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How to Choose an African Safari That’s Right For You

Posted by on 12:58 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Eco Tourism, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda PAGE NEEDED, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel Tips, World | 4 comments

How to Choose an African Safari That’s Right For You

Many of us dream of taking an African safari at least once in our lives. And to witness wild lions lazing in the grass, and elephants trekking across vast plains; to spend time watching a magical sunrise as the African landscape comes alive; this truly is the experience of a lifetime.

But just as there are many countries to choose from for an African safari, there are also many types of safari experience, and the key to planning a memorable trip is to choose one that aligns with your interests.

Whether you’re a wildlife explorer ready to track wildlife in a classic jeep, or a cultural enthusiast who wants to take a walking safari led by local tribes, there isn’t one set ‘African Safari’. There are a huge range of safaris suited to all types of travelers, and all types of budgets, so don’t be fooled into thinking that your destination is the most important choice to make.

Here are our tips for choosing the perfect safari experience.

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Preparation Tips: Things to do Before Traveling With Your Pet

Posted by on 3:34 pm in Blog, Travel Tips | 2 comments

Preparation Tips: Things to do Before Traveling With Your Pet

Pets form a very intimate part of our lives, and for those who like to travel, the idea of leaving your most vulnerable family member at home is often quite unthinkable.

However, travelling with pets is never easy, and you have to prepare for it as you would prepare for a child travelling with you, maybe even more.

People often make the mistake of thinking that it won’t be that hard to arrange a perfect trip when it comes to traveling with your pets. But once the trip starts, unprepared travelers inevitably run into problems that can ruin the whole thing.

Here are some of the steps you can take to ensure that everything is perfectly organized for your trip.

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How Live Streaming is Transforming the Travel Industry

Posted by on 1:48 pm in Technology, Travel Tips | 0 comments

How Live Streaming is Transforming the Travel Industry

One of the most significant marketing trends for the travel and tourism sector in 2018 is live streaming. The technology has evolved as such that anyone with a smartphone device can reach out to viewers and possible visitors and provide a fresh perspective on holiday destinations, accommodations and all kinds of travel experiences.

MO’s prediction on 2018 social media trends states that the live streaming market could be worth over $70 billion by 2021, with four-fifths (80%) of consumers preferring to watch a live video than any other form of social content.

Travel agents, airline operators, holiday resorts and any other type of tourism brands must jump on the live streaming bandwagon before being left behind.

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Budget Hacks: How to Save Money in Everyday Life so There’s More Money for Travel

Posted by on 6:26 pm in Blog, Budget Travel, Travel Tips | 33 comments

Budget Hacks: How to Save Money in Everyday Life so There’s More Money for Travel

When it comes to travel, money (or lack there of) is often quoted as the biggest obstacle. But it shouldn’t be.

Figuring out how to save the money for travel can be quite overwhelming, but there are many ways to cut back on everyday expenses if you’re willing to reassess your priorities.

You don’t need to be rich to travel the world; with a couple of creative strategies you might be amazed at how quickly you can accumulate a savings.

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5 Tips for Exploring Remote Destinations

Posted by on 10:41 am in Blog, Travel Tips, World | 11 comments

5 Tips for Exploring Remote Destinations

As great as tourist hotspots can be (after all, there is a reason they are so popular!), you can get a lot out of exploring places more off the beaten path if you know how best to do it.

There are plenty of remote destinations that require some getting to, but once you are there, you know you are experiencing something incredible and rare!

Here are five top tips for exploring these remote destinations.

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Coming Up With Extra Cash to Make Your Travels Last That Little Bit Longer

Posted by on 12:21 pm in Budget Travel, Travel Tips | 6 comments

Coming Up With Extra Cash to Make Your Travels Last That Little Bit Longer

If you’re planning a major trip, or are in the middle of an extended period of travel, you might be worried about how you’ll be able to keep your standard of living at a consistent level.

Coming up with extra cash is particularly hard while you are on the move, but thanks to modern technology there are a few ways to get around this.

There are also many hacks you can embrace to save money while still enjoying the creature comforts you crave. Here are just a handful of ideas to try out if you want to travel without making too many sacrifices on the way.

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How To Travel Between Destinations Effectively

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How To Travel Between Destinations Effectively

There comes a time when you really need to get away from it all – you know, the normal hassles and tassels of life, loud noise from traffic, tight deadlines to beat, and all that.

But whether you’re traveling to the farthest corner of the world or supporting local tourism one thing is for sure; how to get there will matter a great deal.

Flights are one of the most obvious ways to travel these days, but that doesn’t mean that they’re the most affordable, comfortable, or even the most memorable.

In fact, there are many other methods of transportation you may find more effective.

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Tips to Finding the Best Places to Stay in Any Country

Posted by on 2:02 pm in Accommodation, Blog, Travel Tips | 18 comments

Tips to Finding the Best Places to Stay in Any Country

Whether you’re travelling for business or for leisure, it’s important to know the best places to stay, no matter where your itinerary takes you.

For many travellers, accommodation is always an important factor to consider. And this is something that should involve a great deal of forethought, as your choice can really be an overall make or break.

With concerns over safety and comfort being top priorities, it’s crucial to take your time to find the best places to stay in any city or town. Follow these tips when doing so.

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Travel Apps You May Not Have Realized You Need

Posted by on 6:14 pm in Blog, Technology, Travel Tips | 21 comments

Travel Apps You May Not Have Realized You Need

When we think of useful travel apps we think of browsing the app store and downloading something useful to our phone.

And certainly, nowadays there are apps for just about everything; flight schedules, money journals, foreign language translations – there’s something to meet every traveler’s need.

There are many mainstream apps that almost everyone has; social media apps for staying connected, perhaps online banking to stay on top of your bills while you’re overseas. But by the same token, there are also a range of apps that will make your life easier, that you may not have realized you need!

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How to Choose a Safe Hotel Room When Traveling Abroad

Posted by on 10:59 am in Accommodation, Blog, Travel Tips | 23 comments

How to Choose a Safe Hotel Room When Traveling Abroad

Travel is all about liberating yourself from stress and worry. So the last thing you want to worry about is not feeling safe.

One of the best ways to make sure your holiday remains carefree is to select a secure room in a hotel that can guarentee your safety. This becomes even more important when travelling solo since it obviously puts you in a much more vulnerable position.

Follow these helpful tips for selecting the hotel and room type on your next holiday.

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