OnTravel Interview: St. Helena

After an aborted attempt to record while I was on the island, if finally managed to contact Paul and Elizabeth from OnTravel when I was in Cape Town to talk about my recent trip to St. Helena. This is the first of my reports from my 3 week trip to the island. Podcast: Play in …

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Robben Island

Robben Island UNESCO World Heritage Site, South Africa

From the World Heritage inscription: Robben Island was used at various times between the 17th century and the 20th century as a prison, a hospital for socially unacceptable groups, and a military base. Its buildings, and in particular those of the late 20th-century maximum security prison for political prisoners, testify to the way in which …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 163

This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest Corey Taratuta from the Irish Fireside Podcast. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts

OnTravel Interview: South Africa

After spending several weeks driving around Southern Africa, a week of which with my friend Shannon O’Donnell, we did a joint appearance on, OnTravel. It was a two-part show where we talked about our impressions of Africa and the travels we had upcoming during the next few months: my trip to St. Helena and Shannon’s …

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Seven Years On the Road

Today marks the 7th anniversary of the day I turned over the keys to my house and began a life of full time travel. There are other dates close to this I could have chosen as my anniversary, but I picked turning over the keys to my house as the start of my travels because …

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Off to St. Helena!

In 2011 I did a post listing the 13 places in the I most wanted to visit but haven’t yet. To date, I’ve only visited one of the places on that list: Lord Howe Island in Australia. Today I’m embarking on a trip in Cape Town to cross off the second destination on my list: …

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