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15 Essential Activities To Do In Ethiopia On A Budget

Ethiopia is one of the oldest and most remarkable places in Africa. It’s got a long and storied history, incredible food, and some of the most impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites this side of the Great Rift Valley. Fortunately, it’s also relatively inexpensive, if you know how to do it right. And that’s what we’re …

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Traversing Morocco By Bus

Unlike their revered, rail-bound cousins, long-distance buses are considered more of a necessary evil than rewarding travel experience. These unsightly, lumbering machines have a reputation for being uncomfortable, unpleasant and tireless champions of the very worst in musical radio. But, when plying the right route, traversing a country by bus can be a genuine delight, …

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Desert Odyssey: Planning Your Trip To The Tunisian Sahara

Long a popular winter sun destination for Europeans, Tunisia’s resorts and beaches often come with locals leading brightly saddled camels for tourists to ride next to the sea. However, it’s easy to plan an even bigger adventure in far more epic surroundings. Head towards Tunisia’s other great expanse of sand in the country’s deep south, …

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Why Zimbabwe’s Hwange Should Be Your Next Safari Destination

In remote Zimbabwe where elephants roam and zebras graze, Hwange National Park is becoming one of the most favored places to go on safari. It’s adjacent to Victoria falls, making it a must to explore and view wildlife after admiring the famous waterfalls. Although Southern Africa has tons of safari parks, this unique place stands …

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How to live like a Local in Cairo

After spending a carefree summer getting to know Egypt back in 2010, Lonely Planet Local Leah Bremer returned in 2017 to find dusty, ancient Cairo forever changed and yet exactly the same. Adapting to sunny life in the cultural nexus of north Africa and the Middle East took little time, and once she learned the importance of …

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5 Trips Around South Africa That You Should Take When You Retire

When your retirement comes one thing that might tantalise your buds is the prospect of not having to plan an annual holiday in a specific time period. Why? Because you’re retired, and you now have time to do as you please, whether it is to fulfil another passion of yours or pack your bags and …

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A Quick Guide To Soma Bay – Egypt

On a small peninsula looking out over the pristine waters of the Red Sea is the exclusive Egyptian resort of Soma Bay. Featuring some of the best diving in the region, an 18-hole championship golf course, premium spas and seawater therapy centres, it’s gaining a reputation as a truly luxurious holiday destination – so let’s …

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Go Beyond The Beach In Mauritius

Mauritius attracts more South African holidaymakers than almost any other destination in the world. In fact, the Association of Southern African Travel Agents has just named this Indian Ocean island the second-most popular holiday destination for outbound travel from South Africa.  The variety of resorts on the island and value-for-money options make the island famous, …

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