A Complete Itinerary From Kenya To Burundi

Planning a trip from Nairobi, Kenya to Bujumbura, Burundi This journey is for anyone that has a minimum of two weeks to spare. I am aware that most people cannot afford to take 2 weeks off their busy schedule and therefore I would recommend skipping some places. I certainly cannot tell you what to skip because everyone…

5 Things You Did Not Know About Africa

Every Thursday  I conduct a poll quiz on my instagram stories asking my audience questions based on the Africa. This is the second week and the engagement has been awesome with some asking me to do it often.  I decided that I will be posting a blog post based on how the audience performs. This…

The True reality of saving money to travel

A post shared by Winnie Rioba | travel vlogger (@justrioba) on May 12, 2018 at 6:49am PDT Is social media setting unrealistic travel goals? Travel costs money and whether you find it expensive or you don’t isn’t the point here. The point is travel costs money.  It’s also true that most people I know in…

The Best Travel Apps For Travelers On A Budget

Traveling requires a lot of planning especially if you are a solo traveler. Is it not a good thing then that we have travel apps that make our life on the road easier? The following are apps that I have used personally when traveling.  They are free and available both on IOS and android. 1.Trip…

The Weird Questions Immigration Officers Ask

Sadly, even with a visa and the right documents, immigration officers have the power to break your trip. Most of the times they ask straightforward questions and passing through them is a breeze. Some simple common questions immigration officers ask are: What is the purpose of your visit? How long do you intend to stay?…

16 Things To Pack When Staying In A Hostel

It’s less than two weeks before I go backpacking West Africa and naturally my feelings are all over the place. I am planning to stay in hostels although I am not sure if I will find decent ones in West Africa.  Hostels are way different from hotels and there are things that you must carry…

Things to Know before booking a Hostel

Are you looking to start traveling on a budget? Do you find hotels too expensive? Well, hostels are your best bet if you’ve answered yes to both questions. Hostel dorms can be as low as 10 USD per person. In a few weeks, I will be backpacking West African countries. If I may go by…