How to cross overland borders in East Africa

Road trip in Malawi

With security and tourism increasing yearly in East Africa, here is a simple guide on crossing overland Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Visiting Kenya, Uganda, or Rwanda as a backpacker has never been easier than now. Increasing infrastructure, a more significant traveling culture, better security, and more accessibility has turned East Africa into one of the […]

Safari in Kenya? – Tsavo, Amboseli or Masai Mara. Which one is the best?

Wildlife in Kenya - best places to visit in Kenya

In order to properly plan the best safari in Kenya, you need to understand which one of the three big parks suits you the most: Tsavo, Amboseli or Masai Mara? Either you plan a safari in Kenya independently, or have a tour operator taking care of everything in the back, organizing your first safari is […]

How to plan a safari in Amboseli National Park in Kenya

herds of elephants in Amboseli National Park - Kenya

Known for being the best place to see mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli National Park is probably Africa’s best hidden gem for safaris.   Overshadowed by the great Masai Mara in Kenya or the nearby Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, I was surprise to see many travelers skipping a safari in Amboseli National Park in East Africa. […]

How to travel overland from Kenya to Tanzania

entry exit stamps kenya tanzania

With several crossing points along the border and direct bus connections in between, traveling overland from Kenya to Tanzania is easy, fast and cheap. After finishing my trip to Masai Mara in Kenya, I was excited to get to the other side of the border and visit Serengeti National Park. However, with private charters connecting […]

How to plan the best safari in Masai Mara in Kenya

lions in Masai Mara with car

Itineraries, transportation, accommodation, safari prices, and best time to go. This is the best guide on how to plan the perfect safari in Masai Mara in Kenya. Think about a perfect safari experience and you will probably end up imagining a safari in Masai Mara in Kenya. This world-renowned national reserve is not only Kenya’s […]