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Why the Seychelles aren’t just for honeymooners

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As I sit at the departure gate in Dubai, waiting for my flight to the Seychelles to be called, I’m starting to feel a wee bit lonely. I am surrounded by couples and I’m guessing most are honeymooners. I think I can tell by the amount of doe-eyed gazing, hand holding and knee stroking going […]

08/10/2018 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
Wildlife in Chobe National Park, Botswana
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The Okavango Delta: Discovering Africa’s greatest oasis

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The Okavango Delta is a colossal wetland in Northern Botswana. The river here doesn’t flow into the ocean but instead floods the Kalahari Desert creating a vast sanctuary teeming with diverse wildlife. The delta’s ecosystem is unique and largely untouched by humans; a rare example of a still completely wild Africa. The journey to our […]

14/08/2018 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
The whitewashed casbah of Tangier, Morocco
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What you can expect from a local tour of Tangier, Morocco

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Often referred to as Europe’s ‘Gateway to Africa’, Tangier fuses together many different cultures and religions. Although a heavy Spanish influence remains the most prominent after many fled here to escape General Franco during the civil war. As a result, Jews, Muslims and Christians, Europeans, Arabs and Berbers all live together in harmony. Unlike other […]

27/07/2018 / By / , , , , , / Post a Comment
A local couple hug in Botswana
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Botswana: A country full of hope

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Botswana is one of the most welcoming, hopeful and beautiful countries I’ve visited. The local people personify the country’s joyful spirit. You can see it in their faces and the convivial attitudes of our hosts. It’s easiest to illustrate this with contrasts drawn by the start of my journey. I began in Johannesburg. Driving through […]

22/05/2018 / By / , , / Post a Comment
Temple of Seti pillars
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Why you can’t miss the Temple of Seti I on your Egypt trip

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Aside from being touted as one of the best preserved religious sites in the world, the Temple of Seti I in Abydos, has some fascinating stories behind it.

01/03/2018 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment