Tag Archives: Africa

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

We’re down to our last 9 or so days here in Cape Town, and working to make the most of them! Here’s what we were up to over this past weekend. 1) Mountain Biking Morning Early Friday morning I headed … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

With our first full weekend here in Cape Town in the books, we went all-in on seeing animals with the kids and getting our fill of touristy related things. Of course, with tons more to see in the region and … Read More Here

A Week in the Canary Islands (and a bit of Africa)

You’ll remember last week we left off leaving Rome (after Barcelona for Mobile World Congress), in our bid to burn a few weeks of time while our landlord pulls up and renovates the flooring in our apartment.  So for the … Read More Here

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

It was a whirlwind of a (short) weekend back home, with the majority of the weekend spread out across three different continents.  Here’s what I was up to. 1) Flying back from Africa As it seems many weekends start, first … Read More Here

An Accra (Ghana, Africa) Runaround

I’m just about to board my flight back to London after 48 hours here in Accra, Ghana.  I was down here for a smattering of work meetings over the past two days.  As a super-quick African geography refresher, here’s where … Read More Here

A circular tour of Africa

Most folks can find South Africa on a map.  After all, if you can find Africa, you can find probably find the southern portion.  Simple enough, right? Welcome to Ghana But what about finding Accra?  Well, ya probably need a … Read More Here

Cycling around South Africa

If you’ve never been to Africa, you probably have a specific representation of what the continent looks like.  In your mind, it probably looks a lot like many of my past posts – usually out in the bush, in places … Read More Here

Three days in Botswana’s Okavango River Delta

(Sorry for the delay in posting…the last five days since being in Botswana we were at a location that while promised internet…did not actually have fully functional internet…thus…no posts.  Let the posting resume!) When I originally started looking at places … Read More Here

A week in South Africa

After finishing up eating chocolates in Zurich, we boarded our Swiss airlines flight for the 10.5 hour journey south to Johannesburg, South Africa. This would be the start of a two week trip in the region, with the first leg … Read More Here

Wanna buy a Kenyan bike?

Last week before my flight back to the US, I swung briefly through a Kenyan mega mart of sorts on the way to the airport.  My coworkers wanted to pick up some coffee (nearby regions are known for it) at … Read More Here

24 hours in Tanzania

Sunday morning started early…but I was at least able to enjoy a breakfast before going as my ride to the next airport was slightly late. Because Sunday my place of work was closed for the weekend and Monday was a … Read More Here

Welcome to Tanzania, by way of Zurich and Kenya

There is early..and then there is damn early. Off to Tanzania: Saturday morning started damn early at 3:30AM to catch my first flight to Zurich (from Rome). The one par I love about flying over the Alps region of Europe … Read More Here

A little trip to Spain…and Africa.

Back a few months ago I got a great deal on airfare from DC to Spain ($127 round trip including all taxes).  So on the eve of the Philadelphia Marathon, the girl and I booked tickets over for a 5 … Read More Here

Kenya Day 6: Ostrich Balls and BBQ Crocodile…the end.

Our last day of the trip, after two weeks and a lot of miles, we were ready to wander on home. But first we had the morning game drive.  I wouldn’t call it out, but since we saw the very … Read More Here

Kenya Day 5: Simba the Lion King

We’re going to keep this one quick – just photos.  The day is our last full day in Kenya before making our way back Saturday towards the US (with first stops in Nairobi, Dubai, and then eventually DC – and … Read More Here

Kenya Day 3: The grasslands

My goal is to make like a cheetah and get this post knocked out.  It stands between me and dinner. We left Tsavo National Park relatively early in the day to head to the small airstrip to catch our the … Read More Here

Kenya Day 1: ‘Smile…you’re in Kenya!’

Despite being a redeye flight from Egypt that arrived at a potentially painful 4:10AM, it wasn’t too bad at all.  We were virtually first off the plane and then made like rabbits to the customs area to be able to … Read More Here