Category Archives: Food in South Africa

Challenge Accepted: Bunny Chow- a Traditional South African Meal

I have not officially done a “challenge” in a while and decided that now is as good of a time as any.  Noel challenged me to write about South African food and Zelda challenged me to prepare a dish. I figure … Continue reading

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Durban and the Oyster Box Hotel

Durban is a popular beach destination in South Africa and located 620 kilometers (385 miles) southwest of Pretoria. In February, we decided to visit the area and made reservations at the Oyster Box Hotel. Road trips in this country can be very … Continue reading

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Our First Visitors- Part 2: Safari

Going on safari was truly amazing.  We stayed for 3 nights at Nzumba Lodge which is part of the Klaserie Nature Reserve and located in Greater Kruger National Park.  Everything about the accommodation was exceptional.  It is very private, you … Continue reading

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The Way We Talk and What We Miss

There are a lot of differences in the way people talk in South Africa vs back in America. Before we left America, people would speculate on if our kids would pick up the South African accent.  Of course, we’ve only … Continue reading

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Care for some Rooibos Tea??

I have probably beaten to death how family friendly restaurants in Pretoria are but I HAVE to give an extra special shout out to a particular class of restaurants known as Tea Gardens.  They are everywhere and something about me … Continue reading

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