The coldest, windiest, and driest landmass on Earth rests at the southernmost tip of the planet, where the fifth-largest continent stretches its icy expanse over five million square miles, all within the Antarctic Circle, and the site of the true South Pole.
Perhaps the greatest love story is that which saw Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan build a magnificent monument, the Taj Mahal, as a tribute to his wife and Queen, Begum Mumtaz Mahal, a Persian princess who died giving birth to their 14th child.
Experiencing our distant past contributes to our cultural understanding and intellectual development. Studying history at any level can go a long way in helping us define our identities. Afterall, how can we understand ourselves if
Being an American, it has always been a breezy affair to travel to Europe. All you need to do is purchase a ticket, fly to the destination of your choice, pass through the immigration and you’re
I recently enjoyed a retreat to the country thanks to ManleySocial who arranged a visit to Boschendal in the Cape Winelands and a stay in one of their gorgeous Orchard Cottages. Tucked up on the
From mesmerising public sculptures, respected art galleries to burgeoning street art, the world’s creative talent has flourished, and great artworks exist throughout. If you are a person who loves both art and travel like me,
The approach to Saint Denis Airport offers a view of the island as it pushes up from the endless ocean blues. It looks small, yet determined. The landing strip runs along the coastline and the
Eastern Europe may not be the first choice for travellers planning a holiday. But its medieval towns with rich history, scenic beauty, and vibrant nightlife have made it increasingly popular. And the best part? It’s much
After an exciting few days welcoming the Cape2Rio 2020 competitors at the finish line, see Cape2Rio 2020. Arrivals, 28th January 2020, Cape2Rio 2020. Arrivals, 29th January 2020, Cape2Rio 2020. Reporting from Rio de Janeiro. Arrivals, 30th January 2020 and Cape2Rio
A glimpse of some of the Cape 2 Rio Yacht Race arrivals into Guanabara Bay and Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro, having completed the transatlantic crossing from Cape Town, a distance of approximately 3600 nautical miles. All
The first thing to strike you about Ho Chi Minh City will be how the streets teem with family laden scooters, and how bicycles, cars and carts weave seamlessly between pedestrians as they go about
A couple of weeks back by invitation of Manley Communications I joined a lunch at Delaire Graff Restaurant for a double celebration that marked their ten years in operation and announced the appointment of their new Head Chef.
I had the great pleasure of a tour of the luxury Le Lyrial yacht with Ponant Cruises, followed by a delicious lunch onboard with Stephan Winter, Ponants’ International Sales Director. It was very special to learn
Looking back at my travel experiences of the past few years, there are certainly some adventurous moments that stand out as highlights and that I would like to recommend in my African Wish List for
This is heartbreaking. Lammie remains alone in her arid enclosure despite animal welfare specialists’ renewed calls on The Johannesburg City Council to relocate the grieving elephant from the Zoo to a free-roaming area after the recent
Cape Town’s Groot Constantia recently celebrated 333 years of winemaking with a gathering of media, winemakers and friends, who enjoyed the fine produce of the valley as the three key aspects of old meets new
I was interviewed by Bizcommunity.com about my travel trends and influencer predictions for 2018, including my thoughts on major disruptions that may just be on the rise, by Robin Fredericks. This as part of their
It may seem like a novel way to plan a trip, but think about how precious holiday time is and you’ll appreciate the importance of getting it just right. A holiday where you enjoy the
With the passing of the world’s longest-reigning monarch last year, Thailand mourned the loss of a symbol of unity and nationhood. Yet behind that was a family man, jazz enthusiast, sailor and animal lover. Here
As you know, I’m all about conscious travel, appreciation for the places we visit and respect for the people we meet along the way – as well as the notion of ‘leaving only footprints, taking
My visit to Reunion Island remains a highlight of my travels. The creole music, sultry atmosphere, myriad of attractions and activities are on offer. Black beaches, white beaches, blue lagoons, aerial views. Hilltop villages, an
It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of SWISS International Air Lines and have much love for everything Switzerland. This after living the dream and exploring the picturesque country on a trip with them