Category Archives: Travel tips

Tips for hassle-free border crossing in Africa: At the border

If you’ve done the necessary prep, you should feel confident driving up to the border post. Sure, corruption or criminal elements could destroy the best-laid plans, but those cases are rare fortunately. By Chris Davies

You’ll have a good chance of success if you heed the following:

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What to do if you get stranded with your vehicle

With modern navigation devices and cellphone cover, it’s hard to imagine getting truly stranded by a stricken vehicle. That said, the best places to explore are usually the most remote and there’s always the chance an accident or mechanical failure could leave you marooned. By Chris Davies

So, what should you do in such a situation?

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10 Commandments of camping

If you are a weekend camper who loves to pitch your poles in busy campsites a few centimetres from your noisy neighbour and usually likes to loudly share your campfire and sundowner with your mate three stands from you, then you probably will not appreciate this article. Less so if your expensive overland vehicle gives you a sense of entitlement. However, you should read on in the interest of those who marvel at serene camp experiences where they can enjoy nature, peace and quiet. Continue reading 10 Commandments of camping