one seems to be able to determine what was wrong with her. So after a visit to the local clinic we hit the road and crossed over the border into Namibia. Namibia is a… Continue reading Ending our Overland Trip in Namibia and South Africa

Africa, Botswana

Botswana: Our Elephant Paradise

We left Victoria Falls and made our way to the border of Botswana. At the border we saw warthogs running around and within half an hour of crossing into Botswana we had seen our first elephant. Botswana is home to approximately two million people and has therefore been named as one of the most sparsely… Continue reading Botswana: Our Elephant Paradise

Africa, Zimbabwe

Discovering Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe was never a country very high on my list to travel too, this was a huge misconception on my behalf! We spent an amazing two weeks in Zimbabwe. Our time was filled with waterfalls and walking with animals such as lions, elephant and rhinos. The landscape was rich with a variety of trees and… Continue reading Discovering Zimbabwe

Africa, Malawi

The Beautiful Lake Malawi

Malawi is a small landlocked country in southeast Africa. It's famous for its beautiful fresh water lake, Lake Malawi, and its beautiful landscape. Malawi is home to some of the friendliest people I have ever met and hence the country has the nickname "The Warm Heart of Africa". This country is ranked as one as… Continue reading The Beautiful Lake Malawi


The Serengeti, Lake Victoria and Zanzibar: Tanzania Had It All…

We crossed the border from Rwanda into Tanzania. Straight away we could see the change in vegetation. The banana and eucalyptus trees were replaced by a savanna landscape and the roads went back to having a lot of potholes. Tanzania is well known for its wilderness, amongst which is one of the worlds most famous… Continue reading The Serengeti, Lake Victoria and Zanzibar: Tanzania Had It All…


Exploring Kenya and its Wildlife 

Kenya was the first stop in my 54 day adventure around Africa. This was a great way to start the trip as we saw so many animal. Kenya was unreal in terms of wildlife such as warthogs and zebra casually grazing on the side of the road. The landscape was covered in acacia trees and… Continue reading Exploring Kenya and its Wildlife 



After we finished our trek with the gorillas in Uganda we wasted no time and headed straight to the border and crossed over into Rwanda. This was interesting because when we arrived at the border three of our group members discovered that they hadn't been given entry stamps for Uganda. This caused a bit of… Continue reading Rwanda

Africa, Uganda

Uganda: Gorillas, Chimpanzees and the Nile River

We spent a week in Uganda and I loved every second of it! Our time was spilt into three sections, we spent three nights in Jinja, one night in Kampala and two nights in Kabale. Uganda is a landlocked country in Eastern Africa with a diverse landscape due to it lying on both sides of… Continue reading Uganda: Gorillas, Chimpanzees and the Nile River

Africa, Kenya

My Trip with Oasis Overland

When I was teaching in South Korea, I decided that with the money I was able to save I wanted to travel Africa. As most of eastern and central Africa works in US dollars I always thought that this wasn't really an option, but a friend recommended an overland company called Oasis Overland. I decided… Continue reading My Trip with Oasis Overland