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

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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