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Top Students From 36 Countries Take on Global Goals

This year, the Enactus World Cup project presentations by top college teams include an initiative that empowers refugees to earn an income by recounting cultural narratives in cooking classes within local communities, schools and businesses, a social enterprise driven by women who repurpose industrial waste into recycled paper, and a water purification project paired with a health and ...

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Introducing Tzaneen

Tzaneen benefits from being a little known destination, famous for its bananas, tomatoes and mangoes rather than its tourist attractions.  You won’t find it overcrowded with tourists, or filled with souvenir hawkers, and is best enjoyed at a more relaxed, laid back pace.  In short, this is a charming and authentic town, perfect for discovering real South Afr ...

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A Guide to Study Medicine in Belize

Many people won’t have heard of the small country of Belize, especially students who will be surprised to hear of its underrated potential when it comes to being a place to study.  Situated between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize is the only Central American country where English is the offici ...

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A Visit to Kenya

Witness one of nature’s most phenomenal spectacles you have to follow from the beginning of the migration, which starts in the Southern Serengeti plains of Tanzania ending in the Maasai Mara, Kenya. It is a lengthy process and one cannot simply devise a plan revolved around the migration despite the consistency of the time frame within which it happens. Environmental factors ...

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Volunteering in Africa

These are the best years of your life so make the most of them by journeying to amazing places to help protect diverse and unique communities and ultimately play a small part in building a better world.  There are some fantastic projects in Africa, available with Gap 360, African impact and GVI that take volunteering to a whole new and ex ...

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Steppe Riders Tour of Mongolia

Follow in the footsteps of Genghis Khan as you gallop across Mongolia’s serene and beautiful natural landscapes.  There is no other nation in the world that depends so much on its horses; its famous nomadic pastures and unparalleled horsemanship combined with the wide open spaces, lack of f ...

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Visiting Tunisia

With the Mediterranean Sea glistening on the North African country’s coastline, Tunisia truly is a sun seekers paradise.   Beyond the sun, sea and sand it also boasts a rich cultural heritage dating back as far as the Phoenician and Roman Empires as well as being home to Luke Skywa ...

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An Introduction to Egypt

With the World now such an easily accessible place, deciding on where to go for our travels has become much more difficult. With so many wondrous and fascinating cultural adventures at our disposal the decision can become blurry and ill defined, but when you consider the undeniable, the outstanding, and the o ...

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Work, Volunteer and Study in Peru

Work International students and graduates looking for ...

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A Caribbean Overview

Simply put, the Caribbean is one big paradise destination.  Most travellers will know this place as being the world’s most popular place for a beach holiday with sun, sea and surf aplenty but there’s more to the Caribbean than first meets the eye.  It is the home of reggae music, mouth-watering cuisine, vibrant culture and not forgetting rum &n ...

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The Best Bars & Night Clubs in Africa

Africa may be better known for its safaris and deserts than it is for nightlife but the continent hides away a whole heap of party gems.  From plush clubs to traditional bars, clubbing in Africa is a pleasantly surprising eye-opener.  If you’re a lavish spender or if you love moshing along to live music, these top 5 clubs and bars appeal to all variations of ...

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Tips for Backpacking Africa

If you’re going backpacking Africa is the place to be.  It’s the wildest and most interesting of the continents; a place where you can really get to grips with nature, and experience the wilderness lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of, but its cities are as dynamic and fast paced as anywhere else too.  That means it can be daunting at times ...

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Discover Drankensberg

With a name meaning ‘Dragon Mountains’, the Drankensberg is the eastern segment of the South African Great Escarpment. At over 1,000 km long it stretches between the borders of South Africa and Lesotho and at certain points it extends more than 3,000 m into the heavens. Under the Drakensberg’s rocky protection, on the fertile land, m ...

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Zambia’s Best National Parks

Introduction Zambia is a landlocked country in South-East Africa, comprised mainly of tropical grasslands, wide rivers and open floodplains that are the perfect terrain for a safari adventure.  Zambia’s commitment to wildlife is impressive; 30% of the land is set aside for its animals, in the form of 20 national par ...

