Stories from the Road

Click on the posts below to read stories and to see images and video from our trips. If you have traveled with us already, please let us know if you would like to submit something to the blog by contacting us on the contact page.

The Art of the Question

As an Australian, there is one cultural mistake that even after nearly 18 years on the African continent I still occasionally make. To give some context, if you are looking for information from a stranger in Australia people are accustomed to the questions being delivered in a concise manner. For example; if you want directions […] Read More

Carrying Money on your Scooter Adventure

West Africa has a modern, vibrant economy and major banks with ATM machines are in every major town. Far and away the best way to carry your cash is to keep it in your bank at home and carry your ATM card. You really need to have a VISA card though. We very rarely have […] Read More

Matt hitting the road for a solo recce

Matt has just left for a solo mission to the Casamance to scout a few more locations for our upcoming trips. You can follow along with him on the journey on our instagram page at instagram.com/scootwestafrica. Hope to see you there […] Read More

Our first video from the road

This was put together from clips taken during our trip in early 2017. All in all, we traveled nearly 4,000 kilometers and went through five different countries in about two and a half weeks […] Read More