Something terrible happened last December… I got sick, twice! I had two pretty nasty bacterial infections that wore down my defences and also my ability to digest lactose. Yes, I became lactose intolerant. For someone who things that cheese is pretty much the best thing in the world, this was devastating. I wasn’t even aware that it’s possible to develop such an allergy. It is, so stay healthy! Luckily for me, Ethiopia is one of, if not the best country in Africa for someone
A lot of people think that once you’ve been on safari, that’s it; a tick in the box. But what delights me about Kenya’s National Parks is their stunning diversity and their ability to surprise you in the most unexpected ways. Yes, there’s the kind of safari that everyone dreams about – the Masai Mara with its wide open plains punctuated by acacia trees and inconceivable numbers of grazing animals. This kind of safari satisfies the dreams we conjured up as children after watch
My experience in Ethiopia Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world. I knew that when I chose to live here. I knew I’d be faced with poverty every single day. Ethiopia is also one of the fastest-growing countries in the world (over 10% in 2014), which means that there’s a growing inequality. When I was living in Kenya poverty wasn’t so visible on the streets. In districts like Karen and Westlands, shiny malls and presidential-sized houses dominate. The poor are co
The Seychelles isn’t known as a budget destination. Quite the opposite. It’s a ‘go all out’ destination of a lifetime. But what most people don’t know is that it doesn’t have to be. Special Offers The Seychelles is outside of the cyclone belt in the Indian Ocean, but remember, it’s still a bunch of tropical islands and downpours can happen at almost any time of the year. So weather-wise there isn’t a conventional high and low season, but you will find more tourists around the
I'm Hannah - a communications consultant and avid traveller, based in Juba, South Sudan.
I hope that my travel exploits inspire you to get out there and see the world!