Travel

Cape Town summers

Cape Town is a miserable place to be in the winter. It’s cold, it’s rainy, there are storms that blow in and don’t blow out for days, and everyone who lives in the city…

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Why Venice is the watery gem it is

Venice certainly is one of the most intriguing cities in Europe, a bizzare and medieval metropolis. Built in the swampy waters in a tidal lagoon, it swapped streets for…

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Deep in the heart of Amish country, Pennsylvania, USA, lies a small city (classified as such only because of its cathedral, apparently). The city has long tree-lined streets,…

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Perspective – The True Size of Africa

A little perspective never hurt anybody, and this week, I got a great dose of it, thanks to a wonderful infographic about the African Continent. Making the rounds in social…

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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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