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1 year of Living Abroad in Cape Town: What I love and What I don't

April 11, 2019♥♥♥ It's been 1 year, and 4 months since we left the concrete jungle of NYC for the experience of living abroad in the bohemian paradise of Cape Town, South Africa. As my husband and I cooly ease into our 2nd year abroad,…

Desert Escape at Kagga Kamma Private Reserve

December 24th, 2018 ♥♥♥ Day 1: Cape Town to Kagga Kamma A 3 day weekend in the middle of December during Cape Town's peak summer season definitely calls for a desert escape.  I'd heard Kagga Kamma Private Game Reserve in Cederberg…
Getaway in Hermanus Mosaic Private Sanctuary

Getaway in Hermanus at Mosaic Private Santuary

December 19, 2018♥♥♥ Our third and final stop (and might I add our FAVORITE stop) on my birthday road trip was a getaway in Hermanus at Mosaic Private Sanctuary. Mosaic is located slightly south of Hermanus in Stanford on the…

How a One Night Safari at Sanbona in South Africa Compares

December 13th, 2018 ♥♥♥ Our second stop on my birthday road trip was a one night safari at Sanbona Private Game Reserve. Sanbona is located 3.5 hours away from Cape Town. It's the closest luxury safari destination for those who don't…

Adventures in South Africa Wine Tasting: Mont Rochelle

December 11, 2018♥♥♥ The adventures in South Africa wine tasting continue with an overnight stay at the famous Sir Richard Branson's winery Mont Rochelle. For my birthday weekend (August 8th- which incidentally also fell over…

Tanzania, Zanzibar & Kenya Part 5/5: 24 Hours in Nairobi, Kenya

December 5, 2018 ♥♥♥ Part 5, the final conclusion of our East African adventure continued from exploring Tarangire National Park, to milking cows in Ngornogoro Crater, to witnessing the great migration in the Serengeti, to wandering…

East African Safari Adventure Part 4/5: Falling in Love with Stone Town, Zanzibar

November, 24 2018 ♥♥♥ Part 4 of our East African adventure continued from exploring Tarangire National Park, to milking cows in Ngornogoro Crater, to witnessing the great migration in the Serengeti, to finally shrugging off our…

Living Abroad : Expectation vs. Reality

November 8, 2018 ♥♥♥ I don't know about you but I day dream alot. I lose an embarrassingly high amount of time just staring out the window imaging my life in different scenarios. The most often imagined scenario was living abroad.…

East African Safari Adventure Part 3/5: Witnessing the Mass Migration in the Serengeti

November 1, 2018 ♥♥♥ Part 3 of our East African Adventure continued from exploring Tarangire National Park, to milking cows in Ngornogoro Crater, to a 4 hour "African Massage" ride (aka: massively bumpy roads!) into the famous…

12 Surprising Facts About Living in Cape Town by an American Expat

October 23, 2018 ♥♥♥ Living in Cape Town has been quite the adventure for the past 11 months. My husband Dave and I moved here for a new job and a chance to experience a different culture. Along the way, we've learned so many interesting…