Nicknamed ‘The Pearl of Africa’, Uganda is an ideal destination for nature lovers as it offers some of the world’s most stunning natural landscapes, exotic wildlife encounters, and a rich local culture. With such a diverse array of animal, bird and plant species, it comes as no surprise that Uganda is home to some of Africa’s most beautiful national parks. From the surreal moon-like landscapes of the Rwenzori Mountains to the impenetrable forests of Bwindi, we highlight Uganda’s seven most beautiful national parks that are sure to make you fall in love with this extraordinary country!
Homestays are the perfect opportunity to gain local insight into a new destination that no hotel can possibly offer. By staying with a local host family you can learn more about unique local traditions, participate in the daily life of the community, dine on home-cooked meals, explore local gems that the guidebooks don’t cover and build a deeper connection with the local people on your travels.
In this blog post, we share some of Kenya’s best homestay experiences which we hope will inspire you to travel off the beaten path and spend time with a local family during your visit to Kenya.
If there is anything that we have learned from years of travel, it’s that there is truly no better way to understand a culture than through its food. Across continents and cultures, food has always played an integral part in the human experience, whether it’s used to celebrate a religious festival, mourn the tragic loss of a loved one or as a bonding experience with family and friends on an ordinary afternoon.
Whether you are in the farthest reaches of the Himalayas or the tropical islands of Indonesia, food’s ability to unify families and communities extends far beyond our need for survival. In this blog post, we wanted to share some unique culinary traditions from around Asia and cooking classes that will allow you to dive deeper into the local culture on your travels.
Cambodia is a mystical land abound with ancient temples, vast tropical forests, magnificent mountain ranges, secluded tropical islands, rare wildlife and much, much more. With such a diverse array of landscapes, it comes as no surprise that Cambodia is also home to some of Asia’s best trekking destinations. From untouched jungles where wild elephants roam to remote mountain villages where ancient traditions still thrive, Cambodia has trekking options for every style and fitness level.
Whether you are looking for an afternoon getaway in nature or a week-long journey through the wilderness, we compiled our list of Cambodia’s 7 best trekking destinations.
Spices have the power to transform even the most simple of dishes into divine works of culinary perfection.
As the world’s largest consumer of chilis, India uses hundreds of varieties of chili to balance the complex flavors and heat of just about every single dish. From the foothills of the Himalayas to the beautiful backwaters of Kerala, you’ll find spicy regional delicacies that masterfully combine chili, cardamon, garlic, and hot peppers to create some of the world’s most loved (and feared) dishes.
In this blog post, we highlight India’s spiciest dishes that are sure to make you break out into a sweat. From sizzling curries that need to be prepared while wearing a gas mask to chili peppers that can also be used as weapons of war, here are ten fiery Indian dishes that are sure to appease even the most adventurous of foodies.
WARNING: We recommend reading the rest of this blog post with a glass of water nearby.
When talking about continents with the highest density of delicious food per capita, Asia is often the first one that comes to mind. On almost every street corner, in just about every country throughout Asia, you’ll find mouthwatering delicacies that will tickle your taste buds and ignite your senses. But when it comes to intense flavors, there is one type of dish that will always stand out above the rest — curry.
What makes Asian curries so fascinating is how each region has used its own local ingredients to come up with flavors that are as unique as they are delicious. Even within similar ethnic groups, you’ll find countless variations that have been influenced by cultural, religious, agricultural or economic factors.
In this blog post, we pick our favorite curries that you should try when traveling through Asia.
In recent years Cambodia has become one of Southeast Asia’s most alluring and vibrant countries. Travellers are drawn in by the breath-taking scenery, golden palaces and spectacular crumbling temples, but it’s the blend of history, natural majesty and warmth of the people that make this such a wondrous destination. For all of these reasons, Cambodia has become a favourite destination for lone travellers. But, before you book your very own adventure, here are a few tips to ensure you have a fantastic trip to Cambodia:
Being the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu has much more in its womb than just a few well-known sites such as Durbar Square, and Thamel Street. These sites undoubtedly attract thousands of visitors every year, but I am not going to write about them in this blog.
In this blog post I am going to share some unique and authentic things to see and do in Kathmandu do for curious travellers who like to travel off the standard tourist trail. Is that you? Well, then have a further read.
Last fall, I rented a car and drove from Tunisia’s stunning Mediterranean capital city, Tunis, down to the golden dunes of the Sahara. I passed through a variety of climates and landscapes all while visiting mazes of medieval medinas, preserved colosseums, and ancient mosques.
The historical, cultural and natural splendour of Tunisia is truly hard-to-beat.
I was surprised to discover breathtaking scenery, fascinating souks, perfectly preserved Roman ruins, sacred sites, and magnificent views of the Sahara desert. From the country’s beautiful geographical diversity to its fascinating historical landmarks, exploring Tunisia by road-trip is a perfect and astounding journey for the off-the-beaten-path traveler.
This blog is meant to serve adventurers who believe in travel as education, and are in search of an immersive and local experience while discovering Tunisia’s gems.
Helen Keller once said “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” It is for that reason that I eat, drink and sleep travel, and when I am leaving a digital footprint across the world, I spend my time following other travel bloggers on Instagram, around the world. Instagram has become a global platform for many travelers to share their spirit and journey. If you are a travel blogger and haven’t begun to share your world on Instagram with us, what are you waiting for? Hop on the train, we would love to follow you.
These are 9 Travel Bloggers that are always up to something adventurous, do amazing work and make waves in all the continents they put their footprint on, are an inspiration to me and many that I know for different reasons that you need to be following on Instagram (that is if you are aren’t already). Hope they will get you inspired to travel the world!