Africa, Botswana, Itineraries, Safari, Travel

The ultimate Botswana self-drive itinerary (3-4 weeks)

The ultimate Botswana self-drive itinerary (3-4 weeks) This flexible Botswana self-drive itinerary leads you through Botswana in all of its beauty and variety. This is very similar to the itinerary we followed ourselves with a few improvements we wish we would have made. Botswana has so much more to offer than the delta and the… Read More The ultimate Botswana self-drive itinerary (3-4 weeks)

Travel, Travel Tips

A budget-friendly Christmas gift guide for travel girls (and guys)

A budget-friendly Christmas gift guide for travel girls (and guys) It’s Christmas time, my friends! I can finally listen to Christmas songs without being embarrassed about it because it’s finally December. That also means it’s time for Christmas shopping! While that can be super exciting and fun, sometimes a little bit of inspiration doesn’t hurt. Maybe… Read More A budget-friendly Christmas gift guide for travel girls (and guys)

Africa, Namibia, Safari, Travel

My favourite lodge in Namibia: RiverDance Lodge

My favourite lodge in Namibia: RiverDance Lodge RiverDance Lodge is a beautiful, family-run lodge in the Caprivi Strip near Divundu, Northern Namibia. It is the perfect stopover for travellers coming from or going to Botswana, Zambia or Angola. Nestled between the trees high above the Kavango River, RiverDance Lodge is the perfect place to relax and… Read More My favourite lodge in Namibia: RiverDance Lodge

Cuba, Travel

Giving Cubans a voice

I’ve been thinking about writing this post for a while and initially decided against it when I wrote my Cuba series a few weeks back. Why? I don’t want to get political and I I didn’t want to betray anyone’s trust. Locals opened up to us and told us their stories, though they could potentially be… Read More Giving Cubans a voice

Cuba, Travel

The Cubans we met

The Cubans we met were the most welcoming, kindest and friendliest people I had met in a long time. From hosts – who let us make their home our own – to guides, taxi drivers, travel agents and waitresses, they were all lovely and genuinely helpful. However, the reason this topic is interesting for me… Read More The Cubans we met

Cuba, Travel

Havana’s faces

Havana’s faces Now that I started to write about Cuba, I got obsessed with writing about what the real Cuba means to me. Cuba is on the cusp of great change and where you see it the most is in Havana. Havana is a real metropolis that makes you feel like a time traveller and… Read More Havana’s faces