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Guide to South African Wine Country

South African wine country is its best kept secret. Not as if  you needed another reason to visit Cape Town, but the wine region of this country is truly spectacular ...
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What I Miss About Home As An Expat

There comes a time in every expat's life where he will be having a low key Sunday afternoon, soaking in his new surroundings, and all of a sudden, he has ...
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Living on the Dollar vs Living on the Rand

As a new expat to be, the first question one asks is, "What will my life be like in my new country? My new home?" Some of us are luckier ...
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Uganda Overland Trip: Queen Elizabeth NP and Chimpanzee Trekking

Day 5-7 - Queen Elizabeth National Park Day 5 begins a little hungover as we drank the night away the night before. We leave Lake Bunyonyi with amazing memories of our ...
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Ultimate Guide to Gorilla Trekking In Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

One of my most memorable African experiences is hands down the time I was able to walk with Gorillas. Gorilla Trekking in Uganda is high up on people's lists and ...
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Uganda Overland Trip: Intro and Kampala

Uganda, known as the Pearl of Africa, lives up to its name. With mountains, great lakes, jungle, and the greenest landscape I've ever seen, this country is truly a hidden ...
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What I’ve Learned After One Year Living In South Africa

It's been one year. I'm still alive and I'm still in South Africa. I've gotten used to the day to day life. While I still have my "this is Africa" ...
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Is Nandos in South Africa Healthy?

Nandos, the antithesis of KFC, serves out grilled chicken with "peri-peri", an Afro-Portuguese sauce for the South African masses. It's a huge company, publicly traded on the South African stock ...
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