Smoking Dragon Festival in Drakensberg, South Africa Guide

Yohhh… What a time. I had never been to a festival before and following the aftermath of Smoking Dragon, I might never go to another one again. According to my much more festival-seasoned friends, it doesn’t get much better than that. There is a sincere fear within me that all future festivals are going to… Read More Smoking Dragon Festival in Drakensberg, South Africa Guide

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Spending The Weekend in a Xhosa Village In Coffee Bay: Photo Gallery

I’ve been away from the ocean for too long, I thought to myself as I nursed a post-festival come-down. Nestled deep in the countryside of KwaZulu-Natal, I was hours away from the nearest ocean. A cold swim and a fresh breeze would be undeniably stellar. So instead of doing the sensible thing and moving north… Read More Spending The Weekend in a Xhosa Village In Coffee Bay: Photo Gallery

Why Mexico Is A Great Place For Your First Backpacking Trip

Before this current trip to Mexico, I had been to Mexico about six or seven times. Not once had I even thought about staying there long-term. I had backpacked Central America before and did spend some time in Mexico but half of that was spent in… ugh… Cancun. However, don’t let the negative preconceptions of… Read More Why Mexico Is A Great Place For Your First Backpacking Trip