Hi readers, This is Naomi (Doda Naama’s niece) writing a guest post about my and my family’s trip to South Africa. When we went to South Africa, it was Chinese New Year in Shanghai, where I live. In Johannesburg, we were playing together and we went to a pool that had a slide. We went … More My* Trip to South Africa (Guest Blogger!)
Hi everybody! It’s Jon. I wanted to say that up front because 1) you’re not used to hearing from me (new year’s resolution?), and 2) Naama rejected my idea a long time ago to put the author’s name on top of these posts, but I maintain that it’s useful for you, dear reader, to know … More 3 Countries in 2 Years – Malawi, Here We Come!
I arrived in SA after a long, long flight from Atlanta, which became easier as I sat by a nice couple from New Orleans. We had a quick dinner and went to bed. The next day, I got settled, adjusted and we met Jon for lunch at La Terasse Rooftop Cafe, a Moroccan restaurant in … More Tata (i.e., Michaela) in South Africa (Guest Blogger!!)
Hi readers, this is Daniel* (Naama & Jon’s nephew extraordinaire), writing another guest blog, this time about my family’s trip to South Africa. Week One – Pretoria and Joburg During the first week of the trip we stayed at Naama & Jon’s apartment in Pretoria and went to many attractions such as Soweto (Nelson Mandela’s home), … More My* Trip to South Africa (Guest Blogger!)
Kate and Aly guest blogging today! We just got back from an amazing trip to South Africa and are here to write a TripAdivsor-esque review of our time with Naama and Jon. Lodging Place #1 – Naama and Jon’s place is fantastic. We highly recommend the guest room shower. The room has been filled with amenities and … More If You See Something, Say Something* (Guest Bloggers!)
Last weekend, we had our first visitors that came and spent the night. (We’ve had day visitors in Erin, Ben, Saeed, Stephen, etc. but they haven’t stayed over…) One of my best friends, Tim, and his girlfriend, Maty, traveled to Namibia and extended their layover so they could see our life here. We did a … More Our First (Overnight) Visitors!!
Jon and I were invited to an awesome market in Johannesburg a few weeks ago and had a great time! It’s a parking lot that they convert into this multi-use space on Saturdays and was a cornucopia of food, drinks, crafts and music. We got up there and explored all of the booths, first, trying … More Neighborgoods Market – What a Place!