Things to Do in Port Elizabeth

After a little over two weeks traveling around the Western Cape, I made my way to Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. While it’s possible to turn the Cape Town – Port Elizabeth route into an elongated road trip, I…

Penguins in South Africa: A Visit to Betty’s Bay

Did you know there are penguins in South Africa? You can find the African Penguin along the coast of Namibia through South Africa. There are quite a number of places to see them. The most popular destination is Boulder Beach,…

Staying at an Airbnb in Cape Town

If I’m staying somewhere a bit longer term, I prefer staying at an Airbnb or some sort of apartment rather than a hostel or hotel. I think it has to do with buying my own groceries and feeling more at…

Escape to Langebaan, a Sleepy Seaside Town in South Africa

There was a sense of absolute relief the minute we opened the car doors and felt a breeze we’d been sorely lacking in Paarl. Lynsey was taking me to her second home in South Africa, a beachy resort town along…

Visiting a Game Reserve in South Africa: Addo Elephant National Park

One of the big things I did while in South Africa was head to my first ever game reserve at Addo Elephant National Park. While visiting my friend, Ros, in Port Elizabeth, we decided to pack some lunch and head…