5 misconceptions about travelling to Africa


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


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


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


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 […]