Mount Kilimanjaro Slideshow

Watch our Mount Kilimanjaro Slideshow and enjoy a great song by Angels and Airwaves called “The Adventure”! I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa from August 28, 2006 – September 2, 2006. One of my best friends, Jake, and I scaled the highest summit in Africa and to this day it is one of the [...]

Why Africa is my Favorite Continent: Part 1 North Africa

Africa is so big that I have decided to do a series of short summaries and photographs on the different regions of Africa over a few weeks. The first in the series is North Africa. Africa. The Dark Continent. Often times, mistaken for a single country, including former Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin. Africa is [...]

Medjumbe Private Island

We all dream of a remote tropical island as a paradise of sorts. We all want that Microsoft screensaver island. We want remote, small, beautiful and a touch of luxury wouldn’t hurt either. Now no island fills that screensaver image to perfection but Medjumbe Private Island off the coast of Mozambique comes pretty close. Medjumbe [...]

African Four Corners

The African four corners is a name given to the approximate meeting place of four nations: Namibia; Zambia; Zimbabwe, and Botswana. The Caprivi Strip of Namibia; which has long been a disputed region is kind of a dividing point and a meeting point for the African four corners. It’s not a perfect point like the [...]

Fox News Segment From South Africa

Here is my live Fox News segment from South Africa yesterday morning. Don’t mind my squinting as the sun was directly in my eyes! Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

A New Joburg

Johannesburg (Joburg) is a city of contrasts. This cannot be denied. The rich are really rich and live very well and the poor live poorly and often in squalor-there is no middle class. The city of Johannesburg has a terrible international reputation for crime and corruption and the Central Business District (CBD) is considered a [...]

South African Wine and Surf in Hermanus

Hermanus is located about 115km southeast of Cape Town and seems a world away. The mountains and hills above Hermanus and the cliffs and sea below give it a relaxed feel and a vibe that says, “chill out”. I had never heard of Hermanus until recently and was excited to go. Between the wine country [...]

Why You Should Visit Franschhoek

Franschhoek is a small town in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It has a population of about 15,000 people and is one of the nicest towns I’ve been to in South Africa. Franschhoek is about 75 kilometers from Cape Town and just past the more famous wine town of Stellenbosch. But that’s OK, [...]

The 5 Best Airlines in Africa

The 5 best airlines in Africa can be as contentious a topic as airlines in Africa in general. Some people are afraid to fly airlines in Africa period. That is obviously because of their own ignorance and fear but not all the fears are self conjured. Many African airlines do not have good safety records [...]

My Upcoming Trip to Africa

So I am taking a trip to Africa for the 19th time! I leave Sunday for a 3 week trip around Southern Africa. I fly South African Airways to Cape Town via Johannesburg and arrive Monday afternoon. Cape Town is one of my favorite cities and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. [...]

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