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Don’t travel without a good paper map

I simply cannot travel without a good paper map! I like the feel of a paper map and I also need it to orientate myself to ‘the bigger picture’. A GPS is an amazing device that can indicate your position to within 5m or navigate you to your destination. However, a GPS may give you tunnel vision as you usually look at a small screen zoomed in to see detailed information. Also, the GPS can let you down when it loses satellite signal or when its power fails. Continue reading Don’t travel without a good paper map

The cheapest way to communicate while travelling in Africa

When you travel, you most probably want to get away from the office and all its politics, but you may want to stay in touch with friends and family back home. Also, there might be the odd occasion when the office really has to get your yea or nay on an issue. By Karin Theron

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