Category: Travel Guides

50 things to do in Cape Town

Cape Town, also known as South Africa’s Mother City, is consistently listed amongst the best cities in the world.  It is endowed with abundant natural beauty, many opportunities for adventure, world-class shopping and food, and captivating history. I often get asked about things to do in Cape Town so here are my recommendations. I have […]

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Seven Great Road Trips to do in Australia

“I can speak to my soul only when the two of us are off exploring deserts or cities or mountains or roads.” – Paulo Coelho Did you know that Australia is the sixth largest country in the world by area? It is also referred to as the world's largest island. The best way to see Australia […]

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10 Best things to do in Dubai

Dubai is one of the most visited cities on earth, famous for its man-made islands, huge skyscrapers and shopping malls. According to the latest Euromonitor rankings, more tourists now go to Dubai than Paris, New York or Tokyo. There are so many things to do in Dubai . It is a constantly expanding destination.  New […]

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9 Things to do in Abu Dhabi

On our final morning in Abu Dhabi, we set off on a city tour with Arabian Adventures. Unfortunately for us, it was a very foggy morning, typical of winter in the Emirate. However, the fog lifted gradually during the day and by midday, most of it had cleared up. The fog may have spoilt our […]

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Things to do in Al Ain

The Garden City of Al Ain may not be as popular with international tourists as the glamorous, glitzy cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but it is definitely worth a visit. Al Ain is the fourth largest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and one of its oldest cities. It was once an important […]

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Family-Friendly Bangkok Attractions

Bangkok, also known as the City of Angels, is the bustling, vibrant capital of Thailand. It is known for its golden spires, colorful tuk-tuks, and delicious street food. Here you will see modern skyscrapers standing alongside traditional temples. Bangkok is very different from European, American, and African cities. There are many unique things to do here, […]

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Things to do in Foz Do Iguacu

While doing research on Brazil and Argentina, the Iguacu Falls (also spelt Iguazu Falls and Iguassu Falls) seemed to come up all the time. After reading about it and seeing some photos, I decided that I had to include it in our itinerary too. Now that we have been there, I can safely say that […]

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Road trip bucket list for 2018

As we get into the swing of the new year, we often think about our resolutions for the year to come, and how we can become better versions of ourselves. From eating better and getting fitter, to saving more. But how many times do we resolve to travel more? With the whole year ahead of […]

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6 Things to Do in and Around La Jolla , California

La Jolla is a beautiful town in Southern California. Known as the jewel of San Diego, La Jolla is consistently listed as one of the top beach destinations in the world, and it is surrounded by the sea on three sides. There are some great places to stay in La Jolla, too. Here are six things […]

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Top Things To Do In Rio De Janeiro

“I woke up and, in Rio’s fall, the sea, the sky, the sun and mountain were fighting over which one was the most beautiful”. Millor Fernandes, Writer. Although I went to Rio in the summer, not the fall, it was just as exquisite. The sea, the mountains, the forests and the buzzing city, collaborate harmoniously […]

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7 Things to Do in Phoenix , Arizona

Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and the sixth largest city in North America. The city's dry, sunny weather attracts visitors year round and makes it a great destination for any trip. Nicknamed the Valley of The Sun, Phoenix offers an abundance of activities. With so many places to stay in Phoenix, you'll be able to […]

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The Where, When, and How of Whale Watching in Greenland

Whale Watching in Greenland: The Where, When, and How The first thing you’re probably thinking here is: Why go whale watching in Greenland in the first place? Aren’t there a lot of other places around the world where you can go Whale watching? Australia, for instance, has whales, and is a lot warmer! The most […]

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