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January 2018

Passport: How to apply for an Ethiopian visa in Nairobi

How to apply for an Ethiopian visa in Nairobi

Oct, 2017: Getting an Ethiopian visa from the embassy in Nairobi has a bit of a notorious reputation. At first we heard it wasn’t possible and then we heard it was possible but that it would be very painful.…

On the road north to Loiyangalani: avoid paying bribes

Police corruption in Africa: 10 ways to avoid paying bribes

Nov, 2017: Africa is an amazing continent full of stunning natural diversity, beautiful people and rich culture. It’s also a continent hamstrung by corruption. While corruption comes in many forms, by far and away our most common experience was…

Our grill master at Kapana Single Quarters in Windhoek: Best restaurants in Namibia.

Best restaurants in Namibia: a greedy eater’s guide

June, 2017: Namibia wouldn’t usually feature high in a gourmand’s itinerary but in the two weeks we spent there we had some awesome eating experiences. From simple barbecues in local markets, to Swakopmund’s brauhaus, to refined dining in a…