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5 Great Hacks to Help Sleep on a Plane

Ways to deal with Jet Lag

5 Great Hacks to Help Sleep on a Plane People dread flights the most when travelling. Some people even fear it, while others just find it extremely uncomfortable.  Here are 5 Great Hacks to Help Sleep on a Plane. The New

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What am I packing for South America

I’m way ahead of schedule on packing for South America.  You’re either team pack or team unpack. I’m definitely team pack as when I get home from a trip my bad will stay packed in a corner for months weeks.

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Where are the best vacation spots?

Where is my favourite place in the world? Along with where are the best vacation spots in the world, I get these two questions all the time?  These are the type of questions that are very hard for a seasoned

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My South America adventure

south america adventure

My South America Adventure I’ve been planning my trip around South America for the last few months now and its finally coming together.  I just booked my tickets today for my South America Adventure!  Nothing like waiting till the last

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I won a Liebster Award!

The Liebster award has been around for a few year, its a way to get to know some new bloggers.  I have nominated a few blog and you can see who I have nominated at the bottom of the post

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Travel Year in Review 2016 and what’s next 2017

travel year in review

2016 Travel Year in Review When 2016 began I was really excited for it. I had just finished six months in Africa and even though I had come back to NZ to work I was excited to have a routine

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Travel Whispers Blogger Challenge

As 2016 draws to a close a lot of bloggers are looking back at everything they’ve done this year and everywhere they’ve been. At the end of each year I like to come up with my travel goals for the

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Daasanach Tribe

Our visit to the Daasanach tribe was very different than the Hamer tribe.  Obviously they are two different tribes and very different but the experience was also very different.  The Daasanach tribe can be found along the Omo River in

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Omo Valley – Hamar Wedding Ceremony

We went to Omo Valley to visit the ethnic tribes of Ethiopia.  They are so far south that we were about 10 kilometres from South Sudan.  The highlight of the visit was a   tribe Wedding Ceremony. Went to a bull jumping

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Lalibela Ethiopia

The main attraction in Lalibela Ethiopia are the rock churches that he carved out of the rock.  I’ve wanted to see them for a few years now and they really are magnificent.  They are connected through a maze of tunnels. Lalibela

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Simien Mountains

Ethiopia has something for everyone.  It’s a diverse country with something for everyone such as culture, history, food and wildlife.  I went trekking in the Simien Mountains in northern Ethiopia in search of the Gelada Baboon which is only found

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Gondar the Camelot of Africa

Gondar is a lovely city in the north of Ethiopia.  They say that its not what Gondar is, but what Gondar was that’s so enthralling.  The Royal Enclosure is the reason why people come to Gondar today.  The wealth is

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Red Sea

Today we are finally heading to the red sea to go diving and snorkelling!  But first, we must actually make it out of Cairo.  Calypso, our truck, is actually quite a talking piece for people.  Part truck, part bus or

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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

 When I first started planning my trip to India I knew stopping at the Taj Mahal would be a must for me.  Known as the ‘crown of palaces’, the Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum built for Mughal emperor

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My epic overland trip from Cairo to Cape Town

Cairo to Cape Town

My Cairo to Cape Town journey through 15 countries in East Africa. In 2015 I flew to Cairo to start my 19 week overland trip from Cairo to Cape Town.  This was the adventure of a lifetime driving overland from Cairo in

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