Skip to content

Posts from the ‘Africa’ Category

Hello 2016!

While I am considerably behind most other bloggers in posting my goals and trips for 2016, I have been spending the beginning of January winding down from the holidays, getting organized for 2016 and booking some trips for the remainder of the year! Read more

Blissful Mauritius

After packed days filled with touring Cape Town, and early morning wake ups on safari, Mauritius could not have been a more perfect place to sleep in, catch some rays and relax. Situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the island itself is not too big at about 2,000 square kilometers, but it is beautiful and diverse. Read more

The Trip of a Lifetime: Safari in Kruger National Park

Amazing, incredible, inspiring…I do not even know how to begin to describe how our three days on safari were all those things. While I was very excited for the middle part of our trip, I had no idea just how amazing, incredible and inspiring it was going to be. Read more

A Day in Stellenbosch

Firstly, you should allow yourself more than one day in StellenboschΒ asΒ you need more than a day to experience the entire region. Stellenbosch will wow you with its beautiful university while also feeling like an oasis tucked away beneath the mountains. At the end of the day, you will be kicking yourself that you did not have more time there, but if you only have a day like we did, here are some tips on how to spend it. Read more

Cape Town Eats

The foodie and traveler combination is arguably the best combination out there! What is better than getting to try different cuisines, ingredients and styles of dining in a place where it is indigenous? Once I get my basic trip logistics down, the first thing I start planning is the food and the rest of the details fall into place around that. Read more

Intriguing Cape Town

As I mentioned in my previous post, Cape Town blew me away with is natural beauty and its authenticity. I wish I had a month to travel around the city and learn its nuances, but if you only have a couple of days like I did, here are some tips to make the most out of your visit.

Read more

Initial Thoughts on Cape Town

Not surprisingly, I had no idea what to expect when I touched down on the African continent for the first time. My travels to date had been confined to North America and Europe and the prospect of exploring somewhere completely different was exciting and took me out of my comfort zone.

Read more