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 was by myself and hadn’t gotten my international license yet to drive a car, so

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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, about a 45-minute drive from Cape Town. However, a little further along the coast, you’ll

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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 home. I stayed in Cape Town for a solid week between my trip along the

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