Entries by aoa

COVID-19 and Tourism in Southern Africa 

COVID-19 and tourism in southern Africa are intricately linked. The spread of COVID-19 to the region was a result of tourism and the impact of COVID-19 on tourism (https://www.unwto.org/international-tourism-and-covid-19) here has been devastating. As a tourism entrepreneur, I have experienced the depths of the challenges first hand. 2020 was going to be our busiest year […]

Safaris in Kruger National Park from Eswatini (Swaziland)

Our safaris in Kruger National Park from Eswatini (Swaziland) have not been possible since the start of Covid due to closed borders and other travel restrictions. With the daily infection rate currently dropping in both South Africa and Eswatini (Swaziland), we will likely be able to start running Kruger Safaris from Eswatini (Swaziland) again.  Over the […]

Slackpacking in Eswatini (Swaziland)

Slackpacking in Eswatini (Swaziland) has long been on our to do list. Covid-19 has provided some major challenges for All Out Africa but it has also presented some great opportunities. Many wild and remote parts of Eswatini (Swaziland) offer a perfect setting for Slackpacking tours. After years of talking about setting these up, but being […]

Best Mountains to Climb in Eswatini (Swaziland)

These are the best mountains to climb in Eswatini and should be on any avid mountaineers wish list for southern Africa. These peaks are also suitable for novice hikers. Although the Himalaya’s may be earth’s mountain Mecca, Eswatini (Swaziland) has these awesome peaks and great summits to hike. All of them are accessible, with spectacular […]

What is All Out Africa’s Pop Up Camp Service and why will it work for me?

All Out Africa have recently promoted the Pop Up Camp service or Tent Hire Campsite service in Eswatini but why would you book such a service and exactly what does it involve?  All Out Africa Bushfire Festival Campsite GM Jackie explains more. It has been incredible seeing so many people exploring Eswatini since lockdown, and […]

Why should I go hiking with my family?

We know that many people have never considered hiking and camping with their family before, but Eswatini has many beautiful spots and these are waiting to be explored by families of all shapes and sizes!   Here are answers to some of the common questions that many families have about hiking. We’ve never thought about hiking […]

What is a slackpacking hiking adventure?

You may have heard the term slackpacking but aren’t sure what it means. It’s an adventure where you get to enjoy a hike, have the potential to spot wildlife and learn about the natural environment, but you are secure in the knowledge that when you reach camp everything will be done for you, from your […]

Trekking from point A to point B

Trekking from point A to point B might be a hassle at first but with patience and being present, any hiking trail becomes a walk in the park. I have learnt to be present, observing the sights around me and connecting with nature. To me, hiking is much more than an outdoor activity. It is […]

Meet the volunteers-Juliette Hulshof

Where are you from? Hi! I am Juliette Hulshof, from the Netherlands. What project did you sign up for? I signed up for the Kruger to Coast project. I participated for 6 weeks and in the mornings I helped the youngest kids with sports. We danced, we sang and we played a lot!! We did […]