Tag: South Africa

An Open Letter To South Africa After Our Last Visit | Expat Series

An Open Letter To South Africa After Our Last Visit | Expat Series

The last time I wrote an article about expat life, I was nervous as heck to post it. I had written it at the peak of my expat struggle — missing home, and not yet ‘gelling’ with my new ‘home’. It was as raw as […]

Things You Must See & Do in Durban, South Africa

Things You Must See & Do in Durban, South Africa

Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, is my old hometown in South Africa. It’s where I grew up and lived for the first 18 years of my life before I moved to Cape Town. After my last visit, I really want to show people more about this incredible, […]

Saving Water Like A Local While Visiting Cape Town

Saving Water Like A Local While Visiting Cape Town

After our visit to Cape Town, I could not believe the severity of the situation in their current drought due to unseasonably dry winters recently. News stories predict that ‘Day Zero’ — the day that the taps run dry and water will have to be […]

Recap On Our 2017 Travels

Recap On Our 2017 Travels

2017, what a year you have been! I remember ending last year, writing our recap of 2016, and thinking to myself: “I really hope we travel so much more next year”, as if we had hardly done anything in 2016. Every year, I look back […]

Our August & September 2017 Round Up & Recap

Our August & September 2017 Round Up & Recap

It’s a sad day when I have to combine two monthly recaps because it means I totally dropped the ball while we were in Greece and didn’t post August’s Round Up. The past two months have been suuuuper busy with travelling, and not enough posting! […]

Things You Must See & Do in Cape Town, South Africa

Things You Must See & Do in Cape Town, South Africa

Since moving to Edmonton, we’ve been pretty luck to have been able to travel so much more. And even though we have yet to cover the entire world, we think Cape Town is still the most beautiful city in the world out of all the […]

Things I Have Learnt from Moving Abroad | South African in Canada

Things I Have Learnt from Moving Abroad | South African in Canada

True to my realist nature, I had to write a post on my experience of moving abroad. I sure as hell wish someone had told me most of this before I left South Africa for Canada. NOT that it would have changed my mind about […]

The Top 8 Best Hotels in Cape Town

The Top 8 Best Hotels in Cape Town

Cape Town is still my favourite city in the world. And, it’s not just because we are biased and lived there. The cosmopolitan African city is incredible! Cape Town has been consistently ranked among the Top 10 cities in the world to visit by the […]

Recap on our Travels of 2016

Recap on our Travels of 2016

This blog post, too, is late. Most bloggers had their “Year in Review” up the second the New Year chimed in. I, on the other hand, needed a full 18 days (and maybe a few bottles of wine) to figure out how I felt about […]