Nduli Farm Life: East London, South Africa

For 10 days, Matt and I worked on a self-sustainable farm outside of East London, South Africa. We found this farm on Workaway, and had the educational but chilled experience we were hoping for. The owners, Vaughn and Pi, bought this hearty block of land after traveling the world and have been working hard to …

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Budget Travel Guide to Cape Town, South Africa

How to visit Cape Town on a budget, while traveling in South Africa. In just one short week, Cape Town catapulted itself to the top of my favorite cities list. It has gorgeous beaches, amazing hikes, delicious food, interesting animals, friendly people, and it's overall very affordable. I even managed to fit in wine tastings …

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Learning Permaculture in the South African Forest

The last week at Pachamama Forest Retreat has been my first true off-the-grid living experience. This little, self-sustainable community lies amidst the towering trees of indigineous forest outside Knysna, South Africa. Through eco-friendly technologies and the dedication of each person here, Pachamama exists to create a nourishing relationship between humans and the Earth. People work …

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Important Things To Know Before Traveling To Morocco

Cultural insights and tips that every budget traveler in Morocco should know. From the native Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains, to the rippling sand dunes of the Sahara Desert, to the madness of the Medinas and marketplaces, Morocco is diverse in landscape and rich in culture. Moroccan life can seem a bit chaotic to …

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Budget Travel Guide To Imlil, Morocco

The charming little town of Imlil is the perfect gateway to the Atlas Mountains. It’s easy to access from Marrakech, is a convenient starting point for many treks, and it can be super affordable. For someone like me, who loves nature and budget travel, and who has been living in the crazy city of Marrakech …

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13 Awesome Things To Do In Marrakech

Ways for budget travelers to embrace the Moroccan culture while visiting Marrakech. Very few travelers visit Morocco without stopping in Marrakech. Although it’s not the capital (Rabat is), it’s the most popular city for tourists to visit. Marrakech is conveniently located in the center of the country, so it’s a great place to base yourself …

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Budget Travel Guide to Essaouira, Morocco

The best things to do in Essaouira, Morocco, on a budget. Previously known as "Mogador", and currently known as the "Windy City of Morocco", Essaouira is the perfect escape from the heat and chaos of Marrakech. It has a rich history dating back to the Middle Ages, and has withstood attempts at colonization from Portugal, …

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