Safari at Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

During our trip to South Africa a few months ago, our safari was hands down the best part of the trip! We spent two nights at Black Rhino Game Lodge in Pilanesberg National Park. When booking the trip, I had thought 4 game drives – one the afternoon we arrived, two during our full day…

7 Reasons to Visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town, South Africa

1. For the unique Cape Flora – the Cape Floral Region is the smallest of the six different floral kingdoms in the world, located only on the southwestern tip of South Africa. Kirstenbosch showcases thousands of the plant species only found in this region. We visited in September, which is springtime in South Africa, and the spring flowers…

Cape Peninsula Road Trip: A Day Trip from Cape Town, South Africa

Muizenberg Beach – 30 km from Cape Town Departing from Cape Town, our first stop after about a 30-minute drive was in Muizenberg. Muizenberg is most known for its charming and colorful bathing chalets on the beach – even on a cloudy day in the shoulder season (we visited in September), the beach was picturesque…

9 Things to Do in Bogota, Colombia!

On our recent trip to Colombia, we spent a day and a half in the country’s capital, Bogota! Here are our top 9 things to do while you’re there… Explore La Candelaria, Bogota’s old city! One of the highlights in this historic neighborhood is Plaza de Bolivar, the main square of the city where you’ll…

Sneak Peek: Photos from Colombia!

We started 2017 with our first trip to South America, spending 4 days in Colombia! We’re working on more posts from the trip, but couldn’t wait to share some of our pictures… We began in Bogota: After a day and half in Bogota, we flew to Cartagena on the coast of Colombia! While in Cartagena…

Visiting Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy

Our last stop on our two week Eurotrip this past spring was in Venice, Italy! We spent two and a half days there and knew that we had to see Piazza San Marco, one of the busiest squares in the city and home to the Doge’s Palace and the Basilica of San Marco. Hoping to…

Throwback to the Fiesta Bowl: Ohio State vs Notre Dame

A new college football season just started this past weekend and has me remembering last season when I was lucky enough to go to the Fiesta Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona! So here’s a throwback to that game back in January…. *Disclaimer: While I’m an Ohio State football fan I’m not a very good one… I…