• Bourke's Potluck in Mpumalanga (South Africa)
    africa,  travel,  travel stories

    Traveling Around Southern Africa

    There is nowhere like Africa. Obviously I am biased, but there is truth to that. It is a continent (NOT a country) that encompasses a wide variety of cultures, ecosystems, languages, and religions. Although Africa continues to be exploited by foreign interests, it has the potential to be great.   Just to give you some context, this trip was not my first time on the continent. But it was my first time exploring the continent alone. Nigeria was my very first encounter of Africa. Lived there for 2.5 years at age 7 and was last there in 2015. Countries visited: South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho* Total time spent: 5 weeks…

  • Table Mountain National Park
    africa,  travel,  travel tips

    Cheapest Way To Travel To Africa

    Compared to Europe and Asia, Africa can be expensive to fly to, but there are a few ways on how to fly to South Africa for less. This isn’t complicated. If you have good credit, disciplined with credit cards, and willing to pay annual fees, then flying to South Africa for less money should be easy for you to achieve. DISCLAIMER: This post is geared for people from the United States.   Cheapest way to travel to South Africa Because I’m a United frequent flyer member, I used their awards travel tool to search for airfare to Johannesburg and Cape Town. Searched for two one-way tickets for October-November timeframe. Both cities are worth…