I saw lots of post here which people telling they travelled Namibia with 2×4 car and it was perfectly ok.
I will love to know the specific type of car they reffer to?
It was mini, average economic or high semi suv (like nissan Qashqai)?
Hi - I am an adventurous and experienced traveler but I am also an older woman traveling alone. It looks like they have lifted many restrictions and most people who go there are doing ok. I am not a fearful person but I am wondering about the general atmosphere and if I would be presumptuous about exploring places on my own. I am used to jumping on public transportation and getting to sites independently. I do not drive and do not have the budget or desire to go with a guide. Would this attitude and approach be unrealistic, though, in Ethiopia? Thanks!
I heard of fresh travel advisory and anti-govt protests. Is it safe to visit in the next 2 months? I heard even Lalibela is unsafe now in the news. Can someone confirm or let me know the ground reality? Thanks!
I am planning to drive through to Swakopmund from Johannesburg in December but am not sure whether its better to travel through Botswana (which seems to be the shorter route at 17h35mins) or through the bottom of Namibia at 20h10mins)...
Can anyone advise on the better route and give some suggestions with regards to where one can overnight?
Your feedback would be greatly appreciated as we are feeling a little "lost" at the moment and still need to book accommodation along the route...
Home everyone I'm off to Uganda on Thursday. We will be mainly in Kampala and will spend a few days in Gulu. Back on Monday 12th so very short trip. Any tips for a first time visitor I am feeling rather anxious about the trip....
Thank you : )
Want to pick a car up tin Tangier (possibly downtown, or airport if necessary) and return it to Marrakesh nine days later. Does anyone have any suggestions as to a rental agency? Am I best to return it to the Marrakesh airport to avoid driving in the city? Thanks
We're thinking of buying a second hand car in Cape Town, for travel with it all over South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.
Is anyone know how it work in the aspect of ownership transfer as tourist?
Is there mandatory insurance that we need to have?
I am planning to visit Tunisia this spring. I will be traveling from the USA. The CDC recommends Typhoid and Hep A vaccines. Is this mandatory?
How hard is it to find working ATM's in Dakar airport and Saly?
Are euros accepted in hotels/restaurants in case credit cards aren't?
Where can I get info on a guide that are willing t take us to nature reserves close to Nairobi with his/her own car & who can recommend accommodation closeby reserves?
what do i need traveling from usa
So my partner and I are planning ahead for budget for a trip to cape town in Oct 17. We are looking to do 10 days all in all however 1 night stay @ Safari tour
We would like to know some recommendations on the best, yet affordable safari trips, how close are they to Cape town?
A lady i work with is from Johberg and has family in Cape town and has advised to hire a vehicle and to be careful of public transport, how safe is public transport? And will we need to hire a car?
We are planning to on seeing / doing the majority of the attractions, a safari trip, whale / Shark watch and also a wine tour - Any recommendations on the best value for money trips?
Open to other suggestions on things to do.
If we are able to spend 1 night on safari trip, we will be looking for 9 nights in a hotel / B&B in Cape Town, Not looking for anything 4 star however needs to be livable for the 9 days!
Look forward to reading your answers :)
Are there left luggage facilities at Cairo Airport terminal 3?
What are the most reliable car rental agencies in Casablanca?
I was in in Cairo in 2006 and really trying to remember this place that I was at. I'll try to describe it the best that I can. Any help would be greatly appreciated. At the time I was looking for a place to go dancing. I got into a cab in Cairo near the nile and tried to explain to the cab driver that I wanted to go to a place for dancing and that had women. He didnt know much English so he ended up taking me this (what appeared to be) low key hotel that had a room with belly dancing. I do remember that the hotel was fairly close to the pyramids. I should note that this was at night so I'll try my best to explain the area and place. The place he took me was on a smaller street, almost like a side street, that intersected into one of the bigger main roads. The hotel didnt seem like it had a lot of floors, and I cant even tell you if it was a functioning "hotel with guests" but when you go into the lobby from the main entrance the front desk was on the left as soon as you walk in. There was also an open staircase that led up to a second level balcony where there was the room with the belly dancing. From the staircase and balcony, outside the belly dancing room, you could look out over the lobby and see the front desk which was almost directly across from the balcony. I remember this area well because Im pretty sure the cab driver took me to a sketchy place to try and rip me off. Once we were seated in the room with belly dancing, a tray of food came out that I didnt order and the cab driver tried to stick me with the bill. I got pretty upset and walked out to that balcony area and started arguing with the driver over the issue. Next thing I know there are 5 or 6 guys up there almost surrounding me probably because I'm being loud at this point. Well the situation calmed down and the driver wanted to try and make it better so he took me to another room in the same hotel the had almost like a night club, I was still somewhat heated over the situation so I can't remember what the room looked like exactly but I do remember we took an elevator to get to it. So this hotel had one room for belly dancing and another room that could have been a club of some sort. Again, this driver starts to try and get money from me so I say skip this and just walked out. My line of thinking was that I'd just walk down this side road back to the main road and get another cab. As I'm walking down the street towards the main road I remember passing the hotel parking lot to the left. He then pulls up behind with his cab. He knows I'm really angry at this point but he insists that I get in so he can take me back to my hotel. I got back in and he took me back to my hotel where we argued in them cab for probably a half hour. It was all dumb on my part, I know. I could have easily come up missing. I just really want to remember this place that I was at. SO could anyone throw out some suggestions as to what this hotel was called?
