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Around the World on Points!



A Day on South Africa’s Panorama Route


The “Panorama Route” – an hour-long scenic drive featuring seemingly endless scenic lookouts – is an ideal place to spend a night to break up the 5-hour drive between Johannesburg and Kruger National Park. Continue reading “A Day on South Africa’s Panorama Route”

Trip Report: Kruger Self-Guided Safari

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Below is a day-by-day overview of our time in Kruger, describing the routes we took and everything else we saw and did (restaurants, activities, accommodation). Continue reading “Trip Report: Kruger Self-Guided Safari”

Kruger National Park Guide – Safari for $75/Day!

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We’re back home from South Africa, and wow, it exceeded our expectations in every way. Continue reading “Kruger National Park Guide – Safari for $75/Day!”

5 Day Stopover in Hong Kong

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Continue reading “5 Day Stopover in Hong Kong”

Cathay Pacific First Class


For this trip we’re starting with the best part – flying Cathay Pacific first class! Continue reading “Cathay Pacific First Class”

We’re off to South Africa, in Style for $330!

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I’ve been planning on going to South Africa for a while; unfortunately, it’s not so easy to get to. Flights are very long (15 hour flight from JFK) and expensive ($1500+). Continue reading “We’re off to South Africa, in Style for $330!”

A Week in Charleston, Savannah, and the Coastal South


From DC, the original plan was to drive through Delaware and coastal Maryland, but it was raining all day so we decided to go to Wilmington, NC instead Continue reading “A Week in Charleston, Savannah, and the Coastal South”

We’re on a USA Road Trip! First Up: Philly & DC


Michelle and I are on a 26-day road trip around the eastern United States, driving our own car, starting in Montreal. Continue reading “We’re on a USA Road Trip! First Up: Philly & DC”

A GoPro Video of our RTW Trip!

All thanks to Michelle, of course!


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