Mount Mulanje: Island in the Sky As if you needed another reason to visit Malawi… This beautiful backpacking gem is a serious must visit. It has the most gorgeous lake in the entire world, kind locals, and super cheap prices. And if you can plan your trip to arrive in July, you’ll be just in time for […]
Saturday, July 8, 2017
The Great Ethiopian Run: One Roadrace you don’t want to miss! The Great Ethiopian Run is the biggest race in all of Africa. I’ve done it twice– and it’s definitely an experience. Thousands of runners line up in matching shirts to race down the streets of Addis. To be fair, it’s not a serious race. […]
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Zanzibar International Film Festival is by far the largest East African film, music, and arts festival bringing together talent from all over the world. The island is already one of the most beautiful and beloved travel spots on the continent, but coming to this coastal beauty during the festival makes it that much better. The […]
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Imagine thousands of individuals all sporting the same two colored t-shirt taking over the roads in one of the biggest metropolitan cities in Africa. It’s called the Great Ethiopian Run, and it’s the largest road race in Africa. Started by the native born, Olympic Gold Medalist, Haile Gebreselassie, the run generated over 36,000 participants with thousands […]
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Events for Backpackers is everywhere but I will start with the beautiful lake of Malawi just even better. Lake of Stars Arts Festival offers a diverse group of music from both locals and international. Definitely check it out! http://www.lakeofstars.org/
Friday, September 25, 2015
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