Staying at Makarios on the River in Kenton-on-Sea

Makarios on the River is a beautiful bed & breakfast in Kenton-on-Sea. You’ll be in prime position to explore South Africa’s Sunshine Coast!

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The Ultimate Road Trip Essentials Packing List (+ Free Checklist!)

Planning an epic road trip close to home or abroad? Don’t jump in your car without your toothbrush and these road trip essentials!

Hi! I’m Lauren, a South African digtal nomad and traveller. I left my job in marketing to teach English in Thailand and eventually started my own business that lets me travel as much as I want.

Since then, I've travelled to over 30 countries and I'm passionate about helping people see as much of the world for as little as possible.


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The Best & Insanely Cheap Rand-Friendly Destinations for South Africans

Dust off your suitcases and kickstart your travel plans to one of these cheap rand-friendly destinations from South Africa!


Staying at Teniqua Treetops in Knysna

You don’t have to ask me twice to stay in a freaking treehouse in the middle of a forest! Here’s my review on Teniqua Treetops in Knysna!

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Luang Prabang

14 Amazingly Unique Things to Do in Luang Prabang (An Expat’s Guide)

There are tons of incredible things to do in Luang Prabang, but if you want to get off the beaten track, here’s some advice from an expat!


The Perfect Itinerary for an Epic South Africa Road Trip

South Africa is one of the top road trip destinations in the world. From Kruger to the Garden Route, here’s how to see the best of SA!


Staying at One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel in Hermanus

One Marine Drive is a beautiful five-star hotel in Hermanus. It’s the best place to stay for a weekend of luxury, whale watching & wine!

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How to Photograph the Milky Way (Step by Step!)

What if I told you that you’re capable of planning, shooting and editing incredible photos of the Milky Way? Here’s a complete step-by-step guide!

How To Visit The Vatican (A Massive Travel Guide)

If you want to visit the Vatican, plan ahead. It houses one of the largest private art collections in the world and there’s a lot to see!

The Best Time to Visit Malawi

With two distinct seasons that offer very different experiences for travellers, you need to plan your trip to Malawi around the weather.


One Day in Athens: The Perfect Itinerary for History Lovers

Only have one day in Athens? No problem! Here’s my detailed Athens in a day itinerary that will take you past some of the city’s top sights!

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