The Emirates Experience

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Tweet With some airlines today stripping away food and movies, there are still a few airlines that will provide many luxuries.  Emirates, with its base in the Dubai, provides luxury and comfort and is considered to be one of the best airlines in …

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The Food of South Africa

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Tweet I had a chance to experience a food journey through my few weeks in South Africa. Here are some pictures of memorable food items. Some local dishes include: Bobotie:  Slightly spicy Cape Malay (ethnic group in South Africa of …

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The Garden Route – South Africa

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Tweet After our visit to Oudtshoorn, we made our way through the Garden Route of South Africa.  The Garden Route is a popular scenic route in the southwestern part of South Africa, stretching from Heidelburg to Storms River. The climate is …

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Mini-guide: The Winelands of South Africa

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Tweet Do you ever think of the wine when you think of South Africa?  This wine region is quite remarkable from the breathtaking views to the delicious gourment food to the wide variety of wine.  Here is a mini-guide of the …

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A Village Visit in Namibia

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Tweet A very memorable village visit in Africa was the Ju/Hoansi-San Village (San Bushmen) in Namibia.   The San Bushmen are indigenous people of southern Africa which spans parts of South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, and Angola.  Traditionally they …

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Ostriches and Caves in Oudtshoorn

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Tweet Have you ever wondered what it is like to ride on an ostrich?  Squeeze through tight passageways in underground caves?  Or take a scenic drive along the arid landscape? Well, we had a chance to do all three in the town of Oudtshoorn (located …

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Driving along the Whale Coast Route – South Africa

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Tweet The Whale Coast Route If you have a few extra days in Cape Town, why not make the leisurely drive to Hermanus?  The Whale Coast Route (road along the coast) starts from Gordon’s Bay, 40 minutes east of Cape Town.  You start …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town

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Tweet Cape Town is a beautiful port city on the western side of South Africa.  The pristine beaches and the iconic image of Table Mountain are just a few images that capture the livelihood of Cape Town.  South Africa had …

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