Anticarjacking Class? Sign Me Up! I Attend the Ultimate Driving School

South Africa has a hijacking problem (carjacking is called hijacking in South Africa)….

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Downing Some Serious Moonshine with the legendary “Shebeen Queens”

Shebeens, illegal South African neighborhood bars that originated under apartheid, continue to operate…

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South Africa’s Shark Spotters

Scanning for Great White Sharks with South Africa’s Shark Spotting Network

In this episode of A Broad Abroad, I meet the Cape Town Shark Spotters…

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The Dubious Dawa Man of Carnivore

The dubious Dawa (medicine) man of Carnivore restaurant – the ultimate tourist trap in…

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Baby Cheetahs in South Africa

A Cuddle With Baby Cheetahs? HELL YES!

I’m a huge fan of getting up close and personal with the locals… especially…

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The Best (Human) Guides to South Africa. Call Them Now.

I am a firm believer in having real, live guides — especially when you’re…

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On the Frontlines of the Rhino “Genocide”: Saving A Species on the Brink

When most travelers head to Africa for a safari vacation they are hoping…

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Things To Do In Bamako When You’re Bored

One day you may find yourself in Bamako, the capital of Mali. I know…

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Use It Or Lose It: Awesome Last Minute Vacations

It’s that time of the year – where you have to use your vacation…

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