South Africa

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Cage Diving with Great White Sharks

I watched Shark Week on the Discovery Channel religiously as as child. As my family will attest, I’ve been mystified by these terrifying beauties my entire life. Growing up, we’d go swimming in the Gulf of Mexico — where there are no such sharks — but my overactive imagination would always get the better of me. […]

A Weekend in South Africa’s Wine Country

Oh, Stellenbosch, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. The wine country of South Africa is exquisite. It’s a playground for grownups. If you hate wine and amazing food, then skip this post. That’s all I’m going to talk about. As devout lushes, we were looking forward to a blissful few days in […]

South Africa Road Trip – Part 2

The Garden Route road trip was hands down my favorite part of South Africa. We spent 10 days exploring the area. If you missed Part 1 of the South African road trip, you can catch up here. Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay We were excited to finally drive the Garden Route after a rough first week […]

South Africa Road Trip – Part 1

Johannesburg to the Wild Coast South Africa is amazing. We’ve spent a total of five weeks here and have really enjoyed our time. We call it the California of Africa — it has rugged mountains, sweeping coastlines, stellar food and wine. But the best part? It’s affordable. Right now, the dollar is absolutely crushing the rand […]