Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

How to Rock a Trip to Johannesburg

“Is it really worth it to visit Johannesburg?” Absolutely. I think it’s great for any trip to South Africa, but especially your first. On my first trip to Joburg in 2012, I was absolutely shocked at how much I enjoyed it. So I definitely wanted us to return for our girls’ getaway to South Africa. This was […]

Township Life: Meet Alexandra, South Africa

“We have a few options for lunch today,” our guide Robin told us.  “We could eat in the museum cafe.  We could go to a restaurant.  Or — and this is an interesting option — we could eat in Alexandra Township.  I warn you that it’s very basic.  But it’s an experience.” “Definitely use the […]

Johannesburg: I Guarantee It’s Not What You Think.

Four nights in Johannesburg?   I clicked through my trip itinerary in mild disbelief.  In a country as wild and diverse and incredible as South Africa, did we really have to spend more than one third of our trip in this much-maligned city? Looking back, I don’t blame myself for thinking that way.  There is […]