Travel

New thrills in Orlando

During my trip to Florida I visited Orlando – and since I am going to write about them – several of the theme parks there. At first it felt odd. I’m a grown…

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Swine Flu Blues – Mexico Travel

(Mexico photo courtesy of lightmagic) One of the unfortunate side-effects of today's highly viral and media-drenched world is that we change our travel plans, according…

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Johannesburg: Gold Reef City

It doesn’t matter just how old you are, there is something for you at Gold Reef City – or so I found out… We arrived on a summer’s morning at 9 am and the queues were…

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Singapore's Southern Ridges

(photo courtesy of the Naughty Prata) The Southern Ridges is a trail in Singapore, 9 kilometers in length, that connects 3 large parks – The Mount Faber Park, the…

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Learn Local Customs, Before You Go

(photo of the Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand) One of the reasons that I travel is to experience new cultures and customs. I enjoy having my way of thinking changed or challenged,…

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The Natural Side of Miami

Before I went to Miami I had a very stereotypical image of the city. Party and crime – was what first came to mind. Now that I have been here for a long weekend, I am happy…

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