Travelling from South Africa to Zambia by Bus

Here is some practical information for travelling from South Africa to Zambia by bus. Pack some patience for the trip!

A Dead-End Called Dar es Salaam

Travelling to Dar is pretty straightforward but getting away is challenging unless you want to spend a lot of money on flights or ride the potholed roads on crappy buses.

Nose-picking in Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam is easy to walk and does not feel like a really African city except in one thing: public nose-picking.

Kenya: Surprisingly Expensive For Mzungu

Kenya can be surprisingly expensive for mzungus, the white people. We got scammed by Solomon, the owner of Ndoto Apartments in Ukunda, Diani Beach, Kenya.

Happy Next Gregorian Year (Q4/10)

New quarterly newsletter is out: Happy Next Gregorian Year (Q4/10)

Season's Greetings

Season's Greetings card 2010 by global nomads Päivi & Santeri.

Virtual Matatu Ride In Mombasa, Kenya

Join us on a virtual matatu ride. This video was filmed in Mombasa, Kenya.

Greece: Life in the Middle of the Crisis

Living in the middle of the crisis in Greece. The general price level was a surprise, especially as the wages are very low. We stopped by in Greece for a few weeks before heading to the south and witnessed life in the middle of the financial crisis.

The BookMooch Experience

Considering the site's code of ethics, practices of BookMooch administration and the outcome of our test run, we are not able to recommend BookMooch.

Goodbye Europe (Q3/10)

We have posted our latest quarterly newsletter to all subscribers: Päivi & Santeri quarterly newsletter Goodbye Europe (Q3/10) .