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Our Two-Week Self-Drive Itinerary in Namibia

Namibia is a country that we hadn’t heard much about until recently. Some friends visited Namibia a few years ago and came back raving about it but since then it’s also become quite popular on social media. The pictures we saw of Namibia’s incredible looking sand dunes, sprawling deserts and beautiful wildlife really made us […]

Our Tips for Stress-free Self-driving in Namibia

We found self-driving in Namibia to be quite straight forward and we’d highly recommend self-driving in Namibia to anyone who is visiting this beautiful country. Having the freedom to go wherever you like, whenever you like is a huge improvement over taking an organised tour or having someone drive you around. That being said, there […]

Our 5 Days Itinerary to the Garden Route, South Africa

South Africa is full of breathtaking places to visit and the Garden Route is one area of this country that attracts a boatload of visitors annually. Not only do locals flock there for their holidays and weekends away but it’s incredibly popular with overseas visitors; and rightly so, because the scenery along the Garden Route […]

10 Reasons Why We Loved Cape Town

Cape Town is one of those cities that I have been wanting to visit for quite some time. Every time I saw photos of it, I longed to be there and enjoy those incredible views in person. So once we booked our tickets, I was absolutely thrilled that we were finally going to visit this […]

Hiking The Platteklip Gorge Route, Cape Town

The iconic Table Mountain is as incredible from the air as it is from the ground. As we landed in Cape Town, I couldn’t contain my excitement when we finally saw it. Table Mountain is Cape Town’s number one attraction and it’s just incredibly beautiful. We were lucky enough to have a fantastic view of […]

Our Lion Tracking Experience in the Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda is a great place for game drives. There, you’ll find all sorts of wildlife, including one of our favourites, the lions. Lions are the most majestic animals found in Uganda’s savanna and it’s a real treat when you can finally get up close enough to see them in action. […]

8 Great Wineries to Visit Near Cape Town

If you’ve been reading Free Two Roam for a while then you’ll know that we both love wine! In fact, we may like it a little too much (especially me, well we all have our flaws!). At home, we visit many wineries, as we’re lucky to live so close to some of the best wineries […]

Our 10-day Uganda Itinerary For the Best Wildlife Sightings

If you think you can only do decent game drives in Tanzania, Kenya or South Africa, then think again! Uganda is more renowned for its gorilla trekking but it is definitely not lacking in other animals. Like most people, the main reason for our Uganda trip was the mountain gorilla trekking. But we were pleasantly […]

Should you do the Habituation or the Trekking Experience in Uganda?

On our recent trip to Uganda we booked an itinerary that included several primate experiences, along with some additional safari game drives. While we had an amazing time, one thing that tripped us up was that we didn’t fully appreciate what primate habituation experiences were. We chose an itinerary that had three separate habituation experiences. […]

Is the Gorilla Habituation Experience In Uganda Worth the Money?

Mountain Gorillas are some of the most impressive and beautiful creatures on earth. Unfortunately they are also under threat of extinction, having been hunted by poachers and affected by deforestation. There are only a few places where you can experience these animals up close in the wild and Uganda is one of those places. Where […]

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