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Roaming Fox talks AirBnB, tips and secrets!

3 Cool things about using an Airbnb...and a few random rad tips and secrets AIRBNB EXPERIENCES A couple of months ago I had my first experience staying in an Airbnb. The accommodation was booked in advance with the intention of only four people using it. We were going to Cape Town and because of circumstances, I… Continue reading Roaming Fox talks AirBnB, tips and secrets!

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Homesickness.

Living abroad or long term travel brings with it some very real – mental challenges! I looked at Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock; and in this article I want to address what it is to be Homesick and how to deal with it. Firstly, what is it to be homesick? According to Wikipedia: “Homesickness is… Continue reading Homesickness.

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Why are we the best versions of ourselves when we travel?

Travel makes us better…

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To explore the world is a gift in oneself. To be able to meet new people, share new experiences and grow with the world is something I never lose sight of. The feeling of being on a plane; walking that narrow street toward the cathedral; sky diving in the air of Switzerland; climbing one of the many ranges of the Himalayas; sitting in a cafe with a bunch of unrecognizable faces and still being able to share stories of a lifetime; doing the many things you otherwise would have never done. Have you ever wondered what is it that makes us want to travel more? I mean who doesn’t love the idea of a comfortable bed in a big space in the suburbs of the city which junk food and Netflix to the rescue?

But yet, there is an urge to see new things. Why do we feel so great…

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Culture Shock

For first time travelers and seasoned travelers, the term “culture shock” may have been heard and experienced. I remember the first time I heard it, I thought I had seen it all on TV so moving countries would not be a big deal or bother me much, but I was not fully prepared until I… Continue reading Culture Shock

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The Festive Season – Durban Style

It’s the holidays again, and while the North celebrates their festivities in icy cold temperatures and snow – the South celebrates during the hot, sunny days. Having lived in Durban, South Africa, most of my life – you become accustomed to expats and tourists flocking to Durban over the festive season – an approximate of… Continue reading The Festive Season – Durban Style

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15 Travel Quotes to Live By!

Every now and then we all need a little motivation, a little reminder for why we travel and to validate that there are others who share the same feelings and emotions when they travel! I compiled a list of quotes that spoke volumes to me - the list was longer! These are the ones that… Continue reading 15 Travel Quotes to Live By!

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Plan for the New Year

Come December, and everyone is flaunting their “New Year Resolutions” – making unbreakable vows to get this or that done. While this is fair and well for some, for the rest it’s too much commitment and pressure all at once.   Rather than throw a few resolutions into the air, why not plan ahead and… Continue reading Plan for the New Year

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Incredible India

Incredible India was my choice of destination in April 2017 for a family vacation. With the help of a local travel agency, I had the pleasure of visiting Delhi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Vrindavan and Mumbai.   Delhi With a population of around 11 million, Delhi’s streets are constantly buzzing from early morning to late evening. People,… Continue reading Incredible India

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Travel Series – Discovering South Africa

I recently started a Travel Series as to why more travelers should visit this amazing country. You can read my first blog post here: Why you should visit South Africa now! and my second post here: South Africa's Beautiful Beaches. In this post, I look at some of the most magnificent mountains and mountain passes in… Continue reading Travel Series – Discovering South Africa

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Travel Series – Discovering South Africa

I recently started a Travel Series as to why more travelers should visit this amazing country. You can read my first blog post here: Why you should visit South Africa now! In this post, I look at some of the most beautiful beaches in South Africa, Africa and maybe even the world!   Camps Bay… Continue reading Travel Series – Discovering South Africa