Saturday kicked off the weekend in wine country. Destination: Stellenbosch. Mission: Drink and Be Merry. Our friends, Tom and Gabby, came around our place at 11am and we headed off east. 45 minutes away and we were there. Yep, it’s that close. Can we please move here already? We checked into our Life & Leisure… Continue reading Stellenbosch

Indaba Design Film Festival

Friday night kicked off the weekend with a quick dinner at Feast right down Bloem street from our place. Apparently it’s now an Indian place (good to know). Got a great R50 buffet and headed off to the Indaba Design Film Festival. We weaved our way through the streets of Cape Town (after forgetting the… Continue reading Indaba Design Film Festival

Categorized as Cape Town

Cape Town is Africa Light

I’ve drawn a comparison between African cities/nations and beers. This has nothing to do with skin color mind you. This has everything to do with the development, grittiness and level of chaos. You see, Cape Town is Africa Light. Probably a Bud Light or maybe even something lighter. Kenya I would say is a straight… Continue reading Cape Town is Africa Light

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Camps Bay

The weekend wasn’t filled entirely with just exercising, we also took some time to enjoy the beach.  Sunday morning rolled around and we decided to head out for Camps Bay.  Blue skies and not a care in the world. We grabbed a cab down the road and headed on over.  It’s on the same road… Continue reading Camps Bay

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Table Mountain

Table Mountain is one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. I now reaffirmed why. Saturday, Shan and I decided to wake up early(ish) and hike up that beautiful mountain outside our window. I completed this trek once before in 2008 with my buddies Todd and Andy. I do not remember it being so… Continue reading Table Mountain

Our Journey to Cape Town

Our journey to Cape Town consisted of the following: Going to CVG 5 hours early in an attempt to catch the earlier flight to Boston Why? We had a 30 min connection in Boston. Meaning, the plane would arrive at 6pm and our next flight left for Amsterdam at 6:30pm. This would officially leave us… Continue reading Our Journey to Cape Town

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We Have Arrived

After a 22 hour trip we have finally made it. We got a nice 12 hour sleep last night to make up for the lack thereof on the flights. We are currently meeting everyone in the 88mph offices here in Cape Town. The rest of the day will involve getting to know our neighborhood, getting… Continue reading We Have Arrived