Arimo Travels

A 26-year-old Finnish man on a 2-year trip around the world. Travel tips, experiences and bad jokes.

Category: Africa

Is Cairo Safe to Travel? – Safety Situation in 2018

Is Cairo safe to travel right now? What about the rest of Egypt? Read official information and my personal experiences about travel safety in Egypt.

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Visiting Cairo in 2018

Visiting Cairo in 2018 – What is it like to visit Egypt right now? This blog post is a summary of my travel experiences and impressions.

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Traveling in Africa on Public Transport

Independent overland travel in Africa – what is it like to travel in Africa on public transport? This blog post sums up my experiences from my journey.

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Random Country in Africa (Destination Generator)

Do you want to visit a random country in Africa? This random country picker chooses you a random destination in Africa.

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How Drawing a Random Circle on a Beach Ball Sent Me to Kenya

Before starting my 2-year trip around the world, I decided to pick a completely random destination for my route. Here’s what happened after that.

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Train from Zambia to Tanzania

The TAZARA train from Zambia to Tanzania is one of the most famous and popular train routes in Africa. Here are my tips experiences from the 2-day train journey.

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Visiting Victoria Falls in February

Visiting Victoria Falls in February – What is it like to experience Victoria Falls during the rain season? This blog post sums up my experience of visiting Victoria Falls in February.

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Crossing from South Africa to Zimbabwe on a Bus (Visa on Arrival)

How can you cross from South Africa to Zimbabwe on a bus? Can you get a Visa on Arrival at Beitbridge border crossing if you travel with Greyhound or some other bus company?

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How My One Week in South Africa Turned into a Month

When I arrived in South Africa, I planned to stay here for a week. That was one month ago, and I’m still here.

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Visiting Makapan’s Caves in Mokopane, South Africa

Makapan Valley World Heritage Site (Makapansgat) is a archeological site in Limpopo, northern South Africa. Here’s how you can visit Makapan’s Caves from Mokopane.

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