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Mozambique’s Best Beaches

Most travellers are completely unaware that Mozambique has some of the most stunning coastlines in Africa, so it is a nice surprise the first time they stumble onto a beautiful sandy beach. We just ruined that surprise for you, but, we are also going to give you the lowdown on the very best beaches around, so don’t be too upset. Mozambique is a very act ...

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Learning at Kurus English

Kurus English is an extraordinary language school situated in Cape Town, South Africa.  They offer the highest quality English tuition, bringing together classroom based small group learning and Language Excursions into the real world specifically designed to extend your knowledge of the English language.  These not only give you a fun and engaging way to learn a new ...

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Introducing Tzaneen

Tzaneen benefits from being a little known destination, famous for its bananas, tomatoes and mangoes rather than its tourist attractions.  You won’t find it overcrowded with tourists, or filled with souvenir hawkers, and is best enjoyed at a more relaxed, laid back pace.  In short, this is a charming and authentic town, perfect for discovering real South Afr ...

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An Introduction to Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta might just be the best place in Africa to go on safari, home to every type of wildlife you can name spread across a massive area of some 10,000 square miles. A rare natural phenomenon, the delta is formed by a number of waterways that don’t quite have enough power to reach the sea and instead deposit billions of litres of water across the savannah. All this ...

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Natural Splendour

Cascades D’Ouzoud If majestic waterfalls are your thing, then head to the Cascades D’Ouzoud just a few hours from the Imperial city of Marrakesh.  These picture perfect falls are found in the Middle Atlas Mountains and the water crashes down 100 metres against a lush green backdrop.  Bring your ca ...

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Visit Gorongosa Without Bankrupting Yourself

Gorongosa National Park is perhaps Mozambique’s most beautiful safari destination.  The park lies at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley and contains several rivers that flood dramatically, set against stunning mountain vistas.  It is the animals, however, that make it so special, and Gorongosa has been declared by scientists as one of the most ...

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Volunteer at South Africa Lion Park

South Africa Lion Park gives international volunteers the life changing opportunity to interact with the world’s most impressive animals up close.  Volunteers will spend their time feeding and caring for lion and cheetah cubs, exploring South Africa on excursions organised by the park, and seeing wildlife in its natural habitat on game drives.  You will also ...

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Five reasons to visit Zambia

Victoria Falls Located in South Africa on the borders of Zambia and Zimbabwe, Africa’s most famous waterfall, the Victoria Falls, are neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world. It is the combination of its height and width that result in it being the largest sheet of falling water in the World. At nearly 1,00 ...

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Volunteer with Raleigh International

“What do you think of when you say ‘Tanzania’?  Safari?  Kilimanjaro?  The Savannah?  It’s so much more!” Tanzania is one of the most stable and peaceful democracies in Africa, with a young, dynamic and resourceful population.  By tapping into the e ...

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Meandering Through Maboneng

Jo’burg was never short on character, although that wasn’t always a good thing.  Now, South Africa’s largest city is once again on the up, with its crime rate on the down, and is enjoying a newfound popularity with tourists.  At the heart of this regeneration is a spruced up Central Business District, and the rise of hip, artistic precinc ...

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Introduction to MozVolunteers

MozVolunteers works to promote development through education, healthcare and sustainable income generating opportunities.  They are a registered non-profit organisation and work year round to support development in their areas in the KZN Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa, and in mid-Mozambique.  The programmes on offer involve members of the local communities with ...

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Enjoy Mbiroba Camp

Budget travellers the world over will tell you the best experiences they had were the ones they stumbled on by accident – an artsy café on the cheap side of town, a new favourite band discovered in an underground dive bar, a little known attraction hidden down a side street – experiences that would not have happened if they had stuck to the luxury hotels, ...

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Marine Conservation with Underwater Africa

Southern Mozambique is home to some of Africa’s largest marine megafauna populations (whale sharks, manta rays, marine turtles) and is also an important refuge for other threatened marine species like the elusive dugong.  Unfortunately, the area is not protected, and is considerably damaged by the fishing industry. Underwater Africa is a volunt ...

