Can you travel Africa with small children?

Once you start a family your overland travel plans get put on hold for a few years, right? Not necessarily, if you are smart and cautious. To travel Africa with small children is not a decision to be taken lightly, but it is possible.

Families who have been overlanding for generations often love the African bush so much that they want their children to grow up with the same appreciation of the wilderness. These children normally learn from a very young age to appreciate nature and wildlife and also respect the dangers associated with it. Continue reading Can you travel Africa with small children?

8 essential add-ons for overlanding

If you plan on doing some overlanding, there are essential things that you should add to your vehicle to ensure that you are self-sufficient and enjoy your travelling.

Water tank

Water tanks make it possible to get rid of the scores of bottles and containers you would otherwise have carried for extended expeditions or areas where the tap water is not reliable. They also make it possible to carry more water for longer distances between replenishment stops. Continue reading 8 essential add-ons for overlanding

Border crossings in Southern and East Africa

By Samantha Wong

 Setting out on an overland adventure and exploring the African continent has never been easier with today’s selection of car accessories and camping equipment. But what about the paperwork required to cross borders? It can be really difficult to get up-to-date and accurate information on what you need to get through immigration and customs. Continue reading Border crossings in Southern and East Africa