Backpacking tips for Africa is a collection of best traveling insights for your trip. When I first started my journey from Cape Town to Cairo, I knew nothing! And I made a lot of stupid mistakes because of it. I know lots of travelers feel the same way too. That’s why these backpacking tips (designed for Africa travel– but work anywhere in the world), will make your trip a little easier, safer, and much more fun!
The best and most detailed tips are found in my backpacking guide, Backpacking Africa for Beginners (which you can download for FREE if you want), but for some quick basics, this section has you covered.
And so much MORE!
Travel hack 101: Roundtrip tickets are NOT always cheaper. When I decided to backpack across Africa (from Cape Town to Cairo), all the travel bloggers and media kept repeating the same old travel hack. “Purchase a roundtrip airplane ticket to save money.” They followed up by saying I could later cancel my return ticket or […]
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Gondar, Ethiopia protests have many wondering, ‘Is it safe to travel?” I love Ethiopia, travel Ethiopia, & live in Ethiopia. But while avoiding real work, I came across an article posted on Yahoo stating ten killed during protests in Gondar, Ethiopia. It was the first I heard of violence in Gondar, Ethiopia, and unfortunately the […]
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Backpacking Light: Is it possible in Africa? When I first started my 7 month trip backpacking in Africa, I brought everything you could imagine. I was not backpacking light– that’s for sure. Most of the stuff I didn’t need, and the rest I could have picked up along the way. Besides all the money I wasted […]
Thursday, July 14, 2016
First time backpacking Africa, Ronisha Smith, Founder of UnR, read the Backpacking Africa for Beginners Ebook, then took off for her first time backpacking Africa. She did it totally solo and shares her experience with Backpacking Africa for Beginners. [Q:] Why did you want to travel Africa? During my senior year of college I took African […]
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Traveling Africa: Look like a Travel Pro From the Very Beginning Hands down, traveling Africa is one of the best things to do sometime in your life! But to make it even better, here are some top tips: 1.Screw the Tours You don’t need to go on an expensive organized tour while traveling Africa. Not even […]
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Is Africa Safe?: How to Stay Healthy, Happy, and Alive! Before you buy your plane ticket, book your safari, or start training for some serious trekking, you’re probably wondering one thing.“Is Africa really safe to travel?” That one little question stops more people from realizing their dreams of coming to Africa than any other. […]
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Africa is not what you think (and it’s definitely not what the media portrays). It’s 54 unique countries that are home to some of the best travel spots on the globe. Read on to bust your ideas about this infamous continent. 1. Lions Are Everywhere! The Lion King screwed up all the kids in the […]
Monday, February 23, 2015
Most likely if you are heading towards South Africa then you’ve already heard about the Baz Bus, the 20 passenger hop-on-hop-off backpacker transport vehicle. If not insiders Guide to Baz Bus will shade some light. For some, it can be the greatest thing on earth… for others it is the source of all misery and frustration. […]
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Published Date : Jan 15, 2015
Description : This book is intended for beginner travelers to africa...