Murchison Falls Safari, Uganda

This is a quick post about how we visited the Murchison Falls National Park, in Uganda, for a self drive safari. I provide details that include maps, costs and links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided safari adventure without a shoestring. I knew very little about Murchison Falls National Park but […]

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Punishment Island (Akampene), Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda

This is a quick post about how we visited Punishment Island (Akampene), Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided cultural adventure on a shoestring. Once at Lake Bunyonyi, we used Itambira Island as […]

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Malawi Outdoors on a Shoestring – Trekking, Hiking & Fun

This is a summary that previews 13 day hikes around Blantyre, Malawi, 3 weekend outings and a 3 treks in the Mulanje range. It also includes additional resources such as Maps & Facts (GPS data and logistical details necessary for the reader to recreate the adventures). Costs and links to additional resources are included. Each […]

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How to Overland Australia, Sydney to Perth

Overland Australia Route Map

How to Overland Australia, Sydney to Perth is a recap of my 6 month visit to Oz. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. […]

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Snorkeling Mozambique Island

snorkeling mozambique island

This is a post about our Snorkeling Mozambique Island trip and more. The island is located a short distance off the coast of Mozambique in the Indian ocean. It’s an undiscovered Zanzibar. We visited over the Christmas holidays, so expected large crowds but were genuinely surprised to be the only customers in many restaurants and […]

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Scuba Diving/Snorkeling in Murter, Croatia (or Treasure of Colentum)

Treasure of Colentum

Secret Treasure of Colentum or Snorkeling for Treasure started with a signpost that tells tourists to snorkel for ancient artifacts dating from the 1st Century BC. Ancient ruins, isolated islands, pristine beaches, easy snorkeling and mermaids all make for an enjoyable visit to the Croatian island of Murter. Some background about Colentum! The island of […]

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Kayaking Cape Maclear, Malawi

Cape Maclear beach

In this post I will explain a few simple facts and my experiences (and opinions) about my Kayaking Cape Maclear visit. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig […]

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Overland Australia – Noosa Everglades Canoe Trip

Noosa Everglades canoe trip

Overland Australia – Noosa Everglades Canoe trip is a recap of a package canoe trip I did. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to additional details and photos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Everglades: […]

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Escape to Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar

This is a quick post about how to escape to Zanzibar. I provide some details, photos, videos and inspiration. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25–50 kilometers off the coast of the mainland, and consists […]

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Adventures in Uganda

uganda

This is a quick post about how to have adventures in Uganda. I provide a few details, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. My jump-off point for this visit to Uganda was Gisenyi in Rwanda. I used public transport to get […]

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