Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city in Brazil, famed for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado and for Sugarloaf Mountain, a granite peak with cable cars to its summit. The city is also known for its sprawling favelas (shanty towns). Its raucous Carnival festival, featuring parade floats, flamboyant costumes and...
Buffelsdrift is situated 7 km’s from Oudtshoorn, en route to the Cango caves. Accommodation consists of 25 luxury tents overlooking the natural waterhole. They offer bush safaris, an elephant experience and horse riding. The property consists of 3 000 ha and includes mountain zebra, hippo, springbuck, black wildebeest, gemsbok, giraffe, reedbuck and a variety of birdlife. On arrival, we were...
Although I have travelled extensively in South Africa, Magoebaskloof has been one of the areas that I have not explored until recently, the result being a very pleasant surprise. I only had two days and I can assure you that the area has much more to offer than what one can explore and experience in two days. Magoebaskloof is...
Source: http://ideas.perutourism.com/?p=37 It is not just coincidence that Peru is in the bucket list of lots of people, from travel experts to Hollywood stars. Peru is a destination everybody wants to visit at least once. If you ask, there are several reasons, the archaeological sites, the magic, our biodiversity, the gastronomy, among many others. Below we tried to summarize and we...
Luxury train travel in South Africa….The Blue Train has been serving tourists since 1946. However, the current product had its inception in 1997. At present The Blue Train has a Monday morning departure from Pretoria Station arriving in Cape Town on Tuesday afternoon and a return journey departing Cape Town on Wednesday morning, arriving in Pretoria on Thursday afternoon. There...
Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. Its centre is the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace. Other major attractions include Teatro Colón, a grand 1908 opera house with nearly 2,500 seats, and the modern MALBA museum, displaying Latin American art. Buenos Aires was established on 2 February...
EatOut, the definitive guide to restaurants in South Africa,  has compiled a list of the most iconic South African food to be enjoyed by locals as well as visitors. For the full article, click here. What do you think about the list? Please comment below and tell us what else you want to add to the list! In alphabetical order: Amagwinya...
Are you planning a trip to South America as a once off visit to the continent and you are trying to cover as much as possible. Herewith information to give you some insight on how to go about this adventure.   It is a huge continent consisting of 18 countries and one will need to decide upfront which attractions you are...
Source: http://www.tourismupdate.co.za/NewsDetails.aspx?newsId=66546 City Sightseeing has extended the operating hours of its canal cruise boats, offering guests a sunset cruise opportunity of Cape Town. The canal cruise boats will now run until 20h00 – with a boat departing every 20 minutes from 09h00 and then every half hour from 17h00. It is a Hop On-Hop Off cruise, with five jetty points: behind...
Mannabay fine boutique hotel is situated in Oranjezicht, Cape Town within walking distance from the Gardens Shopping Centre, close to the central business district, Kloof road for many interesting shops and restaurants, close to cable car station, easy access to De Waal Drive and motorways and with great view of the central Cape Town, Table Mountain and Table Bay....

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