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8 reasons to visit magical Tanzania

A couple of days ago, I was thinking about why I decided to go to Africa in the first place. I mean, it’s not the obvious choice for your first ever solo trip is it? Tanzania was the reason. I wanted to go to Tanzania! I found it fascinating. For me, it epitomized the image [...]

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Malawi: land of lakes, mountains, and safaris

In October last year, Lonely Planet voted Malawi one of the top 1o countries in the world to visit in 2014. Malawi  has held a special place in my heart ever since I worked there as a tour guide a couple of years back and I fell in love with this friendly country, also known [...]

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Tanzania: an ordinary day, an ordinary sunrise

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” (Henry David Thoreau) Outside, I could hear the water lapping the beach ever so [...]

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5 must-have experiences in Morocco

Hearing the name “Morocco” conjures images of snake charmers, bright colors, lazy beach towns, and spicy food, but there’s so much more to Morocco than meets the eye. You could spend weeks in the country and barely scratch the surface, but here are five things you absolutely have to experience when visiting: Visit Jemaa el [...]

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10 amazing reasons to visit Zambia – Introducing Helen in Wonderlust

Africa is my first travel love. And after spending a year there, I’m still as smitten as ever. I took my first trip to the continent in 2009 and since then I’ve been around the world and back again But nowhere on the planet captivates me in the way that Africa does. From the crazy, [...]

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Top travel hacking ideas you haven’t considered

The Tuscan countryside outside of Volterra, Italy.

The ever-increasing popularity of travel hacking means most serious travelers have at least one travel-related credit card in their wallet. [...]


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