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June 14, 2017
My Solo Mexican Adventure

To celebrate surviving my first semester in graduate school in Florida I decide to go on a solo trip. Well, it was not supposed to be a solo trip but became one due to clashing schedules etc. I had never been on a solo trip and had read mixed reviews about Mexico but decided to […]

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June 12, 2017
When In Dubai: My 5 Day Sampled Itinerary

A few weeks ago, I was afforded the incredible opportunity to partake in a work training programme that necessitated me to spend five days in Dubai. Despite it being a work trip, my innate adventurous spirit was adamant to make the very best of being in the land of the Arabs, which I believe I […]

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June 5, 2017
#SAfricansTravelToo Road Trip To Lesotho

The #SAfricansTravelToo crew recently got an opportunity to travel to the Basotho Kingdom, Lesotho and all I could think of leading up to the trip were beautiful mountains, horse riding and the Maletsunyane Falls, which I've always wanted to see.   Getting to Lesotho was fairly easy, if you don't mind a whole lot of […]

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April 24, 2017
These 3 CHICAs Had Me Revisiting My Travel Goals

What is it about travel posts that makes you curious, happy and yet so unbelievably jealous? Or is it just me ? Hahah. Jealous because I am not there with them, having as much fun as they are having! These 3 ladies have been out and about lately and I just couldn't ignore their travels! […]

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April 18, 2017
Ticking Off My Bucket List At Nan-Hua On A Budget

And no, that picture that led you here wasn't taken in China or some other Asian country, it's from right here in Gauteng! Bronkhorstpruit to be exact, but let's start from the beginning 🙂 What can you do with R500,00 these days? Not much, right? Wrong! A challenge was set for me to explore my […]

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January 13, 2017
CHICA Travel: All About My Zanzibar Holiday

I've beeeeeeeeeeen wanting to go to Zanzibar and finally this dream materialized in December 2016. It was one of those trips that were planned well ahead because we booked flights as early as August. I think once you book the flights, even if that's all the money you have at the time, you will hustle for […]

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December 1, 2016
Thoko’s Travels – Local is Lekker

Nothing like getting to know a world outside your own; the little bubble that you exist in every day. Travelling allows for one to get to know and fall in love with the unknown. However, in a country such as South Africa, a country with high inequality, high poverty rates and a society that largely […]

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October 31, 2016
CHICA Travel: Exploring The USA With Joe Crann

  Welcome to another exciting edition of #CHICATravel! This time we travel to the United States of America with one of my favourite football journalists, Joe Crann, better known through his social media handle, YesWeCrann. Having left England to travel in 2010 after completing his National Council for the Training of Journalists qualification, Joe teamed […]

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October 12, 2016
#SAfricansTravelToo Exploring Maputo

The first time I went to Mozambique was in April 2009 and I'd gone with a group of friends traveling to Xai-Xai. I think there were 6 or 7 of us and that drive felt like the longest drive of my life. Even though we were smart enough to hire a driver for the trip, after […]

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August 15, 2016
Part 2: Exploring London All On My Own

Continued from What I Learned From Travelling Alone Upon applying for my UK Visa, I had a conversation with a friend who was planning a trip to the States, alone. He had just received his U.S visa too and well, planning was on the table. Although for other reasons known to himself as to why […]

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