Close to the pyramids.
On a side street that connected to a busy main street.
Had a belly dancing room and another club type room.
The room with belly dancing was on a 2nd level balcony that overlooked the lobby
Seemed really low key place that didnt have any other Americans in it.
Oh, and I think we actually entered the belly dancing room from a back door that led to a parking lot, not the lobby.
Thank you for your help!
Which cruise liner would you recommend for cruising the Nile. I know that the Dolphin Nile is out dated and looking for something better please. Any advise
My husband and I are traveling to Egypt from the US in late December (for a 1 week stay), but we haven't booked our hotels yet. We're looking to relax at a high end resort for a several days but also take in some of the popular tourist attractions (pyramids, Sphinx, cruise the Nile).
We fly into Cairo. Are we better off staying at a luxury resort in another city and taking an excursion trip into Cairo to see the sights? Or are there good luxury resort options in Cairo?
Is there any beach area where one can stay and experience nudity in Seychelles ?
I am planning a trip to Tunisia this spring. What sites are good for booking my flight? Also, any and all advice about Tunisia is appreciated. I've never been there.
Is there any shop of belly dance costumes in Cairo Airport?
I will transit airline in Egypt for very short time like 1hour and half. Please help to find out :-)
I was excited to know I could get a ferry from Tarifa or Barcelona to Tangiers, but having researched it, it appears that I will have to negotiate an expensive 28 mile journey to the town from the new port at Tanger Med. Perhaps I should abadon the idea?
We have three days to spend on the Red Sea and would like to spend it in the best snorkeling area. We're not looking for night life just the nicest snorkeling area. Any ideas? Thanks
In Paul Bowles' "A Sheltering Sky" (with which I am working for a project) characters travel from Oran to Boussif by train.
Is there, or has there ever been, such a service? I am having a difficult time finding a real-life reference to one. If there is or was a route, I am very keen to map it.
Thank you for any help you could offer me. It's time sensitive.
My wife and I have been driving a small car from Japan and heading to Africa.
We want to go from Egypt to Europe, when we go back to Japan.
Is there a ferry or cargo ship from Egypt to Europe?
I would like to know the best/economic way to reach Malindi airport from our Hotel at Diani beach(Neptune village beach&resort).we are family x 3persons adults.
Thank you very luch for help
Hi which is best SIM card data SIM card no calls
I need it only for 3G
Hi, I travelled to Algerian earlier this year to meet my partner's family, had so much to do that on my way back I didn't have enough time to convert the dinar I had back to pounds. I thought it would be easy to change it back when I get back to the UK but it turns out it's impossible to get it exchange here as everywhere I go they tell me they can't exchange Algerian dinar for some odd reason.
So I'm wondering has anyone else ever been in this situation and if there's a way to get pounds for my dinar within the UK or if anyone travelling to Algeria soon would like to buy it from me?
Thanks, any help is extremely appreciated.
planning a working holiday soon in S/A, would start in cape town to johannesburg,& maybe mid east coast to joesburg,driving tips & areas to avoid please
am travelling to Mauritius during this xmas and new year eve with my family where in i have a child of 12yrs. i want to know between balaclava and calodyne which is the best place to stay from the accessibility , market, shopping, restaurants and water sports activity point of view.
i am planning to visit egypt in december with my parents and wife.we will be staying for 10-12 days. please suggest itinerary for cairo aswan luxor and hurdhaga.please include all must see places and overland travel.i dont like to take all inclusive tour packages.i love to plan and travel myself.is it possible to tour economically this way in egypt or i must have to take tour package from agency!! is it possible to buy train tickets or arrange car and guide individually in each places from hotel or from other good options.please help folks.thanx in advance. :)