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African Sunrise, Amboseli National Park

By Zawadi Atieno

A Day in the Amboseli

What started as a journey in the wee hours of the morning turned out to be an unforgettable adventure in the wild that will forever be etched in our memories. The previous night I went over my checklist to ensure every item was packed and checked off as done. Aware of how early I needed […]

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By Saar Ba Khan

What’s so great about London. And not. – Black Cabs

Black Cabs easily make my list of London’s Seven Wonders. Black cabs are everywhere to be found. They are fast. They are highly comfortable. And of course, the drivers are dazzlingly knowledgeable. I do love the moment I step into the back of the cab effortlessly, keeping nearly horizontal as if into a horse carriage. […]

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By Jim Jorgensen

California Storm Chasing – Mendocino Style

Almost every year in January, my wife and I spend a long weekend at the Heritage House, on the coast just south of Mendocino California. This is a rugged section of the northern California coast with lots of cliffs, caves, and small beaches in the coves. We ‘discovered’ the Heritage House about 15 years ago. […]

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By Zawadi Atieno

Best Travel Apps every Traveler Must Have

We live in an era that is dominated by the internet and technology, and many transactions are carried out online via various apps and websites. In this regard, when it comes to planning and vacationing many travelers tend to weigh their options online. There are hundreds, if not tens of apps that are very useful […]

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By Alexandre Gourevitch

How did they do it before the suitcase got invented!? “To what do we owe the pleasure of this visit?” great innovations of all times in travel

Packing for a trip means packing a suitcase, right? Well, not always. Or to put it differently, the suitcase was not always around. And who invented it? Louis Vuitton is generally credited for it. He was a young man then, in the 1850s. Famous already, as he held a job as an official trunk-maker and […]

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By Jim Jorgensen

My favorite street in Paris – Rue Montorgueil

Paris is full of iconic landmarks and ‘must see’ places and ‘must do’ activities. I lived part time in Paris for for a few years,  So friends often ask me what they should spend time seeing and doing, I always add one ‘surprise’ to their itinerary – rue Montorgueil.  Highlights: It feels like a Paris […]

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By Luiz Seabra

The United Arab Emirates is not only the luxury of Dubai you see on Instagram

In 2020 I left Rio de Janeiro, my hometown, to go to the Middle East for the first time. I had never experienced a true Arabian environment. I knew I had an adventure ahead of me. Since I was young, I have had a passion for discovering different places and cultures, so I was determined […]

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By Jim Jorgensen

Sicily – Worth a Visit? Yes? No? Maybe?

I just returned from my first visit to Southeastern Sicily. With three other couples, we had rented a nice villa between the town of Ragusa and the beach community of Marina Ragusa.  Highlights: Syracuse (both the town central island and the ruins of Syracuse long glory years – Greek and Roman,  The non-touristy hill towns, […]

By Saar Ba Khan

What’s so great about London. And not. – The Mini-Maps

You’ve seen ‘em and you’ve loved ‘em instantly. The highly legible maps disposed outside the Tube and all over the streets in central London. Finally a map that is designed for its user. The center of each map stands precisely where I am, it faces where I face and it looks where I look, it […]

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By Lucas Braga

Your next trip should be to Spain!

Spain has one of the most diverse cultures in the world, and visiting it is worth every penny. So, if you are searching for a country to travel to, where you can live a different experience depending on the city you are in, I think you should consider Spain. I will tell you more reasons […]

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By Zawadi Atieno

10 reasons you should visit Capetown, South Africa

“This is the last call for Flight 827 departing Cape Town to Nairobi,” said the lady announcer, and my friend tugged at me, “Hey! I think that’s for us.” I was quite zoned out still reliving the past few days in South Africa. I was in awe of how two hours had flown right past […]

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By Alexandre Gourevitch

Here is a novel idea for travelers: the restaurant

When I travel, I like to count my blessings. Hotels, museums, public transport, guidebooks and multi-lingual guides. All great innovations. What would travel be like without them? But I feel that one more innovation deserves credit. An innovation both surprisingly recent, and fairly under-appreciated. That’s the restaurant. Beautiful, tasty, sexy, we all love a good […]