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The faces we met in Cape Town

The faces we met in Cape Town

The goal of our Faces of Cape Town tour is to give insight into how people in the city’s townships live. The shacks are the first thing you see when you hit the highway from the airport to Cape Town, and we want to show that there is hope and...
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Cape Town’s other wine route: Constantia

Cape Town’s other wine route: Constantia

If you know South African wines, you’ve probably heard of Stellenbosch or even Franschhoek — these tend to be the valleys most commonly associated with wines from the Cape. But there are also plenty of other routes worth exploring, such as the lush Constantia Valley, located just 15 minutes from...
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What’s on: Summer sporting events in Cape Town

What’s on: Summer sporting events in Cape Town

Cape Town has been named the Cape of Storms and the Cape of Good Hope, we can now add anew title to the Cape area: the Cape of Great Events. Summertime is when Capetonians come out to play, whether it’s on the beautiful white beaches, at prestigious wine estates, or...
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The lunar-like landscape of Cappadocia

The lunar-like landscape of Cappadocia

Cap a what now? Kap-ah-dok-yah. It can be a hard one to pronounce, but make every effort to get it right as this enchanting part of the world is one that you will never forget. Turkey’s grand natural wonder of the world, Cappadocia, makes you feel like you have lifted...
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Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Everyone knows the Napas and the Barossas of the world — places whose names are synonymous with one thing and one thing only: really, really good wine. The malbecs of Argentina, the ports of Portugal, the shirazes of Australia — it’s easy to think you’ve tasted the world when you’ve...
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Cooking Lessons Around The World

Cooking Lessons Around The World

Being invited into the home of a local on your travels can be an educating and enlightening experience. Being invited into someone’s kitchen, however, is one of the most enriching experiences you can have whilst exploring the world. I’ve been fortunate enough to cook and dine with people from all...
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9 of the world’s best Christmas markets for merrymaking

9 of the world’s best Christmas markets for merrymaking

Year-round, local markets are the best place to get a taste for local life (literally, since you can scoop up tasty snacks as you browse!). But at Christmas time, markets become so much more than just a place to shop — they become magical winter wonderlands filled with tasty cold-weather...
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Must-buy souvenirs from Krakow

Must-buy souvenirs from Krakow

Part of the fun of visiting a new city is picking out all the great souvenirs you want to bring home, either to remind yourself of how much you loved this corner of the world, or to introduce a piece of a new place to friends and family (and let...
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A veterans’ guide to touring Washington DC

A veterans’ guide to touring Washington DC

We all know that Washington DC is a treasure trove of tourism with amazing museums and memorials on every block. Choosing what to hit and what to skip can be stressful and can lead to feeling like you’re missing out on what makes this city special. This is especially the...
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How to be a responsible tourist in Lisbon

How to be a responsible tourist in Lisbon

Ah, vacations! That wonderful time of the year when you can just relax and enjoy yourself in a new place. But sometimes it’s not always so fun for the locals in your chosen destination. As tourism continues to grow everywhere, pressure falls on locals to take in more people (who...
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