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A Guide to 1 Day in Okavango Delta from Maun

A Guide to 1 Day in Okavango Delta from Maun

Introduction Okavango Delta is an amazing once in a lifetime experience due to its pristine wildernesses. The Okavango Delta isn’t a hilly wetlands, but like a flat wetlands with a myriad of meandering waterways where the height variation across the delta is less than 2…

How to DIY local transport overland from Zambia to Botswana in 1 day: Livingstone -> Kasane -> Maun via Kazungula border crossing

How to DIY local transport overland from Zambia to Botswana in 1 day: Livingstone -> Kasane -> Maun via Kazungula border crossing

I generally do not like travelling by plane just to visit places. In fact, given a choice, I prefer to travel overland even if it was a 18 hour bus ride because it gives me a sense of the local life and a glimpse of…

Victoria Falls (Zambia) – How to DIY from Livingstone

Victoria Falls (Zambia) – How to DIY from Livingstone

Victoria Falls is one of the world’s seven natural wonders, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and straddles across 2 countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. There are 2 sides to it, the Zambia and Zimbabwe side. The Falls are 1.7 km wide with a vertical drop of…

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) – How to DIY from Livingstone

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) – How to DIY from Livingstone

Victoria Falls is one of the world’s seven natural wonders, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and straddles across 2 countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. There are 2 sides to it, the Zambia and Zimbabwe side. The Falls are 1.7 km wide with a vertical drop of…

Mount Semeru (3,676m): All You Need To Know About Hiking The Great Mountain ‘Mahameru’

Mount Semeru (3,676m): All You Need To Know About Hiking The Great Mountain ‘Mahameru’

Introduction Mount Semeru (3,676m) is the highest mountain in Java and also an active volcano that erupts a plume cloud every few moments. It is also called “Mahameru”, which means the Great Mountain or where the gods reside. It is easy to see why because…

Mount Merbabu (3,145m): All you need to know about hiking on a budget

Mount Merbabu (3,145m): All you need to know about hiking on a budget

Mount Merbabu (3,145m) is a dormant stratovolcano, located on the Java island of Indonesia nearby Jogjakarta. The name Merbabu is also known as the ‘Mountain of Ash’ from the Javanese combined words; of “Meru” for mountain and “awu or abu“ for “ash”. To me, Mount Merbabu (3,145m) is like the calm quiet sister to the…

Gunung Datuk (885m): The “Beginner” Trek to Malaysia Mountains

Gunung Datuk (885m): The “Beginner” Trek to Malaysia Mountains

Mount Datuk (885m) is located at Rembau, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, about an hour away from Malacca. It is one of the most popular treks in Malaysia for both locals and Singaporeans due to the accessibility and ease of doing it. It is also one of…

All You Need To Know About Kilimanjaro (5,895m) On A Budget

All You Need To Know About Kilimanjaro (5,895m) On A Budget

Kilimanjaro(5,895m) is a dormant volcano located in the heart of Tanzania that can boost two mighty titles, the highest mountain in Africa as well as the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Everest might be the ‘holy grail’ of all mountains, but Kilimanjaro is the…

Kilimanjaro (5,895m): Lemosho 7 Days Route

Kilimanjaro (5,895m): Lemosho 7 Days Route

Kilimanjaro(5,895m) is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Additionally, it is a dormant volcano and located in the heart of Tanzania. Everest might be the ‘holy grail’ of all mountains, but Kilimanjaro is the ‘holy grail’ of trekking…

Getting from Tofo – Nelspruit : My experience with Tours2moz

Getting from Tofo – Nelspruit : My experience with Tours2moz

We had completed our dive in Tofo and were done with Mozambique. It was time to make our way back to Nelspruit in South Africa.┬áNow the question was, how were we going to get out of Mozambique/Tofo? There was no way we were taking flights…