Africa’s time to shine

As it is the first time that an African country is hosting the Soccer World Cup, we round up some travel ideas about the five other African nations taking part in the 2010 World Cup in case you decide to stop over at any of these countries on your way...

Playground of the Garden Route

With the Easter holidays ahead as we celebrate family day, the Garden Route along the coast of South Africa is the ideal destination for families, with its magical forests, unspoilt beaches and captivating wildlife. Mossel Bay, Wilderness and Knysna offer child friendly activities and fun filled days for the whole...

A perfect stop off to Antarctica

The Rezidor Group, responsible for the International Radisson hotel chain, have firmly set their sights on the African continent, with South Africa at the forefront. The World Cup is not the draw however, it's Antarctica. Unlike the Soccer World Cup, this is a long term project with long term positive...

Wild about natural heritage

Website:  www.sanparks.org South African National Parks offer diversity of wildlife and nature, with sights and sounds that will leave footprints on your soul. It is through visiting these official conservation areas that the children of tomorrow can appreciate South Africa's natural heritage.

Skiing in Borovets, Bulgaria

Blimin’ freezing, but beautiful in Bulgaria Standing on the pavement outside of Letishta Sofia, the only airport in the Bulgarian capital city of Sofia, I realise that this is going to be like no Christmas I have ever experienced before. Already past midday, the temperature has just peaked at -10oC....

Adriatic sea kayaking, Croatia

It took a 40 minute ferry ride from Dubrovnik, Croatia to reach Lopud Island. It looked like something out of a movie set Р this little town on the waters edge with sloping green hills behind it. It had a feeling of excitement and adventure and I was looking forward...

Jamaican me happy

Ever since I saw the movie Cool Runnings I fell in love with Jamaica and its people. It was one of my dreams to go there someday. So one day my dad came home and told us that we are going to Jamaica, Grand Bahia Principe hotel. We were all...

FERRYING WITH THE LOCALS

My destination was Manuas and the only way to get there from Porto Velho was by ferry boat on the Madeira River. The Madeira River lies in the heart of the Amazon River drainage basin and being the longest tributary of the Amazon it was no wonder that my journey...

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