• africa,  travel,  travel tips

    Mozambique Tourist Visa For US Citizens

    Did you know I almost skipped Mozambique because a tourist visa is required for US Citizens? But after seeing photos of how stunning their beaches are, I couldn’t back out. I searched on google for answers and found that it is possible to obtain visa upon arrival but the consensus was “U.S. citizens have been denied entry for not having obtained a visa in advance.” I didn’t want to end up in such a situation.   My experience at Mozambique consulate The process of obtaining a visa at the consulate in Joburg (95 Oxford Rd, Randburg, 2132) took meĀ 3 hours of deliberating what I should do since I was unprepared.…

  • 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…