Africa

Backpacking Africa is not very popular yet. However, it has quickly become of my favorite travel destinations. In the last years, I traveled throughout Northern, Eastern and Southern Africa. I love backpacking Africa, because it's adventurous, friendly and has beautiful landscapes and amazing wildlife. One day you're going on a 3-day safari, while the other day you're relaxing on a beautiful white-sand beach. I've been to the following African countries: Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Uganda. If you have any questions about backpacking in Africa: don't hesitate to send me an email. I'm happy to answer any travel-related Africa questions.

Celebrating the Ethiopian Timkat festival in Aksum: 20 photographs (and tips...

Hundreds of people dressed in white robes line the streets of Aksum, chanting, dancing and clapping their hands for Ethiopian Timkat. The Timkat 'epiphany'...

Review: Overlanding with Nomad Tours Africa – Best of Namibia

About my Nomad Tours Africa - Best of Namibia adventure!  During my backpacking trip in Southern Africa, I heard from fellow backpackers that independent travel in...

How my new year started with a tear gas attack in...

All of a sudden there was chaos. I found myself running over Khartoum's famous Africa road with a hint of panic. 'Where were the...

Solo female travel in Sudan – All you need to know!

Sudan travel itinerary
Last January, I solo traveled in Sudan for 2,5 weeks. It turned out to be one my favorite travel destinations ever! Sudan has loads...

Update on how to get your Sudan visa in Aswan, Egypt:...

Read here all about how to get your Sudan visa in Aswan based on my experience as a Dutch passport holder (December 2017). Sudan visa...

What to do in Khartoum, Sudan?

What to do in Khartoum?
"Ok, one more day..." I was thinking to myself after my second day in Khartoum. However, somehow I ended up spending an entire week...

Travel to Sudan with this two-week backpacking itinerary

Tour operator 'Lupine Travel' was the first in the United Kingdom to offer tours to Sudan as recently as 2017. It was even a news...

Update on how to get your Ethiopian visa in Khartoum, Sudan:...

How to get an Ethiopian visa in Khartoum. Copyright Bunch of Backpackers.
Getting a visa can be a pain, but good news: getting your Ethiopian visa in Khartoum is easy! I got my visa in January...

Ultimate Sudan travel guide: itinerary, budget and travel tips for backpackers

In Sudan, seemingly forgotten pyramids still stand in endless desert sands. The markets of Kassala and Omdurman are a fascinating melting pot of cultures...