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BED BUGS!!

BED BUGS!! After years of avoiding the dreaded scurge of backpackers , I finally encountered these little buggers in ...

Independent Travel Tips: South Africa

You don't need expensive safaris or guided tours to have an incredible time in South Africa. It's the perfect country ...

Independent Travel Tips: Namibia

Namibia: a country of towering sand dunes, other wordly landscapes, and captivating wildlife. The massive distances ...

Lesotho: Facts and Independent Travel Tips

Like many visitors to Lesotho, I merely popped in for a few days as part of a trip through South Africa. However, on ...

Welcome to Durban

"Are you sure that's where you want to go? It's a really rough part of town." Our new friend Rob had kindly offered us ...