Africa, Backpacking, Expat, Expat Women, Johannesburg, Kilimanjaro

Discover Johannesburg’s Top Hikes

For a city as gritty as Johannesburg, you might be surprised to find out just how many fab hiking spots there are in and around it.  My friend, American expat Becci Monge has kindly written a guest post with her top local hiking picks. Becci got hooked on hiking last year when she decided (and by… Continue reading Discover Johannesburg’s Top Hikes

Child's sketch Mile High Living gives your zombie skin
Johannesburg, Weather

Mile High Living: High Altitude Quirks

There are a few quirks to mile high living.  I covered the zombie skin you get during Johannesburg's crackling dry winter months in the post High Altitude, Dry Altitude, but there are are other things about life on the Highveld that you might be interested to know about.  Dry Altitude In addition to zombie skin, dehydration is something… Continue reading Mile High Living: High Altitude Quirks