Capetown, South Africa

Everything I Thought About South Africa Was Wrong

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Please take a moment, close your eyes and repeat the words “South Africa” three or four times. The goal of this short exercise is to see exactly what pops into your head upon hearing the name of this country because, after all, everybody has their own idea of what a trip to South Africa would entail. Then, once you have …

June 24th, 2010: Seven Posts To Read

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A couple of days ago, I had a little more time than normal to sit down and go through the dozens of blogs that I follow either through RSS or email. And it was perhaps one of the most rewarding blog reading sessions I’ve had in a while, as with the extra time on my hands, I was able to …

Interview At JetSetCitizen.com

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This is just a quick post to let everyone know that I was interviewed this week by fellow global citizen, John Bardos, over at JetSetCitizen.com, one of the websites that I’ve really connected with over the past few months. The interview can be found right here and I also highly recommend exploring all of the useful, real life information John …

Guest Post at QuestForBalance.com!

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Today I am fortunate enough to have a guest post published over at the beautifully refreshing site, www.QuestForBalance.com, run by the one and only Lisis. Not only has Lisis offered me valuable encouragement over the past few months, but her site and its incredible community of readers have helped me maintain my current level of motivation to succeed with many …