Helen Davies

66 Flips | 7 Magazines | 18 Following | 31 Followers | @HelenDavies1t9l | I'm Helen, a travel blogger, tour leader and event manager! Helen in Wonderlust is an experiential travel blog aimed at those who are seeking immersive travel experiences and epic adventures at an affordable price.

Welcome to Liverpool: A Local's Guide to the City

Last week, I had the pleasure of welcoming two travel bloggers (Helene from Helene in Between and Andrea from VoloGratis.org) to my home city of …

How to Buy Travel Insurance for High Risk Destinations

“To explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man (or woman thanks very much) has gone before.” …

North Wales: A Fun & Adventurous 2-Day Itinerary

If you’re looking for a weekend of adventure in the UK, there aren’t many places better than North Wales. It’s an epic destination and even though …

When One Door Closes... On Becoming a Full-Time Travel Blogger

I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool, for love, for your dream, for the adventure of being alive. (Oriah Mountain Dreamer)<p>This time 8 …

Incredible Things To Do in Hoi An Vietnam +What to Eat & Where To Stay

The UNESCO Heritage Town of Hoi An is a must-visit on any Vietnam Itinerary. It’s quiet streets are a welcome reprieve from the chaos of the big …

Vietnam

Perched Villages of the Cote d'Azur

<b>Perched villages of the Cote d’Azur</b><p><b>French</b> <b>peculiarities</b><p>Before we get on to the perched villages of the Cote d’Azur, I would like to mention that I …

France

Things to Do in Brussels (when you only have one day)

A couple of weeks ago, I found myself in <b>Brussels</b> for a business trip!<p>I had just over 48 hours in the city and most of those would be spent a) at a …

How to Plan a Trip to Africa (in 20 easy steps)

Wondering how to plan a trip to Africa? Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Well you’ve come to the right place!<p>Whether it’s long-term backpacking or even a …

Visiting an African Tribe: What You Need To Know

<b>When I decided to travel to Africa, visiting an African tribe was one of the things I really wanted to do.</b><p>Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been …

My Top Africa Travel Tips: Everything You Need to Know

When you’re planning a trip to Africa, you will most likely come across all sorts of information.<p>The news always shows the most negative aspects of …

I Gotta Go Pee

The first time that you camp out in the wild in Africa will probably freak you <b></b>out.<p>You wake in the middle of the night and you’re lying in your tent. …

When Africa Calls

<i>“I know of a cure for everything: salt water…in one way or the other. Sweat, or tears, or the salt sea.”</i> (Karen Blixen)<p>I couldn’t stop myself from …

Where to Stay in Kenya

I’ve stayed in some wonderful places on my travels around the world. They’ve been great for various reasons, maybe because of the helpful staff, or …

Losing My Solo Travel Virginity in Africa

My favourite thing about blogging, without a doubt, is the wonderful people I meet because of it. I love getting comments and emails and and talking …

How to Travel to the Masai Mara on a Budget (under $500)

Have you ever thought about visiting the Masai Mara National Reserve but thought that it would be way out of your price range?<p>Safari holidays are …

My 5 Week Kenya and Tanzania Budget

I get a lot of emails asking about my Africa travel budget, so it’s probably about time I did one!<p>I think a lot of people are put off travelling in …

Amboseli National Park - Kenya's Most Iconic Unknown Destination

When you think of the classic safari image, what do you think of? Elephant standing in front of Kilimanjaro right? But where is that? The Serengeti? …

The Perfect 2-Week Kenya and Tanzania Itinerary (Plus things to See & Do)

When you think of Africa, it’s probably Kenya and Tanzania that are the Africa of your dreams. Between them, they pretty much have everything you …

Africa

The Best Backpacker Hostels & Campsites in Kenya

From the never ending plains of the Masai Mara, to the cosmopolitan city of Nairobi, to the perfect white sand beaches of the Swahili coast, Kenya …

Kitesurfing

Cool Stays: Anga Afrika Luxury Tented Camp, Nairobi

Before I head out on any trip, whether it be somewhere local in the UK or one one of my Africa expeditions, I spend a lot of time researching the …

The Highs and Lows of my 2016 'This is Kenya' Tour

<b>UPDATE: Since this first tour in 2016, I ran 5 more in 2017 and am doing 10 in 2018! If you’d like more info, head over to my Rock My Adventure tours</b> …

The Best Places for Safari in Southern Africa

So you decide to go on an safari in Southern Africa? That once in a lifetime trip! But then where on earth should you go?<p>There are so many <b>AMAZING</b> …

Into the Wild: the Okavango Delta

Leaving our campsite in Maun, we started our intrepid journey into the wild, the <b>Okavango Delta</b>.<p>Botswana was the seventh country on my two and a half …

A Safari in Samburu National Reserve

The morning after we’d seen the women of the Samburu Tribe and scared ourselves silly going for a wee in the middle of the night, we took a drive …

How to See the World, Save Money as You Go, and Never Stop Traveling

I left to travel seven years ago with a different kind of plan: to work and travel at the same time. It's a different way to travel, but it's more …

Employment

The Charm of Marrakech & My Top Travel Tips

<i>“It is very easy. Turn right out of the alley, walk down the street and at the mosque turn down the alleyway and you will come to a road, turn left</i> …

The Perfect 12-Day Morocco Itinerary: From Sea to Sahara

I’d heard mixed reports about Morocco, some loved it, some found it hard work and some just plain hated it, but I wanted to try it out for myself as …

Morocco - Camping Under the Stars in the Sahara Desert

As soon as I even began to think about Morocco, I knew that a Sahara Desert tour would feature on my itinerary. I wanted to ride a camel, sleep under …

Morocco - Yoga, Surf, Sleep, Repeat

When a friend asked me if I’d like to go to Spain for her 30th birthday, I kind of thought, whilst I’m over that way perhaps I’ll travel around Spain …