Why I waited four days in Paris before I visited the Eiffel Tower

Sophisticated, arrogant, beautiful, dirty, romantic... There are a lot of words people use to describe one of the most famous cities in the world and it really is a complex mix of all of them. To be honest it has never been a must see for me. I never really saw the beauty in the … Continue reading Why I waited four days in Paris before I visited the Eiffel Tower

Cape Town to Cairo complete

So I've made it to Cairo which means that I've completed the Cape Town to Cairo leg of my trip. The night of my flight from Addis to Cairo I was suddenly super excited. I was going to see the pyramids. It was like the night before a travellers Christmas. Egypt is one of the … Continue reading Cape Town to Cairo complete

The Spice Island

Zanzibar, Tanzania's and one of Africa's most famous islands, is as expected a big tourist destination and I was there around New Years, one of the busiest times of the year with holiday goers from across Africa and Europe. I caught a ferry from Dar Es Salaam to Stone Town. Due to the increasing number … Continue reading The Spice Island

Jozi, The City of Gold

Johannesburg, Joburg, Jozi or eGoli has a bad reputation. It's meant to be dirty, dangerous and chaotic, but I didn't find it as bad as people say. It's a huge city with most attractions scattered around so it was a good thing there was a city sightseeing bus like in Cape Town and I used … Continue reading Jozi, The City of Gold