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New York Post: Africa on Sale

New York Post: Africa on Sale

Looking for reasons to visit South Africa? How about seven reasons? I wrote about seven excellent reasons to get here ASAP, more about to take advantage of the country’s depreciating currency. Read them all here.

Love Cape Town: Neighborhood Spotlights

Love Cape Town: Neighborhood Spotlights

So somewhere in the midst of a hectic travel schedule, medications I moved! From the ‘burbs to the heart of Cape Town’s CBD (Central Business District) for a short spell. Don’t hate me, but this is the view from my “office”: I’ve barely had a chance to soak in the […]

I’m Back! + The Perfect Cape Town Weekend

I’m Back! + The Perfect Cape Town Weekend

I’m back, illness y’all! After a two-month spell gallivanting across various hemispheres (Boston, New York, Orlando, San Diego, LA,  and swaths of Australia) in a bureaucratic exile of sorts as I renewed my South African residence visa (you’ll be hearing more about that ordeal soon), I’m finally back home with […]

How to Plan An Affordable Safari

How to Plan An Affordable Safari

Anyone planning a trip to South Africa knows: safari ain’t cheap! For the November issue of Travel + Leisure, this I reported on some budget-friendly tips and tricks to help you save on your dream African adventure. Travel + Leisure November 2014 Affordable Safaris

What Every American Needs to Know Before Flying to South Africa

What Every American Needs to Know Before Flying to South Africa

I’m the first to admit: being an American is awesome, prosthesis especially when it comes to travel. It’s something I’d always taken for granted until I married a South African, and virtually every vacation is now preceded with “Do I need a visa?” For Americans, the default pre-trip position is […]

Video: 10 Reasons Why Cape Town Is the Best City in the World

Video: 10 Reasons Why Cape Town Is the Best City in the World

I went to the annual Travel Bloggers Conference organized by local travel magazine Getaway at the new Upper Eastside Hotel this past weekend, store and met some super-passionate local bloggers — including the fabulous Meruschka Govender, an avowed #Afritravel advocate better known to many as Mzansi Girl. Props to her […]