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10 Reasons to Visit South Africa
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10 Reasons to Visit South Africa

10 Reasons to Visit South Africa in Spring There are countless reasons that you should visit South Africa, in fact South Africa should be on at least everyone's top ten travel destination bucket list. In Spring, however South Africa really blossoms. South Africa is beautiful all year round, with almost perfect weather conditions, some of the most beautiful and diverse people in the world, with a rainbow ...
The Top 10 Best Islands in the World
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The Top 10 Best Islands in the World

World’s Best Islands - Top 13 Dreaming of an island getaway? Get inspired with this list of 13 of our best islands. Thirteen travel enthusiasts had their say on what their best islands are! Here’s the list of the world’s best islands. Add them to your bucket list!

1. Cape Breton Island – Canada Recommended by Alannah McEwan, from Itchy Feet Travel Cape Breton is first on our list of ...
Four Places in Nairobi to See
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Four Places in Nairobi to See

A Fun Day In Nairobi: Places to See in Nairobi

Nairobi is one of three major hubs in Africa that people travel through (Johannesburg and Addis Ababa being the others). Most of those flights land in the evening and depart late in the evening. Many people have a day to spend in Nairobi. Therefore, people ask me if they have a free day in Nairobi is there anything to do there? The short ...
Ibo Island Festival – Mozambique
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Ibo Island Festival – Mozambique

Mozambique Moments: Ibo Island Festival Every year, Ibo Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago of Northern Mozambique comes alive with celebrations for Mozambique’s independence, focusing around the island’s rich traditions and family. As one of the oldest settlements in Mozambique, the history of Ibo Island goes back to a time when slaves, gold and ivory were traded by Arab merchants. The Portuguese ...
Namibia – Best African Travel Destination
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Namibia – Best African Travel Destination

The Best African Travel Destination - Namibia (including itinerary) Africa has been getting lots of bad press lately…if you leave it to the media you would think the whole continent was full of diseased people, warring factions and destitution but there are lots of success stories and I would like to share one with you. I had the honor and privilege of traveling to Namibia to explore the country as ...
The Best 2017 Wedding Destinations Abroad
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The Best 2017 Wedding Destinations Abroad

Wedding Destinations Getting hitched in the UK is lovely, but it always has its downfalls. The weather. Will it rain, even in July? You can guarantee that you’ll have nice weather every day of the month and the day of your wedding it’ll pour it down with rain. To get away from the miserable UK weather, more and more people are choosing to get married abroad in countries like Italy and France. You’re ...
Visit Botswana
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Visit Botswana

Visit Botswana I’ve been traveling to Africa since 2000, and in that time, I have visited all or most of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa and a few in West Africa. The most recent (and lucky number 13) was the country of Botswana. Botswana is a fascinating country and is the largest supplier of diamonds. It has a government that has a great reputation of providing for its people which shows as ...
How To Stay Connected and Charged in Africa
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How To Stay Connected and Charged in Africa

Staying Connected and Charged In Africa

When I made my first trip to Africa I brought 60 rolls of film in a lead lined bag, a blackberry that did not work anywhere and lots of spare AAA and AA batteries. The only way I could even see what emails were sent was when I was in Zanzibar and could get to an internet café. And during my next visit when I climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro I carried with ...
Top 5 Reasons to Visit Mozambique Now
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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Mozambique Now

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Mozambique Now Vasco Da Gama Visited Mozambique in 1498 but this ex-Portuguese Colony is still under the radar for tourism. The traditional dhows plying the azure seas are a left-over from the Arab slave trade and ancient European looking mansions and avenues add to the interesting mix of culture and spirit. Visit Mozambique for its hotspot of uniqueness wherever you look and ...
Train Travel in South Africa: Rovos Rail
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Train Travel in South Africa: Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail When you think of travel through Africa, thoughts of 4-wheel drives on rough roads and small bush planes landing on dirt airstrips come to mind. But how many people think of train travel? Train travel used to be quite extensive through Africa but then in most places it was abandoned or fell in disrepair. But one place, South Africa, still has a rail system and there are a couple of companies ...
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