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Sara Essop
Freelance writer and blogger, In Africa and Beyond
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About me

I am a freelance writer and blogger based in Johannesburg. I am prone to catching the travel bug every so often. Taking the road less travelled or hopping on a plane to somewhere usually helps when this happens. I am married to someone who shares my love of travel, and am mum to two mini travelers. Visit my blog at

Why did you join the community?

To network with other travellers

What is your favorite travel destination?

The bush

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Spain, South America, Maldives - anywhere I haven't been

What was your first travel job?

I was invited to review a luxury hotel in Pretoria

What do you want to learn more about?

The Northern Lights

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Wanderlust, Freedom, Exploration