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September 16, 2017 – 2:31 am

In this insightful gem, journalist and life coach Wanda Hennig writes wisely, hilariously and sometimes poignantly about sex and food; living for three-and-a-half years at the San Francisco Zen Center; moving solo from one continent to another; meditation; creative mindfulness strategies and more. Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press). Edition Two (Mouth Orgasm edition) published August 2017 (ISBN 9780996820523 paperback; ISBN 9780996820523 eBook).

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The man who built Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium

October 7, 2012 – 11:56 am
Inside the stadium during the Spain vs Switzerland game in 2010.

The brief lead architect Gerhard le Roux got was to create a world-class, multi-purpose sporting facility and an iconic, innovative and sustainable landmark for Durban. The resulting Moses Mabhida Stadium would be the jewel in the Kings Park Sporting precinct. The entire area would feature additional sporting arenas and facilities as well as restaurants, shops, children’s play areas and a pedestrian walkway linking the stadium complex to the beach.

Culinary Kenya: Tough old bird doesn’t cut it; Molo lamb does

October 18, 2010 – 12:38 pm
Inside Blanco's, Nairobi.

Story and pics: Wanda Hennig
 
I didn’t go to Kenya for a culinary experience. I went with a commission to write …

Let Football Nights plan your World Cup South Africa travel

April 12, 2010 – 4:17 pm
World Cup South Africa entertainment option

Are you going to South Africa for the 2010 world cup soccer tournament. If not, why not? The good news …

Every year is Year of the Tiger at South Africa’s Tiger Canyons

January 20, 2010 – 12:23 pm
Books by Daryl and Sharna Balfour. Screen shot.
Acclaimed wildlife author and photographer Daryl Balfour was in the tiger’s den at South Africa’s famed JV Tiger Canyons five hours after tiger Julie gave birth to her five cubs, including a white cub.

Story by Daryl Balfour
Guest Contributor
Photos by Daryl and Sharna Balfour

I spent two hours in a tiger’s den this week, watching her nurse five hours-old newborn cubs — including the first white cub born in the wild in more than 50 years.

Sex, Social Media and New Zealand (3): Blogs & Vlogs

November 6, 2009 – 4:02 pm
Lunch Maori-style at Te Puia, Rotorua, with Patrick Tamati and Te Taru White.

Blog posts on this link were published on my San Francisco Culinary Travel Examiner link. The link was deactivated along …

Sex, Social Media and New Zealand (2): How to write a travel blog

November 4, 2009 – 4:26 pm
Air New Zealand love goddess Cheryl Pasko at the pre-flight party at LAX.

Ten tips to publishing online (versus writing for a print publication).
My first journalism job was on The Daily News in …

Oakland and South Africa connect. So what does Cheetah Outreach have to do with it?

November 3, 2009 – 11:58 pm
Vergelegen Wine Estate — a Cape Dutch picture.

Vicki Gutgesell loves animals and she loves to travel. She goes to see wildlife, birdlife and marine life au natural …

Sex, Social Media and New Zealand — (Part 1)

October 11, 2009 – 6:32 pm
Of course, New Zealand is also famous for its wine. Photo: Ian Trafford
Travel writing in the age of blogs, twitter — and when ‘viral’ is desirable.

By Wanda Hennig
A veteran print journalist and editor — turned online writer, blogger and social media buff — embarks on a real-life travel writing-cum-social media project and invites you along for the ride. Tips, hints, pitfalls to avoid, good practices to aspire to, facts, fallacies and all the write stuff.

The invitation in my inbox read:

“Dear Wanda
 — Love is in the air at Air New Zealand as the airline prepares for the world’s first Matchmaking Flight. On October 13, an estimated 100 singles will journey from Los Angeles to Auckland, each with the hope of finding a match in air,