Peace, Love & Giraffes

Chasing dreams and adventure in South Africa


Travel Thursday: Where to stay in Cape Town

Hout Bay -Photo by Hubert January via Flickr

In playing travel agent and planning our trips to Cape Town for next week (!!!) and March I came across hundreds of hotels, guesthouses, apartments, and backpackers available to stay at while you’re in Cape Town. To be honest, as much as it was exciting,  it was a little overwhelming at first! Last week, I listed… Read More

Last game drive in Kruger = giraffes galore!

Before leaving Kruger, we decided  just one more game drive was in order. We went in the Crocodile Bridge gate again, really hoping to check lions and leopards off of our big five list, but unfortunately we had no luck in the cat department. Cats aside, we still saw lots of wildlife and for this… Read More

Wildlife Wednesday: Bush Babies

So, as I’ve mentioned previously, one of my goals this year was to focus on my freelance work and this blog. I have actually been super busy with freelance work, which is a blessing because it gives me money to travel, and I’ve also been busy brainstorming up ways to make this blog even better.… Read More

Monkeying around on my birthday!

I’m a big fan of experiences over gifts, especially when it comes to my birthday.  It’s not always possible to travel every year, but because I am already in South Africa, I wanted my 26th birthday to be one to remember! After giving it a little thought I decided I wanted to go on a… Read More

2013 in review – from Florida to Africa

So I’m a little late on my New Year’s post… like REALLY late in blog world. But I figured, better late then never and in my opinion it’s never to late to self-reflect. I’m also really late on my birthday post. That’s right, this girl turned 26 January 3! I am officially in my “late-twenties”… Read More

A Very South African Christmas

So I told you things were going to get crazy! These past two weeks have been a whirlwind, but I’m excited to be back to blogging and a semi-routine. Christmas was a special day shared with family. We woke up and Jonathan and I opened our presents we got for each other. One of his… Read More