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In this latest series, I will be going through all the countries I’ve travelled to on my mission to visit every single country in the world. In this article, we will be covering country #10: South Africa. If you haven’t gotten a chance already, read this story first to find out why I’m trying…
In this upcoming meetup here in Richmond, BC, Canada, I will be doing a talk on how to travel to South Africa. How to travel to South Africa talk description: During my one year around the world backpacking trip, I got a chance to travel extensively and independently in South Africa. To this day,…
In this blog post, you will learn my complete Singapore, Brunei and Malaysia spending breakdown. That way, you can plan your trip better with detailed information on how much things cost. One night in Singapore spending breakdown Aljunid@sg hostel – $17.29 CAD ($13 USD) Uber (I used it twice) – $22.29 CAD ($22.29 SG)…
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…
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…
One of the most important rules to staying alive in Johannesburg is to never drive at night. At night, car jacking, robberies and violent crime occurs more frequently. I always did my best to get home before dark and prevent anything bad from happening during our South African road trip. However, in this one instance during…
In this blog post, you’ll learn what a three weeks South Africa road trip itinerary looks like. The only way to truly experience South Africa is by doing a road trip. I’m talking about a big road trip that goes from Johannesburg to Cape Town or vice versa. Why do a road trip instead…
The Best Hostel Customer Service in South Africa Before entering South Africa, I had no idea what to expect. Many fears ran through my head because of how the media portrays this African country. Car jacking, robbery, theft, murder, if it’s bad, South Africa probably has it. Shoestring Backpackers Looking up reviews online on…
Before starting your South African road trip, learn some of these key rules first to make your trip run so much more smoother. The African continent is full of surprise and you must know how to navigate around this country to maximize your enjoyment and safety. Information #1: South Africa drives on the left…

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