Acropole Hotel, Khartoum – ONLY place to stay

I’m not usually one to gush over hotels. I can count on fingers the number of places which have impressed me enough to ever mention them again. However, Acropole Hotel in Khartoum set the bar. Myself and a good friend…

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Single use plastic free travel – could you do it?

My latest trip in Egypt and Sudan was my first foray into travelling completely single use plastic free. I’ve dabbled in the past, not taken plastic bags when I don’t need to and refilled my bottle, but this has been…

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Who the heck is Charlie?

The answer to that question can be found if you keep your eyes on the road running along side the River Nile. You’ll hear the music about the same time you see a finely tuned engine whizzing by you, with…

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A lesson in Egyptian hospitality

Egypt post revolution looks to be a vastly different place. As a visitor, I don’t claim to understand the complexities and as with every political situation, there are many sides and opinions as to what the outcome might have been.…

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