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Experience Panthera Africa

Panthera Africa is a non-profit company dedicated to helping big cats escape captivity and cruelty. It was founded by Lizaene Cornwall and Cathrine S. Nyquist, who both fell in love with these unique predators while working as volunteers at a breeding project. That experience opened their eyes both to how magical these animals are, and the dangers they can face, even in captivity; one ...

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Five Reasons to Visit Honduras

Honduras is infamous for its high crime rate, and sadly this means that solo travel is pretty much off the table in some parts.  The good news is that if you stick to the tourist hotspots and keep your wits about you Honduras has some wonderful things on offer.   Caribbean beaches &l ...

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Island Essentials Lombok

Bali’s eastern neighbour, Lombok, is only 20 minutes away and is known widely as the quieter side of Bali. Lombok is a bucolic haven, where horses and carts traverse narrow dirt paths across golden horizons and men work in conical hats across isolated rice paddies. Still, the island attracts a steady flow of tourists each year thanks to its unique and private charms. Its dens ...

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Lantau Island

As the largest island in Hong Kong, Lantau Island has something for everyone.  If it’s a taste of culture, a feast for your eyes, food for thought or just food you want, let Lantau Island oblige.  Unless, of course, a traditional fishing village, unrivalled sunset (and sunrise) vantage points, uplifting spiritual monuments and buildings, freshly caught seafo ...

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Vilanculos, Mozambique - The backpacker destination

Residing 720km north of Maputo is one of southern Africa’s up and coming backpacker destinations. Over the past ten years, Vilanculos has invested a great deal into developing its tourism infrastructure and now the word has spread, travellers are flocking in their numbers to sample a taste of the laid back Mozambican lifestyle.  Vilankulo Town is a place where watche ...

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Kidepo Valley National Park

Choosing which of Africa’s many stunning and diverse parks and conservation areas to visit is a daunting task.  The sheer size of the continent and the different attractions each reserve has to offer – ranging from pulse-raising mountain bike treks to tranquil bird watching tours – means the inquisitive visitor is often spoilt for choice.  ...

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Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

Home of one of Africa’s, and arguably the World’s, most remarkable National Parks, Moremi Game Reserve holds such tremendous scientific, environmental and conservation importance. Situated in the heart of Okavango in Botswana; this destination includes enthralling game drives, pristine wilderness and incredible savannahs. The Moremi offers exq ...

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The Wondrous Wildlife Of Kenya

Stunning landscapes, rich wildlife and divine tranquillity are all entrenched into the fabric of Kenya. For many years now it has been the number one safari destination in Africa, if not the world but that is not all it has going for it, there are the people who are delightfully diverse and welcoming while its capital of Nairobi offers a slice of Africa you did not know exists. &nb ...

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Ethiopia's Rastafarian Culture

Rastafarians regard Ethiopia as their true homeland. During periods of colonisation, Africans were divided up and sent to destinations throughout the world, in most cases as slaves to white men. Thousands of Africans were forced to work in plantations in Jamaica, and this is why the Caribbean island is considered by many Rastafarians as hell. They trust that, at the dawn of the New Wor ...

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Inspirational Trips for Innovation In The Middle East

Popular culture often leads us astray, providing stereotypes of Middle Eastern countries which conjure up connotations of deserts, veils and belly dancers, but what is often overlooked is the outstanding rate at which many of these countries are developing.  When thinking about innovation many tend to automatically relate it back to Western countries or massive technological h ...

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Port Elizabeth - The Friendly City

Situated on the Indian Ocean coast half-way between Cape Town and Durban, Port Elizabeth – or the ‘Friendly City’ as it is affectionately known by South Africans – is defined by its sweeping beaches and eclectic heritage.  An almost heavenly climate means the city is blessed with mild winters and warm summers without the humidity experie ...

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Accra: Africa's Modern Metropolis

In days past, Accra served as Cape Coast’s replacement as the capital of the British Gold Coast.   However, this city has journeyed a long way since then and now the 19th century architecture of the colonial period stands paradoxically in the shadows of the futuristic skyscrapers that structure the skyline of Ghana’s current ...

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Volunteering with Wildlife in Kenya

In Kenya’s native Swahili, the word Safari translates to ‘journey’ and the land that inspired some of Ernest Hemingway’s greatest classics is also Africa’s quintessential safari destination. Unfortunately, the incredible safari attraction of the famous migration over the Maasai Mara has brought with it some conflict in competition for r ...

