Reunion Island
An Adventurer’s Guide to Reunion Island.

A destination that left me yearning for more. Found off the east coast of Africa, with Mauritius and Madagascar its closest neighbours, Reunion Island is a Department of France, with the laid…

*WIN* Gonana Guest House Giveaway.

Gorona Guest House Giveaway To One Lucky Reader In collaboration with Gonana Guesthouse, The Incidental Tourist. A Conscious Travel Blog. is pleased to offer you the opportunity to WIN a Bed & Breakfast Stay at…

How To Travel Safely During The Pandemic.

Travelling, previously a fun and easy experience has become comparatively challenging in the past months, with the coronavirus impacting our lives in multiple ways. As we gradually adjust to the new environment…

Water Experiences Africa
Five Must Have African Water Experiences.

Leonardo da Vinci said ‘water is the driving force of all nature’ and nowhere is that more true than in Africa. Yet despite the fear of drought and ongoing prayers for rain…

Berlin
Berlin. Walking & Cycling Germany’s Iconic City.

Berlin, the greatest cultural extravaganza that one could imagine. — David Bowie, Singer, 1970s These days the divide is no longer obvious. The Berlin Wall is down and freedom reigns in the…

Healing Holidays Destinations
Healing Holidays Destinations Around The World.

The noise, chaos, and momentum of our everyday lives can leave us with a yearning to seek out a path of self-discovery. A desire to heal, rejuvenate, and energise our body and…

The Six Magical Regions of the World.

As part of my Magical Places of the world series, I introduce the various regions of the world – Africa, Antartica, Asia, Europe South and North America and Oceania. What a beautiful…

Zanzibar. East Africa’s Spice Island. Tanzania.

The Zanzibar archipelago off the coast of East Africa’s United Republic of Tanzania is all about turquoise lagoons, soft sandy beaches, delectable cuisine, and strong cultural traditions. Also known as the Spice…

Reasons To Always Get Travel Insurance.

Given the Covid-19 pandemic and changed world, travel requires added precaution these days with a lot more to consider when planning a trips. With your flight booked, masks and sanitisers on hand,…

A Guide to Whale Watching in South Africa.

Annually, southern right whales migrate from the freezing feeding grounds of Antarctica to warmer waters, reaching the South African coastline by about June, and staying through to November. During this time the…

Tips For Travelling Safely With Your Pets.

For most of us the best trips are the ones we take with the entire family, including our beloved pets. Especially as we re-emerge into the world with little travel breakaways to…


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Botswana Tourism launched a Stay Home, travel tomorrow Campaign Video.

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The Incidental Tourist is a Personal Travel Blog of a conscious traveller with a deep love for Africa, its people and the environment.

Here I bring you narratives, stories, video and photographs from my travels around the globe, including accounts of gorilla trekking in Uganda, tree planting in Zambia, turtle rescue in Kenya, setting up temporary home in Lisbon, accommodation and restaurant reviews, as well as details of the conservation efforts that I support.

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