Stuff to Help you on your Adventures...
Gear and tip ideas from our wisdom gained during life on adventures, in the environment and cultures of others.
We have been fortunate over the years to have met some amazing people and had some incredible experiences. We have learnt much through these things like what gear to use for what situation, nifty solutions to make life easier and things to look out for along the way. This is our way of humbly sharing our opinions and ideas in response to questions we frequently get asked. We hope they help!
Like anything else, overland packing comes in all shapes and sizes. This blog intends to help you decide what to take and where to fit it on your own Overland adventure. In addition, it tells you how to get our FREE overland packing list! You don’t need to pack like this to fit!read more
Its true, crossing African land borders is a pain. BUT alike all things, if handled in the right manner, the rough experience can be smoothed out significantly. In this, our most useful overland tip blog yet, we provide insights on how to cross Africa the easy way.read more
Its chaotic and frequently nerve-wracking but it works. Driving in Africa is unlike driving in the rest of the world, working off an unwritten set of Africanised “Rules.” This article is a colloquial attempt to characterise the craziness to help you get through it unscathed.read more
Minimalism. It’s a simple concept but one that is usually associated with hippies. This blog discusses how we have used this concept to successfully fit our lives into a Suzuki Jimny and its application in life and travel. It offers tips for how to think light to shed your worries.read more
As with many things, Big City life in Kigali is not what it first appears. From overwhelming to inviting, our time spent with our gracious host Fabrice in his home, culture and city has taught us much.read more
Lifelines is probably the most important blog we have written to date. It discusses our view on emergency backup plans which have been bred into us the hard way, through the school of hard rocks. Its aim is to help you learn from our mistakes and provide tips to help you enjoy the wild safely.read more
Are you an avid adventurer or traveller looking for a photography kit to match your lifestyle and epic plans… If so this was written for you. It is the tried and tested results of much research and many conversations to find a photography system to meet the variable demands of our lifestyle.read more