Hiking with Lions: An Active Trip to Cape Town

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Cape Town is a city that loves the outdoors.  While other places may attract visitors with fancy shopping and trendy clubs, Cape Town prefers to keep it natural.  She shows off her beaches, mountains and countryside whenever the opportunity arises.  In fact, the Mother City is a place that inspires you to take in the [...]

Top Ten (Underrated )Things to Do in Cape Town

There's more to Simon's Town than penguins.

It’s no secret that Cape Town is a great city to visit.  Once again it was voted the top travel destination in the world by TripAdvisor.  It’s been named the World Design Capital for 2014 and its centerpiece, Table Mountain, has officially become one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.   There’s a lot [...]

The New City of Marrakech

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When people think of Marrakech, the images that tend to spring to mind are those of ancient buildings, bustling markets and an old and exotic culture. What you may not know is that in recent years the Gueliz area has been developing a reputation for fantastic dining, stylish bars and modern shopping to rival the [...]

Diarrhea + Ethiopia = Worst Day Ever

A fellow traveler once told us a story of wetting herself on an Indian train for fear of losing her seat and all her belongings. Another traveler recounted a tale of two horrendous days on a bus, stopping the driver every hour to relieve himself. He was later diagnosed with cholera. This is that type [...]