Beldi :|: Morocco

“Beldi! Beldi!”, the vendor repeated while showing us the oranges. “It means it’s good for you”, my mom’s incomplete explanation.

Visiting Kruger National Park without a car

I decided to follow some of their advice while also choosing some activities of my own and share that research below for other fellow travelers looking to visit Kruger but don’t have a car.

Convenient curry :|: South Africa

The bunny chow can also be referred to as “bunny”. Disclaimer: no bunnies were harmed in the research process of this blog post.

Fire and Cauldron :|: South Africa

Potjiekos /ˈpɔɪkiːkɒs/ or Potjie for short (pronounced “poiki”) is a South African stew. It literally translates to “small pot food”.

BYOB to Shisa Nyama :|: South Africa

Shisa nyama (or chesa nyama) – Zulu term which literally translates to “burn meat”

Continuing from my previous post about the braai, I thought of elaborating a bit more on it but looking specifically into the braai in the townships of South Africa.

Kom ons braai :|: South Africa

Braai /ˈbrʌɪ/ – South African term for a BBQ

“Kom ons braai” – Afrikaans which literally translates to “Come, let’s braai” but the phrase is more like “hakuna matata and let’s eat”.

In South Africa, people love their braais, even more so than Canadians love their BBQs. I once asked someone what is “braai” exactly? His response: EVERYTHING.