Safari: Samburu

Given that we'd spent almost 10 days in Tanzania, when we were planning our trip we thought we'd then head to Kenya and go on Safari from Nairobi. As we figured it would be a long time, if ever, until we visited Kenya again, we decided to make the most of it and booked an... Continue Reading →

Rich’s Beers of the World: Tanzania

Beer: Kilimanjaro Premium Lager (Sab Miller AB) Brewed in: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania Type: Pale Lager Thoughts: After a sucessful 6 day hike up (and down) Mount Kilimanjaro, it only felt right to relax with a beer named after the mountain. It was served in a cold bottle, whilst our group sat on sofas outside... Continue Reading →

Kilimanjaro – day 1 to day 3

Well guys, we did it! We climbed 5895 m to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. It took us 6 days and a lot of grit and determination, but we got to meet some amazing people, and it was an incredible experience for us (although probably not one we'll soon repeat 😂). We flew from London... Continue Reading →

Some Thoughts From Richard

"How are you feeling?" / "Are you excited?" Over the past few months I've lost count of how many times I've been asked those questions. I've been asked them by everyone including close family, to caring friends and curious coworkers, and every time I have struggled to answer. Not because the answer is a special... Continue Reading →

And so the Adventure Begins

As I sit here waiting to leave for the airport, I am thinking of one of my favourite books from my childhood - Oh, the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss. Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to great places! You're off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in... Continue Reading →

New Year, Past and Present

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! As I sit snuggled up on the couch after another great New Year (feeling slightly worse for wear), I'm thinking that it just might be one of my favourite holidays. I've had so many great experiences with so many different people over the years that make up some of the best... Continue Reading →

Portugal: Faro and the Algarve region

Remember this post a little while ago about budget airlines and how annoying they can be? Well, they definitely haven't gotten any less annoying; although, we have just recently had a free holiday off them because of their horrible planning, so there is that! My sister recently came for a visit (which if the inspiration... Continue Reading →

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