Spier Hotel, Vineyard and Spa, Stellenbosch

On a recent Erasmus conference in Stellenbosch, I had the pleasure of spending a night at the four star Spier Hotel, Vineyard and Spa. Comfortably nestled within the Stellenbosch Winelands, Spier is one of South Africa’s oldest wine farms with a proud history that was established somewhere in 1962. With ancient grape vines all round, […]

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Six Reasons to Visit Egypt After The Political Unrest

Political unrest in Egypt has been rife for ages now and as sad and scary as it is, there is a glimmer of hope. However despite the political situation many of the local travel warnings have been relaxed, allowing travelers back into the country. So that leaves us with the question of… to travel… or […]

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Exploring Durban’s Top Lifestyle Markets

Durban is one the most hip and happening cities on the east coast of Southern Africa. Well-known for its sun-kissed beaches and urban lifestyle, the mix of Indian and African influence will leave you with an unusual experience of diversity and culture. This is often captured through local food and lifestyle markets where you’ll find […]

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10 Things You Should Know Before Visiting the Pyramids of Giza

Among Egypt’s major attractions, there are some that you just can’t miss. Today there are more than 90 pyramids in Egypt with the most famous ones being held at Giza. Built sometime during 2550 BC, these sites serve as tombs for both kings and queens. Here are ten things you should know before visiting the Pyramids […]

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The Ultimate Destination Guide to Durban, South Africa

Durban is the ultimate destination for beach going travelers. Located on the east coast of Southern Africa and forming one of the biggest ports in Africa itself, it’s no wonder this city is at the forefront of trade and tourism. More affectionately known as The Kingdom of the Zulu, this  city is world renowned for […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Diving in Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada is known as the diver’s gateway to the Red Sea. Until the early 1980’s it was a small fishing village but has since grown into a large diving town. It is a great place for new scuba divers to learn and an excellent place for experienced divers to explore.   LOCATION Hurghada is located on the […]

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What To Wear When In Egypt

So you’re on your way to the land of pyramids, deserts and oases. Egypt is a beautiful place but have you ever wondered why locals wear layers of loose flowing robes? Should you wear the same or stick to your usual western attire when visiting? Here are some tips for what to wear in Egypt. […]

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10 Reasons Why I Love South Africa

We travel for different reasons. For some of us it’s work; for others it’s pleasure but being on the road travelling means that at some point on your international adventure, you are going to miss home. Perhaps it’s the rolling hills you long for or local authentic food… maybe it’s the well-known comforting smiles or […]

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10 More Tips for Travelling to Egypt

If you have read my first post on 10 Things You Need To Know Before Travelling To Egypt and feel as though you still need more information before you travel to this beautiful, history laden place, don’t worry. Here are 10 more tips to help you along… and because I love you guys so much, I’ve thrown […]

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A Travelers Guide to South African Slang

With eleven different languages being spoken all throughout South Africa; it can get pretty confusing when talking to the locals. Having a translation guide on hand will not only make it easier to understand what you’re hearing but will also make mingling with the locals a lot more fun. Here are a few useful words […]

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