Destinations

Places to see!

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 […]

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Through My Lens: A Photo Essay

If you happen to have a stopover in Abu Dhabi, you absolutely must visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. It is the most beautiful mosque we’ve ever seen so far. Both the inside and the outside of this mosque are absolutely incredible. It’s an architectural marvel and totally photogenic. We actually stopped over in Abu […]

Our 6-day Example Itinerary for the Spectacular Kingdom of Jordan

Although I had seen numerous photos of Petra before, I wasn’t too sure what to expect from the rest of Jordan. We planned our trip to Jordan last minute, to fill in the 6 days we had spare before beginning our Ugandan safari. But Jordan really surprised us. It’s an amazing country and we never […]

Petra Through My Lens: A Photo Essay

The ancient city of Petra (also known as the Rose City) is the most famous archaeological site in Jordan and the most visited attraction in the country. It’s also a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Petra has been on our bucket list for a while and […]

How to Spend a 24-hour Stopover in Abu-Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is the country’s second biggest city after the more popular Dubai. In recent years it has followed in Dubai’s footsteps in becoming a great stopover city for visitors travelling via the middle east. This is because Etihad Airways (which is based in Abu Dhabi) now flies […]

A Quick City Guide to Battambang, Cambodia

Battambang, the second largest city in Cambodia is a charming city located on the banks of the Sangkae River. Although it’s just a few hours from Siem Reap, it doesn’t seem to attract that many tourists. Most decide to head straight to Siem Reap, or if they do visit Battambang, they only give it a […]

1 2 3 4 5 18