It’s been what feels like an eternity since I have spewed my stories on the internet. But I’m back and I’m betta. (shoutout to anyone who got that Bryson Tiller reference) Recently someone very dear to me asked me why I don’t blog anymore. And to be honest I didn’t really know why… I like writing. […]Read more "Why we must keep writing"
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Center is a sanctuary and rehabilitation facility for indigenous South African species. Through various programs Tenikwa aims to educate tourists from around the world about the perils their tenants face and how people can help preserve these animals as well as their habitats. One of the programs at Tenikwa stands out to tourists and […]Read more "Walking for Conservation"
I created this montage of my last few years in college as a tribute to everyone who was a part of this crazy ride. Everything from the cloudy days in San Francisco to shark cage diving in South Africa to the weekends at my Momma’s house. Whether you were following my story through my blog or […]Read more "The Season Finale"
Which student hasn’t dreamed of traveling abroad? Some dream of spending a summer in South America, teaching in impoverished areas. Others dream of studying a semester abroad in Italy, completing their degree during the week and wine tasting on the weekends. But just like almost everything else in life, these dreams come with a price […]Read more "A Broke Student’s Guide to Traveling Abroad"
For anyone who is a self-proclaimed wine enthusiast, the Wacky Wine Festival was the place to be. Thousands from all around the world packed into Robertson Wine Valley to get a taste of some of the world’s finest wines. Filled with scrumptious foods, amusing activities, and an absurd amount of wine, there was something for […]Read more "Wacky Wine Weekend"
You don’t have to be the world’s best rock climber to go abseiling off a rugged cliff next to a massive waterfall. But you most certainly need to be aware of the safety guidelines that entail in order to have a fun and bruise-free time. The hardest part of abseiling is the rocks, which is […]Read more "Abseiling for Dummies (How to Not Crack Your Cranium)"
South Africa has too many hiking trails to even name but one stands out if you want a taste of history and culture. The Pinnacle Point Caves are nestled along the Oystercatcher trail, peering over the roaring ocean onto the jagged eroded remains of a sandstone precipice. This archaeologist-led hike is not recommended for those […]Read more "A Cave Filled With Our Past, Present & Future"