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Christmas Volunteering in Zambia

Change your Christmas this winter from the dreaded chill to a pleasant warmth while you give an inspiring Christmas gift to disadvantaged children in Zambia.  Volunteers that are sick of the Christmas shopping rush and the dull weather can escape for two to four weeks and instead enjoy the heat of Zambia while working in holiday clubs and local communities around Livingstone.& ...

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Experience Botswana From The Water

In a country that is 70% occupied by the exquisite Kalahari Desert, land and delta meet to create an exceedingly picturesque preserve of floodplains, waterfalls, lagoons and channels.  Botswana is renowned for its authentic safari experience, fascinating game drives and incredible wildlife, and, its view from water is no different. Participate in a refre ...

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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Uganda is frequently referred to as the ‘Pearl of Africa’ due to its snow-capped mountains, misty forests, emerald hills and crystal clear lakes.  The jewel in Uganda’s vastly diverse and beautiful crown is its endangered population of man’s distant cousin, the mountain gorilla.  These shy, majestic creatures can only be found o ...

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Matmata, Home to Luke Skywalker

This small town in Southern Tunisia is famed for its distinctive and awe-inspiring subterranean dwellings.  The troglodytes have been created by digging a deep hole in the ground to create an open-top courtyard and then digging artificial caves around the perimeter of the hole to create rooms.   The history of the buildings is shrouded in mystery, but a popul ...

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The Ultimate Guide to African Fashion

In the fashion world, big, bold prints and quirky designs is what Africa is all about.  From gingham to leopard print, this continent takes the world by storm with its funky pieces.  Forget monochrome, it’s all about bright, colourful pieces that stand out from the crowd, with everyday staple items being given a twist to make them ‘pop’.& ...

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Living The Dream in The UAE

A small but rich nation located in the Persian Gulf area of the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates or UAE exists as a federation of seven separate states.  The country built its fortune first on pearls, and then more recently on the region’s abundant reserves of crude oil.  The nation’s latest venture is tourism, with many of the states pouring ...

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The Small & Intimate Sanctuary of Vamizi Island

Arching out of the Vamizi seas, the slender and crescent-shaped Vamizi Island is nestled within the Quirimbas Archipelago, a string of islands along the length of Mozambique’s remote Northern coast. Just 12 kilometres long and one kilometre wide, the Island is a small and intimate sanctuary, offering the definitive luxury of your own private island.  ...

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Zanzibar: The Ultimate Indian Ocean Experience

Beautiful Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania.  With one of the main industries being the production of spices; particularly cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper, it is often referred to as one of the Spice Islands, together with Tanzania’s Mafia Island.  Its historic centre, known as Stone Town, is a World Heritage Site ...

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Introducing Johannesburg

The city of Johannesburg (Jo’burg or Jozi as it is affectionately known by its admirers) is a city that has gone through a miraculous change.  Once much maligned for its crime ridden streets, it has gone on to transform itself to become a modern urban and cultural hub.  Inner city suburbs are now lined with boutique stores and niche coffee shops, where well ...

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A Guide to Marrakesh Souks

Visiting a souk is a paramount Moroccan experience and there is no better place to start than the site of the largest traditional Berber market in Morocco – Marrakesh. Worlds away from the air conditioned malls of the western world; the timeless scenes unreeling inside these labyrinthine walls could be taking place at any point in the past few hundred years. The strong aroma ...

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Meet The Big Five

The Big Five has become a popular term of reference for visitors planning an African safari.   Trophy hunters coined the term, and thus the original ‘Big Five’ included elephant, black rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard.  Today, most visitors choose to shoot with their cameras, and because the hippopotamus is so often spotted many confuse it ...

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Discover Cape Town

Nestled between flat topped Table Mountain, and the infamous Table Bay, South Africa’s southernmost city is the second most populous in the country.  With a history of settlement dating back to the arrival of the Dutch East Indies Company in 1652, Cape Town is a city of racial diversity which, unlike many of its South African counterparts, is inhabited by a unique et ...

