Central Europe
Best Spots to Visit in Central Europe.

The Americas may hold some powerful and intriguing nations, and Asia is definitely incredibly diverse and interesting, but when it comes to beauty, Europe remains incomparable. If you’re planning that much-anticipated trip,…

Tropical Island
I’m craving a tropical island getaway, are you?

I imagine I’m not alone when I say that I’m restless. Not only emotionally after a year and a half of adjusted living, working from home, not seeing enough of my friends…

Penguins can’t get enough to eat.

When one of South Africa’s worst environmental disasters unfolded 21 years ago, Lauren Waller made her way to the Salt River warehouse in Cape Town, donned rubber gloves and volunteered to help…

Hiking Trail
The World’s Best Hiking Destinations.

This planet is endlessly beautiful and travelling around it and exploring its extraordinary scenery is the dream of many. That is why it’s worth taking a leap of faith and getting out…

The benefits of travel for a woman.

I was recently asked what the benefits of travel are for a woman? My answer. Beyond the joys of destination discovery and adventure, travel helps you to get to know yourself better,…

10 Unforgettable Things to Do in Phoenix.

Phoenix, also known as the ‘Valley of the Sun’ is the capital of the southwestern US state of Arizona. A bustling city in the middle of the desert with temperatures that hover…

6 Reasons to Go Kayaking on Your Next Trip.

As we seek distractions from our busy lives, new ways to exercise, relax and unwind, as well as hobbies with a low environmental impact, kayaking is becoming increasingly popular. Especially if you…

5 Wonderful Golf Holiday Destinations.

Golf is one of those incredible activities that act as both a hobby and a sport all in one, although admittedly my experience has always been social and involved the welcome guidance…


Dawn Bradnick Jorgensen
My latest travel video below.

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

Botswana Tourism has launched an evocative 'Stay Home, Travel Tomorrow' campaign and allowed me to s…

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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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