Peace, Love & Giraffes

Chasing dreams and adventure in South Africa

Posts Tagged ‘Johannesburg’

Life of a golfer’s wife: Progress Update

Today was a big day! Drumroll please….my husband signed up for Q-School! For those of you who don’t know, my husband’s dream is to become a professional golfer and the main reason we are in South Africa is for him to pursue his dream (more about that here). Q School is a big step in… Read More

Job offers and finding focus

Some of my friends and family have been concerned that I’m getting “bored” while in South Africa. So I am? Well, the answer is a little complicated. Let me give you the low-down on how I’ve been spending my days. You see, after I started to feel settled in our home, and my husband was… Read More

Five Favorite South African Desserts

So, I’ve been stuffing my face with an embarrassing amount of sweets in the past two months. My curiosity often gets the best of me, and before I know it I’m not just eating one pudding (SA word for dessert, not the jello instant pudding that American’s know!) at the braai, my bowl is filled… Read More

How to celebrate a hole-in-one

After 14 years of golf, my husband finally nailed that shot that golfers dream about, a hole-in-one. It was at a golf course he typically doesn’t play, but went spur of the moment when someone had dropped out of a foursome. He hit a GREAT shot on a par three, laying the ball up on the… Read More

A roaring good time!

The night before we went to the Lion Park  I couldn’t sleep. I felt like my nine-year-old self  before the first day of school. SO excited and totally prepared. I had my outfit picked out, camera charged and research completed. The Lion Park is the number one tourist destination in Johannesburg, and good marketing aside,… Read More