Australia vs. Africa

On my recent trip to Australia, I heard a quote that really stuck with me: “If you only visit two continents in your lifetime, visit Africa – twice” (-R. Elliot). As I have visited southern Africa four times in my eighteen years and plan to return soon, I wholeheartedly agree with this statement. Something about Read more…

Kayla Torgerson’s Cape Town Favorites

Cape Town has quickly become one of my favorite cities in the world. I’ve visited the city twice, and on my last trip I spent a full week participating in the many touring options in and around the Cape. I also stayed in a different hotel each night in order to sample the many options Read more…

There is something about safari life…

“There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne – bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive. One only feels really free when one can go in whatever direction one pleases over the plains, to get to the Read more…

South Africa Featured on JEOPARDY!

A recent episode of JEOPARDY! featured a category with video clues filmed in South Africa. Knowledgeable about South African wildlife? Test your skills by watching the video below.

Great White Sharks: False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

The cool May morning began early at the Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa.  Breakfast at 5:30 and a dark road transfer forty minutes to the historic beach town of Simon’s Town located on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula on the shores of False Bay.  Simon’s Town used to be the port for the Read more…