Budget Travel 2021 – A Beginners Guide

Your local currency will have more value in some areas as opposed to others. Do some research and gather information on exchange rates to find the best place to fit your budget. You’ll live like a king in Bali for a month on 1000$, and you won’t get by for a week on that in more expensive destinations.

Why You Cannot Afford To Travel

Our daily lives often become made up of routines and habits, rarely deviating from a regular cycle of actions and emotions. It can feel like nothing is exciting or inspiring when we are lost in a rat race.

5 Life Lessons I Learnt After 45 Days On The Road

On this same perilous bus to Senegal, we met Sarah; a food trader from Ivory Coast married to a Nigerian man. A phenomenal woman if you ask me. She got most of us on the bus to organize a bonfire that we danced around, despite that we were all muttering under our breaths, praying to our local deities to save us. You really don’t want to be stuck in the middle of nowhere by 11 pm. Interestingly, only a few people spoke a common language but that didn’t matter.


You may have seen pictures of Île de Gorée in the background of photos of the Obama family, Stevie Wonder, even Nelson Mandela.
Designated as one of the UNESCO world heritage sites, Gorée is an ironic cocktail of pain and beauty.

How To Eat Street Food Anywhere In The World Without Getting Food Poisoning

The tips above are not 100 guaranteed and even the most resilient stomachs can be affected by a food misstep. It’s the risk you take while sampling strange foods.
If you get food poisoning or a stomach illness, then a visit to a local doctor might be in order. Many of them are familiar with traveler’s diarrhea but also with any lingering viruses circulating in the region.

The Road Trip Essentials Packing Checklist

If you’re you’re planning to hit the road and you need a list of all the tested and trusted essentials for a successful trip, you’re in the right place. It’s usually the small things that can’t be easily gotten that can stress you out the most; from an extra charger to an extra pair of…

How To Get The New Yellow Card In Nigeria

What is the Yellow Card for traveling? The Yellow (fever) card is a certificate that serves as proof of vaccination against the disease for a traveler. Yellow fever is a mosquito-borne viral disease present in Africa and South America. The infection can range from mild to severe and vaccination is the best protection against this…

Sexual Assault: Dark Days In Dakar

The journey to Dakar from Bamako had taken 48 hours instead of the 36 Google maps informed us. A lot had happened on the way; our car broke down in the middle of the road twice, we had to chase after our bus across the border from Mali into Senegal in the scorching heat of…