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How To Visit the Galapagos Independently

A common myth is that the only way to see the Galapagos islands is to take an expensive cruise. But you absolutely can ...

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 ...

Etosha National Park- Tips and Pics

Etosha National Park, in northern Namibia, is simply one of the most incredible places on earth. While getting here ...

Guide to the Garden Route

In my last post, I shared the highlights of our incredible road trip along South Africa's garden route. To follow ...