The Born Frees

While in Cape Town I had the opportunity to visit the infamous Robben Island where Nelson Mandela among many others was held prisoner (more about this next week). After visiting this very moving place I was taking the ferry back to the mainland. While on the ferry I was thinking about what I had seen […]

Uber Is Everywhere

While not an Uber or Lyft junkie I do use the ride sharing services from time to time when it is convenient. I especially use it in the U.S. when I am traveling as I find it less expensive and less a hassle than renting a car. It did not occur to me to use […]

Earthquake In Tanzania

Being a native Californian and having lived in both the San Francisco and Los Angeles areas I have experienced and always live with the thought of earthquakes. And while there is seismic activity everywhere in the world I was quite shocked to hear about a 5.7 – 5.9 magnitude earthquake hitting Tanzania a few days […]