Tag: South Africa

An Open Letter to the Springboks

It’s been almost 24 hours since you realized your loss against Japan. I’m sure you’ve seen all the jokes, all the memes, all the abandonment threats and all of the harsh words. You may think that you have disappointed or embarrassed a nation. You are well aware that the South

Things I Want

We are constantly told not to want so many things, but you can never get something unless you want it. I want to make a difference, in at least one life, for at least one moment. I want to be happy with what I have and what I don’t have

How Far Do I Have To Drive Until I Stop Missing You?

There are times that I just want to get in my car and drive, because at least when I’m driving I’m not sitting still. I want to occupy my mind with something that isn’t you. Somehow you creep into my head while I’m studying, watching TV, trying to sleep. And

Compulsive Outfit Planning – (uk, nam, za)

The couple weeks (okay, months) before a trip, I start trying to micro manage everything about my travels. I am heading off to the UK for four days, before I make my way south and spend some time in Namibia and South Africa. Since my schedule is pretty set in

“Wanderlust: A Very Strong and Irresistible Impulse or Desire to Travel the World.”

It is about the time again… I am hitting the ground running tomorrow, on my way back to Africa! The night before a big trip is when the trip anxiety tends to be at its peak. I got my documents ready, my passports packed, and all my bags pretty much

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