So, you might be wondering why I indicated that Jon and I went on our last safari… Well, if you didn’t already know, Jon and I are moving back to the U.S. in December! Jon has been away for two years and I’ve been away for almost two years. With that in mind, we’ve decided … More Our Last Safari 😢
Jon and I had the pleasure of going to South Luangwa, Zambia over the Malawian Independence Day weekend and man, I tell you – safari NEVER gets old. We were super excited about this trip because Jon had already been to this park twice and it was known to be a place where you’re bound … More I Wanna More South Luangwa
Jon and I planned an awesome safari trip to celebrate our 4th anniversary – Mvuu Lodge in the Liwonde National Park. It’s situated on the Shire River, an offshoot of Lake Malawi (the 9th biggest lake in the world). We headed out early and listened to podcasts and audio books, as per usual. Then, two … More Mvuu Me!
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!)
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!)
South Africa is pretty cheap for Americans right now. Since the last time I was in South Africa in early 2012 the Rand has taken a pretty big tumble. Back then a U.S. Dollar was worth about 8 Rand (ZAR). Right now, the Rand is at 12.7 to the dollar – an almost 60% decrease in … More South Africa vs. U.S. Prices (or Stretching the Nonprofit Salary)
Jon and I went on safari last weekend and I feel like I haven’t lived until now. Seriously. It was a combination of humility, awe and sheer excitement. I honestly have never felt anything like it. Jon and I drove about 2.5 hours to Pilanesberg National Park, which is a huge park with a few … More My First Safari!!