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 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…

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. Now the question was, how were we going to get out of Mozambique/Tofo? There was no way we were taking flights…

How to get from Maputo – Tofo : My take on Fatimah’s Shuttle Bus

How to get from Maputo – Tofo : My take on Fatimah’s Shuttle Bus

Tofo beach is popular in Mozambique for diving. It is almost natural for travellers to travel from Maputo (the capital of Mozambique) to Tofo as part of their itinerary for exploring Mozambique. However, Tofo is not a stone’s throw away from Maputo. It is situated…

A Guide on travelling from Johannesburg to Maputo : via Intercape bus and getting visa on arrival in Mozambique

A Guide on travelling from Johannesburg to Maputo : via Intercape bus and getting visa on arrival in Mozambique

Context When we were planning our trip, we decided that the most efficient way was for us to take an overnight bus to Mozambique, Maputo specifically. We decided to leave exploring Johannesburg for the last few days of our trip as our flights were a…

Leh : What to do in and around Leh

Leh : What to do in and around Leh

Leh (3524m) is the capital and the entry point into the Ladakh region for Stok Kangri (one of the most accessible 6,000m peaks), Markha Valley or any of the Indian Himalayan peaks. Leh is situated in between the three parallel ranges of the Himalayas, the Zanskar, the Ladakh…