5 misconceptions about travelling to Africa

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Africa has been on my bucket list for ages, but I always seem to find an excuse not to go. It’s too hard to get to! It’s dangerous! Etc etc. Fortunately for me (and you), I have the Africa-savvy Erin from The Hiatus Collective to share with you her tips and dispel all those misconceptions! […]

Dark Tourism: Challenging but important places to visit

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For me, travel isn’t just about relaxation and comfort. It’s about learning, challenging yourself and discovering more about the world we live in. It’s easy to gloss over a country’s tragic past by sipping $5 cocktails at the hotel pool, but I think it’s important we visit these historical sites to learn from our past. […]

8 Reasons to Love Cambodia

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Hello! I’m Tara Mathews from food and travel blog vegeTARAian and I’m honoured to post for Love Swah readers a little something from my recent travels. As someone with a deep love of Southeast Asia, l wanted to share some reasons why you should add Cambodia to your travel wish list. I hope some or […]

Travel Tips For Visiting Developing Countries

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I have had so many amazing, life changing experiences in developing countries that I wouldn’t change for the world. Some of these experiences were quite confronting at the time (hello Chinese squat toilets!) but they are the very reason why I travel – to challenge myself, to learn and to experience new and amazing things. If your […]