Adventure

White Water Rafting on the Rio Balsa

“When would I get this opportunity again?” – Life is all about experiences, and white water rafting certainly is an experience. It always seemed scary and very...

Gravity Falls Canyoning with Desafio Adventures

It was going to be a day of daredevil adventure; climbing up and jumping off waterfalls, then hurtling down white water rapids like the wild, extreme daredevil travellers we are....

Ngorongoro Crater

Blindly following the dirt track, the thick veil of cloud slowly thinned as we crept to the edge of Ngorongoro Crater. Other vehicles eventually came into focus as we started to...

The Four Seasons Serengeti: Paradise Found

I knew I’d love the Four Seasons Serengeti because it’s just like another thing I love: disaster movies. I’m talking about a certain type of movie, like ‘The Martian’ or...

Governor’s Balloon Safaris

Being woken at 2:30am is always disorientating. Being woken by a Masai warrior doesn’t help the situation. Climbing into a giant wicker basket under an enormous balloon on...

Lion encounters in the Masai Mara

Kenya Safari Adventures with Julia’s River Camp: Part 2 I’m sitting at a picnic table. Behind me are the sprawling and beautiful plains of Kenya’s Masai Mara. In front of...

Kenya Safari Adventures with Julia’s river Camp

Part 1: Flying into the Great Migration It had been 20 minutes since we’d our twin propeller passed over the great rifts that separates modern Kenya and the timeless Masai Mara....

Our Essential Africa Itinerary

So far our blog has explored Europe, Northern and Central America, the Middle East and even Australia. 3 months ago, we decided it was time to explore a continent that we knew...

Finding Wifi in the Heart of Tanzania at Acacia Farm Lodge

We landed in Nairobi before first light and by sundown we had kissed giraffes and hugged baby elephants, flown over the Masai Mara, and stood at the centre of the great migration....

Out of Office …I mean Africa

The World in a Weekend team are currently Out Of Office Africa at Julia’s River Camp in the Masai Mara in Kenya and so won’t be able to post our regular bi-weekly...