Africa

I just made a very interesting observation when it comes to booking accommodations in Rwanda. It seems that sometimes, it’s cheaper when you call accommodations directly in Rwanda than booking them on websites like booking.com. Saving money when booking accommodations in Rwanda I’m in the process right now of booking all my accommodations for…
I’ve always hard that travelling to Madagascar is expensive. The reason is because it lacks the infrastructure to support independent travel for tourist. Also, the country has a security issue and independent travel means a big probability of robbery or theft. As a result, having a driver or joining a tour is mandatory for…
In this latest top 10 series, I will be covering my top 10 favourite cities I visited during my 380 days of travel around the world. Here is a list of Ten Top 10 I will be covering in this series: Countries Cities People Horrible Experiences Favourite Experiences Life Lessons Hikes and Treks Airlines…
In this blog post, you will see my complete 3 weeks South Africa spending breakdown. Karen and myself split the cost of our trip to South Africa. If it looks like most of the expenses are transportation and accommodation related, it’s because Karen probably paid for food and I paid for gas. 3 weeks…
Going to Table Mountain in Cape Town South Africa has been a dream of mine for a long time. Long ago when Karen and myself just started dating, we were looking at a picture of a girl sitting on a rock on top of a mountain. We later found out she was sitting on…
Great White Shark Cage Diving? I’m not sure up for that. That’s what I thinking, at least, before I got there. All of a sudden, I signed myself up to a Great White Shark cage diving tour in Gansbaai, South Africa. Ironically, one of my biggest fears with the whole Great White Shark cage…
In 2015, professional surfer Mick Fanning was in the surfing championship held in Jeffreys Bay. All of a sudden, a great white shark appeared out of nowhere and dragged him under water. Mick Fanning managed to escape with his life by punching and kicking the shark. The story has now become legendary in Jeffreys…
Coffee Bay looked like a perfect place to stop and spend the night during my road trip in South Africa. A beautiful beachside town in the wild coast sounds, what could go wrong? Journey to Coffee Bay Our journey started in Durban as Karen and myself started driving towards Coffee Bay. As soon as we…
“What the heck is Sterkfontein” I say to myself as I glance over a sign selling tickets to this place just outside the Cradle of Humankind. I quickly asked the ticketing cashier what’s in Sterkfontein. She responds to me in her monotone voice that it is an underground excavation site full of ancient hominid remains. “That…
The Cradle of Humankind is the perfect place to visit for all you science nerds out there. Located north west of Johannesburg, the Cradle of Humankind is one of my favourite place I visited while in South Africa. This UNESCO world heritage site contains the history of how humans came to be. How we…