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"
I write this with a heavy heart. Have you ever study abroad or lived abroad then come back to your country only to find days where you long that other place? Well that is me today. It has been 2 weeks since I came back from South Africa and I still feel like I don’t […]Read more "Coming Back to America: Reverse Culture Shock"
I had the pleasure of seeing the Great White Shark up close and it was easily one of the best experiences of my life! Hands down. With that being said, I don’t understand how people make this apex predator seem like a monster. Yes, it can easily tear your limbs off from left and right […]Read more "Sharks are friends, not food. Or enemies."
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"
My hike up the St. Blaize Trail through the eyes of Adamastor, the legendary Greek god of the Cape of Storms. Centuries ago the almighty Zeus turned me into the jagged ridge of the Cape peninsula as punishment for flirting with Nymph, his beloved Princess of the Wave. So in other words he punished me […]Read more "On the trails we blaze: Cape of Good Hope"