Durban: The Golden Port of South Africa



Africa

Durban

Modern Durban was founded in the 1830’s following a gift of land by the then Zulu King, Shaka. The settlement was named in honour of the Cape Colony governour, Sir Benjamin d’Urban. Durban’s bright beaches and vibrant nightlife create a subtropical city holiday you won’t forget. Durban, or eThekwini, is the largest city in Kwa-Zulu […] Read More

I’ve Been There: Uniworld River Cruises

Cruises, I've Been There

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Photo credit: Uniworld.com 20 Countries, 13 Rivers, 40 Itineraries, 500 Departures Multi-award winner Uniworld Boutique River Cruises provide distinctive ships, creative itineraries If you have been aboard one or more of the many cruise ships available today – perhaps sailing the in the Caribbean or sailing the west coast to Alaska, you may now want […] Read More

Argentina: Tourists are welcome

Central / South America

Diagonal Norte, in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is the second largest country in South America, after Brazil. And the government and Ministry of Tourism officials want you to visit. In the last few years, tourism has taken a marked step forward, both internally and on the world stage as government officials have recognized that, all previous difficulties […] Read More

The U.S. Virgin Islands: No less than enlightening

Caribbean / Mexico

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Huge staghorn coral spread its antler-like arms below me. Swaying soft fan coral undulated with each wave pulsation. Blue tang, angelfish, sergeant majors and other tropical species with the most lavish colors swam freely. A large sea turtle meandered through the coral maze. An inquisitive eel popped out to watch my passage. A ghostly ray swept along on a sand avenue between the coral heads … Read More

Cool Travel Tools

Travel Tips

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Cool online tools for travelers to use. Read More

Casablanca: The Whitehouse of Morocco

Africa

The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Casablanca may well have a thousand faces. With its wide boulevards of ultra-modern, art deco or Hispano-Moorish buildings, parks, squares, public fountains and sandy beaches along the Atlantic, Casablanca will soon seem familiar. It is a unique blend of east and west, a subtle balance between tradition and today. Read More

South Africa’s Kruger National Park

Africa

Visitors to Kruger National Park encounter a lion

Just bring your sense of adventure… At 20,000 sq kilometres, Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in South Africa and boasts the world’s highest concentration of wildlife species, and where nearly 2 million hectares of unrivalled diversity of life forms fuse with historical and archaeological sites – this is real Africa. Created in […] Read More

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