Travel Destinations: Africa

I’ve Been There: Kenya

A Nairobian Sunset | Photo credit: Mutua Matheka

Packed and ready to go, I felt somewhat apprehensive about travelling half way around the world, on my own, to fulfill a lifelong dream. But within minutes of arriving in Nairobi I knew I was in for a trip of a lifetime. Kenya, the birthplace of the wildlife safari, has a well-deserved reputation as the […]  Read More

Emerging Destinations: Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is sated with archaeological verification and substantiating evidence of civilizations having been located there from the 3rd millennium BCE. Settlements were also found in proximity to the modern city of Al Ain.  Read More

Africa has the ability to excite the soul

Botswana's Chobe National Park

Africa has the ability to renew the spirit and excite the soul. I visited Botswana and South Africa in August and with many great experiences, those moments up close and personal with the animals remain the most memorable. My first encounter was in Botswana, on a sundowner cruise in Chobe National Park. The boat approached […]  Read More

Durban: The Golden Port of South Africa


Modern Durban was founded in the 1830’s following a gift of land by the then Zulu King, Shaka. The settlement was named in honour of the Cape Colony governour, Sir Benjamin d’Urban. Durban’s bright beaches and vibrant nightlife create a subtropical city holiday you won’t forget. Durban, or eThekwini, is the largest city in Kwa-Zulu […]  Read More

Casablanca: The Whitehouse of Morocco

The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Casablanca may well have a thousand faces. With its wide boulevards of ultra-modern, art deco or Hispano-Moorish buildings, parks, squares, public fountains and sandy beaches along the Atlantic, Casablanca will soon seem familiar. It is a unique blend of east and west, a subtle balance between tradition and today.  Read More

South Africa’s Kruger National Park

Visitors to Kruger National Park encounter a lion

Just bring your sense of adventure… At 20,000 sq kilometres, Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in South Africa and boasts the world’s highest concentration of wildlife species, and where nearly 2 million hectares of unrivalled diversity of life forms fuse with historical and archaeological sites – this is real Africa. Created in […]  Read More

How does one define Cape Town?

Cape Town

Cape Town 
How does one define Cape Town? Simple … By the awards and accolades the city has received, and will no doubt, continue to receive! The city has recently won not one, but two prestigious awards.  Read More

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