Exploring street markets can be the highlight of any destination and I’ve been lucky enough to explore my fair share from around the world. The following are my top ten favorites and they span the globe from South East Asia to Africa to the Middle East and Australia. Have you been to a market that [...]
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On a recent trip to South Africa my un-ending quest to find new and original adventure activities introduced me to something I had never heard of before – Blokarting. Blokarting is basically land sailing. That doesn’t sound like it makes much sense but basically we’re talking about very low, very light, go-kart with a very [...]
Without a doubt one of the most spectacular things you can see in nature is a turtle laying eggs on the beach. If you are ever lucky enough to witness such a phenomenon I assure you it is something you will never forget. While on a trip to South Africa I was staying in the town [...]
Going on safari in South Africa is without a doubt an experience of a lifetime. Simply seeing the animals in their native habitat is something you never forget, even if they aren’t doing anything other than walking around. But sometimes you get to see something truly incredible out there in the bush. Something that you [...]
Contrary to March of the Penguins and Happy Feet, all penguins do not live on icebergs in Antarctica. But did you know that you can find penguins in South Africa and Namibia? Their colonies are beaches or warm islands! In other words, these are the smart penguins. Boulders Beach Boulders Beach is the site of [...]
Eating a cultural food outside of that particular culture is a tricky business. Restaurant reviews cite authenticity as a benchmark of quality, and being deemed “unauthentic” is the kiss of death. Having never been to South Africa (but finally going next May), I’ve been told that I’ve never truly experienced real South African cuisine, despite having [...]