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Soweto South Africa

A tour of Soweto South Africa reveals the heart and soul of Johannesburg.The images of burning cars and riots of the 1980s are long...
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Things to do in Nairobi

Baby elephants, friendly giraffes and other wildlife are the focus of attention in Kenya's capital. Here are 10 things to do in Nairobi. 1-Foster an...
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Hiking Kilimanjaro | What A Woman Needs To Know

Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on your bucket list? At 5895m (19,341feet) Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest freestanding mountain in the world. 20,000 climbers attempt...
Glamping in Kenya - Olonana, Masai Mara

Glamping in Kenya – Olonana, Masai Mara

It’s 5.30am and the cheery morning greeting of my Maasai butler Lawrence rouses me from a deep sleep. Outside my tent, Lawrence is balancing...
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South Luangwa Walking Safari An Amazing Wildlife Adventure

A safari in Zambia's South Luangwa National park will have your heart thumping wildly. That's because you're likely to be on foot, with not...
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Where the Wild Things Are | Governor’s Camp

A cacophonous chorus of groans and grunts keeps me wide awake on my first night in Kenya's Masai Mara. It's not my first time...
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Anantara Kihavah Maldives | Rockstar Villa

Have you ever wanted to visit the Maldives? Live like a rock star in this opulent villa designed as a sanctuary for families and...
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Masai Mara Safari in Kenya

We’re bumping up and down in the back seat of a safari vehicle, bones rattling, as we fly through a field of grass. From...
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South Luangwa National Park – Sanctuary Retreats

Lord it at a Zambian lodge that was once a retreat for royalty and heads of state. In South Luangwa National Park, Sanctuary Retreats...
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Masai Mara hot air balloon safari

Of all the experiences in Africa, I'd have to put flying in a hot air balloon at the top of my list of things...


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Shopping in Macao – 7 Fun and Quirky Stores

One of the great pleasures of Macao is that even though it’s one of the world’s major vacation destinations, it has managed to retain...