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How to Travel Between Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda by Bus

Traveling between Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda by bus is pretty straightforward. One bus takes you all the way. No transfers are required. The trip takes 12-14 hours. Day and night buses are available. In this guide, I outline buying tickets, pricing, bus schedules, ticketing office locations, luggage, safety, and more. I will also explain …

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How to Visit Kibera Slum For Free Without a Tour

Several companies sell tours of Kibera for around $30 per person. You can easily visit the slum independently for free. No guide is necessary. This guide explains, step-by-step, how to tour Kibera slum for free. It includes info on transportation, safety, things to do, and more.  A Bit of Info About Kibera Kibera is a …

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How to Safari in Kenya for Less Than $200: Massai Mara on a Budget

A safari is one travel experience that’s on almost every traveler’s bucket list. Many people have the idea that a safari costs thousands of dollars and has to be a luxury experience. Luckily this is not the case. This guide explains, step-by-step, how to go on a safari in the Maasai Mara in Kenya and …

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How to Travel from Addis Ababa to Nairobi by Bus

In this guide, I explain how to travel overland from Addis Ababa to Nairobi by bus. This trip can be made in 2 days. I highly recommend you schedule an extra rest day somewhere along the way as the buses hot, uncomfortable, and sometimes unreliable. I broke the journey up by visiting the Omo Valley …

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Maasai Mara Vs. Serengeti: Where is the Best African Safari?

Maasai Mara and Serengeti are two of the most popular game parks in all of Africa. Even though the parks are just across the border from each other, the safari experience is quite different. In this article, I list the pros and cons of going on a safari in the Maasai Mara Vs. the Serengeti. …

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