1. If you don't have Ray Bans...you are out of style
2. ...Same with anything Puma
3. Americans are loved here
4. ...But definitely not all the time
5. Having a view of a mountain in my backyard isn't so shabby
6. Diet Coke = Coke Light in South Africa
7. Even with a past of extremely corrupted government, SA's progress to make jobs for those who need it is 100 times above the U.S.
8. European influence in architecture is world-wide
9. No Chinese take-out boxes can be found in Cape Town on New Years. There's no time to eat! Just celebrate, with people of all races.
10. You can find family everywhere. The sense of community here is incredible.