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Safari Junkie™ is dynamic and upcoming travel blog focused solely on Africa. Our aim is to spread a passion for all types of travel to Africa, inspire and to encourage people to take first step into wonderful world of  Africa. We can partner with you and help promote trips, tours, sights and African destinations that wouldn’t ordinarily be on average traveller’s radar.

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We love exploring off beaten places in Africa as well we love pay a visit to classic African destinations and reveal what is invisible to average traveller’s eyes!


We are always  on the road!

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And when we are not, we write, we blog and share our stories with you!

Safari Junkie is  also the internet number one online community of travellers, bloggers and locals who live in Africa. We are creating a content that will help you decide where to go. Safaris, adventures, hikes and beach holidays from Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Zambia, Ghana, Morocco and soon more African destinations to come!

We did our homework and now you can read unbiased:

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  • Cool local people that can take you to places not in the guide books
  • Our personal travel rants and stories
  • Here and there we find cheap flight deals to Africa

Safari Junkie loves to travel like a locals and every time we meet a local guide that impressed us, we will let you know!

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