City correspondents

Visit Joburg’s 2 Chinatowns

Johannesburg is among the few cities in the world to have 2 Chinatowns. Jo’burg’s first Chinese immigrants arrived mainly from Guangzhou (Canton) in the late 1800s,…

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Diwali Festival in Johannesburg

Call me a heathen, but this year’s FNB Gauteng Diwali Festival, felt more like an outdoor corporate breakaway than a genuine cultural celebration. To their credit,…

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Drinking Like a Local in Vietnam

When traveling, I always find it best to eat where the locals eat and drink where the locals drink.  Sure the touristy places might be more accessible, cleaner and have…

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