Looking for reasons to visit South Africa? How about seven reasons? I wrote about seven excellent reasons to get here ASAP, to take advantage of the country’s depreciating currency. Read them all here.
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So somewhere in the midst of a hectic travel schedule, 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 city […]
I’m back, 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 a […]
Anyone planning a trip to South Africa knows: safari ain’t cheap! For the November issue of Travel + Leisure, I reported on some budget-friendly tips and tricks to help you save on your dream African adventure. Travel + Leisure November 2014 Affordable Safaris
I’m the first to admit: being an American is awesome, 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 usually […]
I went to the annual Travel Bloggers Conference organized by local travel magazine Getaway at the new Upper Eastside Hotel this past weekend, 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 for […]