Its no secret that Dan and I love craft beer, and I try to visit at least one craft brewery everywhere we go! When researching Cape Town, I came across the Super Cool Beer Tour and obviously had to sign up! We were able to sign up online for the afternoon tour, between about 1 … Continue reading A Super Cool Name for a Super Cool Beer Tour!
If you are in the Cape Town area, in addition to the Wine Tour, you absolutely must take a trip down the Cape peninsula to visit the villages and beaches on the way and the Cape of Good Hope! There are several options for touring this area of Cape Town: self-drive, join a tour or take … Continue reading A Tour to Cape Point: the Most Beautiful Part of Cape Town
A good, non-touristy game restaurant. More difficult to find that I imagined. A number of people we spoke to went to the tourist-favorite Mama Africa, but I was determined to find something more authentic. Luckily for me, I came across Savoy Cabbage doing some internet research and it ended up being a fabulous choice for … Continue reading Savoy Cabbage: A Not-So-Touristy Game Restaurant in Cape Town, South Africa
We really wanted to visit a few wineries during our time in Cape Town but we didn't want to drive (due to all the tasting we planned to do) so we decided to take a full day tour. There are a lot of options, and we ended up going with Wine Flies, and are so glad that … Continue reading The Most Fun Wine Tour – Stellenbosch, South Africa
Dan and I began our trip to Southern Africa in Cape Town, South Africa! Cape Town is a gorgeous, historical city with so much to offer! Literally, it has beaches, mountains, great food, even better wine, craft beer, so much history, a mix of people and an evolving political climate. Cape Town makes for such an interesting place … Continue reading One Week in Cape Town, South Africa!
Dan and I had a brief, overnight layover in Johannesburg ("Jo'Burg") when transferring between Victoria Falls and our safari near Kruger. We were hoping to go strait from the airport to Kruger, but the only flight from Livingstone, Zambia (one of the two airports near Vic Falls) got in too late to make the 5-hour … Continue reading The Layover: Jo-Burg Edition
Dan & I stayed in a private game reserve (Vuyani Lodge) on safari, but we took a full-day trip into Kruger National Park to experience one of South Africa's most famous attractions! We went through our lodge with one other couple and one of the lodge's guides in a large van. Above are … Continue reading A Day in Kruger National Park
Dan and I ended our South African trip with a four-night safari in Northeastern, South Africa, at a small safari lodge about 20 miles from Kruger National Park. I had planned to blog our trip in order, but since so many people have asked about the safari, I decided to start with it! Dan & … Continue reading A South African Safari!
Hello! After a far-too-long hiatus, wareontheglobe is back! The postings fell behind due to a two-week vacation to Southern Africa and preparations leading up to it (i.e. clearing my plate at my paying job for the trip!). As you may have gathered, Dan and I took two weeks and traveled to South Africa, Zambia and … Continue reading A Grand Entrance to Southern Africa for Dan’s 30th Birthday!