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Spending the Summer in Tel Aviv

by Hank Wilson - on Jan 21st 2014 - No Comments

A word of warning – if you can’t stand the heat, don’t enter the kitchen. Tel Aviv is one of the hottest cities in the world. And you can interpret that both literally and figuratively – especially in summer. So, if you are up to the challenge, pack your bags and come spend the summer in Tel Aviv as it is doubtful that you will...

South Africa – The Ultimate Family Holiday!

by Hank Wilson - on Oct 23rd 2013 - No Comments

No matter what city or country you live in, it’s likely that money is tight right now, and from rising utility bills to the soring cost of living, everyone is looking to save whatever they can, whenever they can! That doesn’t mean that the whole family can’t enjoy a well-deserved break together though, and with South Africa being...

What to pack when visiting Cape Town

by Hank Wilson - on Aug 27th 2013 - No Comments

Whilst Cape Town has a typically Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and cold, wet winters, its locals will tell you that you can experience all four seasons in one day. So even if you’re visiting in summer, you need to ensure that you are covered for a range of different activities and conditions. Cape TownAndresdewet / Foter.com...

Why you should visit the Red Sea

by Hank Wilson - on Feb 26th 2013 - No Comments

There are numerous resorts and activities where the hot sands of the Arabian Desert meet the warm blue waters of the Red Sea. But tourists come for the beautiful beaches. The waters of the Red Sea are among the warmest in the world, averaging about 25 degrees centigrade in the winter months.  Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai, EgyptSaf’...

What’s on in Sharm El Sheikh this summer

by Hank Wilson - on Jul 31st 2012 - No Comments

On the tip of the Sinai Peninsula lies the Red Sea resort, Sharm El Sheikh. It has been nominated as one of the finest travelling destinations in the world, not only for its amazing beauty and gorgeous beaches, but also for the multitude of activities it has to offer to its visitors. Sharm El SheikhNataraj Metz This recognition is...

Things to do in Luxor, Egypt

by Hank Wilson - on Jul 20th 2012 - No Comments

The wonders of Luxor are alluded to by its reputation as the “world’s greatest open air museum”, but the beauty of this city really does need to be seen to be believed. Luxor, Egyptlaurenz Luxor’s location in Upper Egypt ensures scorching sunshine and not enough rain to mention, so cold weather will never present...

Visit the most amazing destinations on earth through Africa Safaris

by Hank Wilson - on Jun 28th 2012 - No Comments

Africa is the most apt destination to have the best safari experience. The continent has numerous game reserves and splendid natural locations which attract tourists from different corners of the earth. A perfect African safari gives tourists the satisfaction of a well spent vacation exploring the beauty and magnificence of nature. Choosing...

6 Reasons to Visit Sharm El Sheikh

by Hank Wilson - on Apr 23rd 2012 - 1 Comment
Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh Are you looking for an exciting destination for a getaway break? Do what we did, hop on a plane and visit Sharm El Sheikh for a really fab holiday. Here are a few suggestions on why visiting Sharm El Sheikh is a great idea; we tried them and were thrilled to have a most enjoyable holiday. 1. Water babies need to head to the area that lies...

8 Interesting Facts about Table Mountain

by Hank Wilson - on Mar 15th 2012 - No Comments
Table Mountain

Table Mountain Table Mountain is an iconic landmark in Cape Town, South Africa. The mountain offers a wealth of natural beauty from afar, as well as up close – where you get to see the diverse fauna and flora of the region. We’ve done our research to bring you some of the most interesting facts about this iconic mountain. 1)    ...

Top Africa Lodges of 2012

by Hank Wilson - on Feb 14th 2012 - No Comments
Mombo camp Botswana

Mombo camp Botswana Planning a luxury safari can seem like a rather daunting task, especially considering the variety of safari destinations that there are for you to choose from, but what is perhaps more challenging is choosing where to stay whilst you’re on your Africa holidays. Below I have compiled a list of some of the top lodges...

The Charms of Sharm – Five of Sharm el Sheikh’s Best Experiences

by Hank Wilson - on Jan 14th 2012 - No Comments
Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh For many, Sharm el Sheikh is the perfect holiday destination. What’s not to like about constant warm sunshine, endless pristine beaches and coral reefs framed by blue-glass waters that are perfect for diving and snorkelling? Sprinkle the area with some world-class yet affordable resorts; add an eclectic mix of stylish restaurants with local...

Explore the African Karoo

by Hank Wilson - on Jan 11th 2012 - No Comments
Cape Town

Cape Town Most people who drive the main drag between Johannesburg and Cape Town – all 1400 km / 870 miles of it – complain how boring the drive is. It just seems to go on and on and on… Until you take the time to stop awhile. And if you do, and provided you take the time to explore, you are going to find an extraordinarily beautiful countryside...