The no-fluff guide to packing for a trip to Africa. A list I wrote after six months of traveling the continent by myself through Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, DR Congo, and Tanzania.
After an action-packed week in Diani Beach, I was wondering if visiting Uganda was even worth the long bus trip. I based myself in Kampala for two weeks before my feet began feeling restless again. My budget was slowly fading away, and while the thought of gorilla trekking fascinated me, doing it in Uganda was way out of my budget. But I knew I wanted to do somethin[...]
I’m not a huge fan of African capital cities. I usually find them busy and noisy and I would much rather be anywhere else. But Kampala was different and I really think everyone should include this compelling capital on their Uganda itinerary. IThe insane boda-bodas zig-zagging their way through the merciless traffic, the crazy nightlife, the never-ending aisles of[...]