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.

Don’t ruin your camera and 9 other tips for your visit...

One of Africa's absolute icons: Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunyac (The Smoke That Thunders). Victoria Falls is considered one of the Natural Wonders of the...

Traveling Kenya on a budget

Kenya, the country of amazing wildlife, white-sand beaches and lively cities. Compared to other countries in Africa, Kenya's tourism is well-developed. Traveling around independently is...

How to arrange a budget Kenyan safari?

Kenya is one of the best places in the world to see large game and beautiful bird life. The experiences I’ve had on safari...

An open air tower of Wildebeeste in Lamu, Kenya

In 2011 I took a boat to a small island near the northeastern coast of Kenya: Lamu. Lamu is famous for its rich Swahili...

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...

How to travel by bus to Lodwar (Kenya)

Traveling by bus to Lodwar, Kenya in the Turkana district is not for the fainthearted. In 2011 we took the road to the dry Turkana...

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...

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...

A modest guide to a surf camp in Taghazout, Morocco

Taghazout, Morocco - "How's the swell?" someone asks. I'm in Taghazout, one of the premier surf towns in Morocco. After gaining some surf experience...