Epic Grand Canyon Short Break

When Allegiant Air sends out their ever weekly email about the latest deals I often just browse and move on, more often than not the timing is never right for me with work and life. When I woke up one morning all filled with wonderlust I thought heck with it let me see where the pin will land. It landed in Mesa Arizona and for … Continue reading Epic Grand Canyon Short Break

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Addo Elephant Park in a day

After a solid 48 hours journey we could officially say we were in South Africa! We heartily consumed a filling healthy breakfast (bacon and eggs is always healthy come on!) we headed out to Addo Elephant National Park.  I am an animal lover, specially wildlife in all shapes and sizes, and we decided to do a Safari right off the bat to get our “feet … Continue reading Addo Elephant Park in a day

Sharing Hurricane Irma

It’s surreal going through something you’ve so often seen on the news, I’ve lived in Florida now going on 8 years and we often have the watches for the hurricanes but they’ve always swung away. Not this time, no matter how much we spoke to the Weather Gods, prayed or told the weather man on the tv that he has it wrong and to go … Continue reading Sharing Hurricane Irma

Great White Shark Diving

Part 6 of our South African Road Trip Journals The next day we had a really early start.  I’m talking the crack of doom kind of early. But for a good cause… off to the White Shark Africa experience. Yes Great White Shark diving, you heard it right the first time… For years I would tell anyone and everyone that would listen that I most … Continue reading Great White Shark Diving

A Day out in Oudtshoorn

Back on the road again the scenery started to change from lush green forests and mountains to the desert like landscapes of the Klein Karoo. Beautiful oranges and sheep farms passed us by until we got into Oudtshoorn and checked into the Turnberry Boutique Hotel. Turnberry Boutique Hotel Another treat, the hotel put on a full South African braai (BBQ) with borewors (better than bratwurst), … Continue reading A Day out in Oudtshoorn

Part 1 : Ultimate South African Road Trip

It’s been 8 years to be exact since I was once in my homeland of South Africa.  For anyone that has moved abroad that is a long long time not to have your feet on the soil that is within your soul.  Too long. They say life happens while you’re making other plans, that’s the truth of life. First problem … A medical mishap – … Continue reading Part 1 : Ultimate South African Road Trip