What to Pack for a Vacation in Egypt

So you’re planning a vacation in Egypt – woohoo! It’s an amazing, challenging, and beautiful country and it will be an experience of a lifetime. You’ll encounter incredibly hot days, a few chilly evenings, dusty and uneven roads, and a few other surprises along the way. You’ll want to be prepared for a variety of…

The Most Instagrammable Places in Morocco

While perusing through Instagram it’s impossible to miss the absolutely gorgeous photos of Morocco! Colorful doorways, luxurious riads, spectacular mosques, intricate architecture, and vibrant markets are just a few of the classic photo opportunities in this amazing country. We spent 6 weeks in Morocco and took countless photos in order to bring you a list…

What to Pack for a Vacation in Morocco

“You have very poor fashion sense!” the restaurant tout yelled at me angrily after I refused to sit down to eat. He had been aggressively pestering me and using his body to keep me from passing which meant there was no chance in hell I’d be dining there. He was right about my outfit. In…

9 Things to Know Before Visiting Namibia

Namibia was on our bucket list for about a year before we had the opportunity to visit. We kept seeing gorgeous photos on Instagram, we read countless blogs about road tripping around the country, and we figured that camping in remote areas while surrounded by wildlife was unreal. We also did our research and learned…

Guide to Shopping in Morocco: What to Buy & How to Bargain

While you wander through the medina of any city in Morocco, no matter how large or small, it’s impossible not to be distracted by the countless shops as far as the eye can see. Colorful plush rugs, hand woven blankets, leather bags of every shape and size, fragrant spices – you’ll need an extra suitcase…

Complete Guide to Etosha National Park in Namibia

Etosha National Park spans an area of 8,600 square miles and is home to both commonplace and incredibly rare species of animals. On your self-drive tour you may be lucky enough to spot elephants, endangered black rhinos, lions, giraffes, and possibly even leopards. And no doubt you’ll see plenty of zebras and antelope grazing right…

What to Pack for a Vacation in Namibia

So you’re planning a vacation in Namibia? With wild animals grazing right along the road and tribal people that invite you into their villages to witness their honored traditions, a trip to Namibia is truly an experience of a lifetime! Follow our complete packing guide for Namibia so you’re prepared for anything and everything you…

The Top 12 Things to See and Do in Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund is a coastal town in Namibia that sits about 225 miles west of Windhoek. Sandwiched between the massive Namib Desert and the South Atlantic Ocean, this charming little town offers plenty of outdoor adventures to keep visitors entertained for several days. It’s a must-see destination when touring this beautiful country. Don’t miss the top…

Everything You Need to Know Before Renting a Car in Namibia

Namibia is located in Southern Africa and is considered by many to be “Africa for beginners”. It is safe, the locals are friendly, and it is easy to access the most popular destinations by car. And considering that Namibia is twice the size of California but with a population of only about 2.5 million (the…