5 Surprising Things About South Africa

We spent three weeks in South Africa in late August and early September. The experience that was one has varies by what you bring into the situation. As a Black person living in America I was excited to be returning to the continent of my ancestors and excited to meet some South Africans. Due to some of the blog posts I read, I was a little worried about crime (car jackings) and people trying to take advantage of us. Thankfully, we didn’t have any problems in any of the three major cities (Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban) that we visited.


5 Tips for International Travel With a Toddler

Our baby started traveling with us when he was six months old. We started domestically (short flights and familiar airline experiences) and moved on to international flights once the baby was a year old. To find out why we travel with our little one, click here. We visited South Africa in September (Johannesburg, Cape Town…

Things to Do in Phnom Penn, Cambodia

National Museum of Cambodia http://www.cambodiamuseum.info/index.html Daughters of Cambodia Visitor’s Center http://daughtersofcambodia.org/retail-and-service-business/visitor-centre#_=_ Silver Pagoda http://www.canbypublications.com/phnompenh/pproyalpalace.htm Kampot crab Read article here Central Market or Phsar Thmei http://www.tourismcambodia.com/travelguides/provinces/phnom-penh/what-to-see/25_central-market-phsar-thmei.htm Killing Fields of Choeung Ek  

We’re Going to Cambodia

I have been wanting to visit Cambodia since I was in 11th grade. Yesterday, we bought our tickets (two parents and a toddler). Of course we want to see Angor Wat but I’d like to explore the country a bit as well. I’m a little concerned since we don’t speak Khmer and Cambodians aren’t big…