8 Reasons to Visit Cape Town, South Africa

Chapman’s Peak Drive

After you’ve seen the sights around Cape Town, leave the city limits behind and start exploring the Cape of Good Hope. I recommend accessing the cape via Chapman’s Peak Drive.

Warning! This “drive” is not for those easily scared. The toll road boasts 114 gnarly curves carved into the seaside cliffs. The scenic yet thrilling drive is popular with adrenaline junkies and car advertisements alike. I white knuckled all 9km my first time behind the wheel of a right side driving car.



11 Great Hostels to Stay In

For budget-minded travelers in search of a cheap place to stay, hostels can be the perfect option. Generally, hostels offer much better value than hotels and short-term apartment rentals. Because less money is spent on accommodations, it allows globetrotters to designate a larger portion of their budget to good food and sightseeing activities instead.

11 Great Hostels in Europe to Stay In

If you’re a budget-minded backpacker interested in meeting fellow travelers along the way, hostels are an exceptional alternative. Intimate, community-minded, and affordable, hostels have exploded in popularity and really come a long way. From shared open-concept spaces to private ensuites, it’s easy to find a mix of both communal and secluded accommodations.

The 10 Most Historic Prisons

While jail time isn’t a walk in the park for any convicted felon, many tourists flock to historical prisons around the world when traveling. This is due to their mystic, history, and eerie ambiance. While it may seem a little crazy, visiting a local prison can provide a ton of insight on a region’s roots and culture.