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Part 1: American Wino in Africa (and five South African wineries not to miss)

I'll admit it, I have "wino" in my blood, and sometimes it shows- particularly during my time in South Africa. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you know I love a good wine tasting (or five), but I'm never one to call myself an expert.  Just to share something embarrassing, but telling: I … Continue reading Part 1: American Wino in Africa (and five South African wineries not to miss)

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Weekends away on the Western Cape (and how to satisfy a grounded traveler) 

I have to admit...after traveling around the world the past year and a half, constantly being on the go and experiencing newness, I have found myself addicted to the thrill of moving around.  It's a high unlike any other that brings on a special type of bliss.  Travel is- among a million other things- addicting. … Continue reading Weekends away on the Western Cape (and how to satisfy a grounded traveler) 

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A Venti Sized Void in South Africa (According to a California girl)

If there's one defining factor amongst all the "basic California girls" back home, it'd be their signature Starbucks cup in hand.  Strolling through town in yoga pants just isn't the same without your daily dose- and sure, it's not the best coffee in the world and guess what?  THEY (we) KNOW THAT! My standards for … Continue reading A Venti Sized Void in South Africa (According to a California girl)

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Special Guest Post: Living in Thai Time

Coming from a culture that thrives on meeting deadlines, time management and arriving on time being synonymous with arriving late, adapting to the Thai lifestyle can be a shock to the system; a shock to everything you’ve known about routine and schedule; a shock to your way of life. But, it is a fabulous shock … Continue reading Special Guest Post: Living in Thai Time

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My Instagram Boyfriend (and how we made $200 in a few seconds)

Let me tell you a little story of two beautiful days and the two lessons they taught me this month. My boyfriend Rob and I attempted to get up to the West Coast National Park for weeks, and for one reason or another we had to keep putting it off.  Bad weather one day, low … Continue reading My Instagram Boyfriend (and how we made $200 in a few seconds)