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Uganda is a safe country for travelers to visit. It is a relatively peaceful country. The people are friendly and welcoming. Uganda is also politically stable. The police do a good job of keeping the peace. That said, there are some risks to be aware of. Uganda does have a high crime rate. Petty theft …

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Uganda can be a great choice for expats, digital nomads, and retirees. The country offers a low cost of living, friendly people, amazing wildlife, great weather, and a laid-back lifestyle. It’s also an exotic destination for those who are looking for something a little bit different. Of course, there are some drawbacks to consider. You …

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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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Lake Bunyonyi is a breathtakingly beautiful freshwater lake located in southwestern Uganda near the Rwanda border. This article explains, step-by-step, how to visit beautiful Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda. I’ll explain transportation, things to do, safety, accommodation, and more. Lake Bunyonyi is an incredibly friendly and easy place to visit on your own. No tour is required. …

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Many companies sell two day, one night tours to Sipi Falls from Kampala for about $100. The trip can easily be done independently for less than half of that price including food, accommodation, and transportation. This guide explains how to visit Sipi Falls from Kampala. It outlines minibus transportation, where to stay, and how to …

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Traveling by bus between Kampala and Kigali is pretty straightforward. One bus will take you all the way. No transfers required. The journey takes about 9 hours and can be made during the day or overnight. In this guide, I’ll outline how to buy tickets, prices, bus times, and more. I’ve made this trip a couple …

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