Browsing Tag


  • The Victoria Falls, a view from Zimbabwe

    Victoria Falls on Zimbabwe & Zambia

    The day I finally saw myself standing before the enormous, thundering Victoria Falls, something prompted me to recall a certain childhood memory as I tried to ignore the suffocating humidity enveloping every inch of…

    February 17, 2014
  • Giraffe spotted in Kruger Park safari

    Safari Adventure in South Africa

    If there’s only one thing you can do travel-related this year or next, or whenever you come up with enough money to go, I HIGHLY recommend an African safari! It is an utterly thrilling…

    January 25, 2014
  • Immigration in the Kingdom of Lesotho - Sani Top

    One Day in the Kingdom of Lesotho via the Sani Pass

    “So, does anyone know anything about Lesotho?“, asks our tour guide. A few seconds of silence… “It’s considered the highest country in Africa“, I chimed in remembering a few things I read as I…

    January 20, 2014
  • Large herd of elephants in Elephant Sands, Botswana, Africa

    A Brief Time in Botswana

    “Welcome to Africa“, the customs official at the Botswana – Martin’s Drift border post told me as he handed me back my passport. “Do you feel how hot it is outside?  That’s nothing, it…

    December 3, 2013
  • Road trip in South Africa for 2.5 weeks

    Highlights of a Road Trip in South Africa

    If there’s one thing I rarely like to do when I’m traveling, it’s driving.  Although I’ve driven around the small Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and Aruba, even braved the LA traffic several times,…

    November 23, 2013
  • Camps Bay, Capetown South Africa

    Greetings from South Africa

    Hello there! I just wanted to post a quick update here before I get too busy enjoying myself in yet another beautiful country. I have arrived in South Africa! As I mentioned in this…

    October 28, 2013
  • loveantoinette Camel riding in Giza, Cairo, Egypt

    Egypt in a Nutshell

    Egypt, I can happily say, is now checked off my bucket list.  It still amazes me how such a civilization from thousands of years ago was able to build the many pyramids everywhere, the…

    December 3, 2010
  • Walk like an Egyptian

    So my boyfriend Eugene and I did our first “tourist” day in Cairo earlier today.  I remember our driver telling us last night that he would pick us up at 08:30.  I was so…

    October 23, 2010