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Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better
Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better

Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better

I know that it’s not exactly difficult to make South Africa’s Cape Town look beautiful, given the perpetually sunny weather and the grand landscape of the city as it sits below nearby Table Mountain. But this video from Jesse Olson perfectly captures a certain energy and look of the city […]

Living In The Face Of South Africa’s Apartheid
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Living In The Face Of South Africa’s Apartheid

After two weeks in the bounty of Cape Town, South Africa, I can safely say I’ve arrived home. The depths of jet-lag got me out of bed just before dawn. I’ve fired up my laptop and I find myself typing amidst a flickering orange hue of a fire to my […]

Taking A 350-Foot Plunge Into A Stadium [Video]
Taking A 350-Foot Plunge Into A Stadium [Video]

Taking A 350-Foot Plunge Into A Stadium [Video]

If you find yourself in Durban, South Africa, and are looking to try to induce your very own coronary while on vacation, head over to the Moses Mabhida Stadium and try out the “Big Rush Big Swing,” a 350-foot-high bungee swing that catapults you across the entire football pitch at […]

What It’s Like The First Time You Spot A Lion In Africa
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What It’s Like The First Time You Spot A Lion In Africa

One of the sad parts about going on safari is the speed at which you become desensitized to what would otherwise be an incredible viewing experience anywhere else in the world. For example, during my own mini-safari in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, the first animal my small group encountered […]

Diving With Dinosaurs In South Africa
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Diving With Dinosaurs In South Africa

Just off the Cape Peninsula and south of Cape Town in South Africa, lies an innocuous short stretch of ocean. Like much of the seascape here, kelp sprouts from the kryptonite green water, which laps at boulders straight out of The Flintstones. It looks a lot like the rest of […]

When In South Africa, Go To Mozambique
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When In South Africa, Go To Mozambique

It’s a horrible analogy, but here it goes. Mozambique is to South Africa as Mexico is to the U.S.: Respites away from the home country where the currency goes further, the beaches go less visited, and the chance to get far away from it all is really not that far […]

Escape The Crowds At The 2010 World Cup
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Escape The Crowds At The 2010 World Cup

I’ve come down with football fever and it might be from all the pre-World Cup coverage that is going on. Countries and companies across the world are promoting their teams everywhere from YouTube tonormal tube. There have been whole segments on the radio dedicated to soccer balls and fancy shoes. […]

Why You Need To Visit Soweto When In Jo-Burg
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Why You Need To Visit Soweto When In Jo-Burg

No offense to the city of Johannesburg, but one thing you hear over and over when you’re traveling in South Africa is, “Fly in and leave, there’s nothing to do there.” Of course this is a bit of an exaggeration, but it is hard for the city to live up […]

Bring On The Footie! A World Cup Guide
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Bring On The Footie! A World Cup Guide

With neverending controversy and nearly everyone in Vegas betting on its failure, the World Cup is set and ready to roll. If you are lucky enough to get your hands on some tickets, know that we will be watching for you on TV, and wishing we were there too. To […]

Travel Guide To A South African Safari
Travel Guide To A South African Safari

Travel Guide To A South African Safari

In this travel video guide to South Africa, I travel to South Africa’s Kruger National Park, one of the world’s best places for wildlife viewing. In this travel video I go in search of lion, while also catching glimpses of giraffes, elephants, rhinos, buffalo, hyenas, and baboons. On the way, […]

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