Vegetarian or Vegan Traveling in Uganda

Vegetarian and vegan diets are not common in Uganda. And most tourists who go there aren’t vegan nor vegetarian either. The lodges can cater to vegetarians and vegans but know that there will be fewer options compared to non-vegetarian guests. And you’ll have to make a constant effort to remind lodge staff about your dietary needs. {Context} To provide some context, we were in Uganda … Continue reading Vegetarian or Vegan Traveling in Uganda

Making Sure Your Tour Company Doesn’t Screw You When You Book a Safari: Real (Recent) Story

Last month my husband and I went on a two week holiday to Uganda. As the trip of a lifetime we decided to splurge and be fancy. We stayed at luxury lodges such as Baker’s Lodge that sits on the Nile with resident hippos, gourmet meals prepared by culinary artists and individual private bungalows. Since gorilla trekking was on my bucket list we decided to do … Continue reading Making Sure Your Tour Company Doesn’t Screw You When You Book a Safari: Real (Recent) Story

Boma Guesthouse; Great Place to Stay After Flight into Entebbe Airport, Uganda

Entebbe Airport is the only international airport in Uganda at the moment (there’s a proposed project to start building a new international airport near Kibale National Park). It’s a small airport with one terminal. When we arrived into Entebbe you head straight for immigration. This took about an hour and afterwards you collect your bags and head outside. It was all very seamless. Our driver … Continue reading Boma Guesthouse; Great Place to Stay After Flight into Entebbe Airport, Uganda

Traveling to/from Entebbe Airport, Uganda; Details That Are Nice to Know

Entebbe Airport is the only international airport in Uganda at the moment (there’s a proposed project to start building a new international airport near Kibale National Park). It’s a small airport with one terminal. It can get pretty hot inside the airport. There doesn’t seem to be air conditioning. Still I had my warm layer as I tend to get cold on planes. When we … Continue reading Traveling to/from Entebbe Airport, Uganda; Details That Are Nice to Know