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The Adventure Capital of Africa

Are you an adrenaline junkie? Do you live for a high-energy buzz coursing through your veins? Then let Zambia beckon you in with the promise of adventure. The backdrop of mountains await your arrival for an absolutely action packed time. Get yourself down to Victoria Falls, which is full to the brim with awesome activities to keep you busy for the whole day! Abseil down the side of a g ...

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Chimpanzee Trekking in Tanzania

Africa is unrivalled for its natural beauty and its diverse range of wildlife.  Its biological wonders have attracted students, researchers and tourists for decades, all seeking a once in a lifetime opportunity to get close to the continent’s rare and magnificent creatures.  Despite being the subject of such close scrutiny and attention, the continent contin ...

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Africa meets the Arctic - The White Desert

Around four hours away from Cairo is where Egypt meets the Arctic.  The 300km White Desert National Park is enough to provide anyone with a sense of the supernatural as they are faced with the countless white mystical rock formations which spring up from the sand.  These alien structures are formed as a result of weather erosion and their fascinating shapes have notor ...

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The Five Must Sees of Dubai

We’ve all heard about how Dubai has transformed itself in the last 20 years. You really have to see it to believe it though the city’s stunning architecture will take your breath away. Amidst the glitz and glam of the nightlife and shopping, take the time to appreciate Dubai’s buildings and captivating sites, which will be a treat for your eyes.  ...

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Moroccan Etiquette & Protocol

Like many of its North African neighbours, Morocco is an ethnically diverse country with a rich history that encompasses many different civilisations and religions; Romans, Jews, Carthaginians, Moors and Arabs have all helped to shape its social structures and customs. Nowadays, the country is home to a population that is 99% Arab-Berber, with strong cultural influences coming from the ...

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Introducing Lagos

Nigeria’s previous capital, Lagos, is an essential stop-off point for anyone visiting West Africa.  This megacity is the largest and most populous in Africa and is spread over a collection of islands which are linked together by a network of bridges.  Since the 1960s, when the city was inhabited by less than one million people, it is estimated that the popul ...

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Arusha: The Gateway to the Northern Safari Circuit

Surrounded by areas of great natural beauty and interest, the city of Arusha is often considered to be the gateway to the nation’s Northern Safari Circuit, with spectacular areas as the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater and the Arusha National Park found close by.  On top of that, the magnificent Mount Meru looms over the city, and the colossal Mt Kilimanjaro, the lar ...

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Volunteer with Great White Sharks in South Africa

For the ultimate adrenaline experience, courageous volunteers can go cage diving in South Africa – bringing them face to face with the great white shark.  Volunteers will be responsible for observing, monitoring and recording data on the animal’s sex, size, markings and behaviour whilst also being trained in different aspects of marine conservation. ...

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Morocco's Best Beaches

The labyrinthine medinas and the constant heckling and haggling in the major Moroccan cities can get a bit too much for many people, which is why it is fortunate that Morocco is a country with two coasts.  To the north it is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and to the west; the Atlantic Ocean.  With thousands of kilometres of coastline outlining a diversity of landsc ...

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Sidi Bou Said – Bohemian Retreat

Tourists flock in waves through the quaint, cobbled streets of Sidi Bou Said, which lies 20 kilometres from the Tunisian capital.  The village was originally a place of pilgrimage for visitors to the tomb of 13th Century holy man, Abou Said ibn Khalef ibn Yahia Ettamimi el Beji, after whom the village was named, but now is a thriving attraction for forei ...

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ATLAS MOUNTAINS TOUR WITH MOROCCO DESERT TRIPS

Whilst escaping the freezing British weather and enjoying a holiday in Morocco, the iGap Travel Guide team were lucky enough to enjoy a tour with Morocco Desert Trips.  A destination management company operating out of the heart of Marrakesh, they offer a number of well-crafted tours and excursions designed to introduce visitors to the charms and natural beauty of Morocco, the ...

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South African Wildlife

If you fancy yourself as something of an animal lover, love to travel, and have no fear, then why not venture to South Africa? There are many resorts that have some of the most endangered and fascinating rare species. Dare to take a closer look at some of the 299 species of mammals and 858 species of birds. You may already know about the Big Five – (Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, L ...

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The Biggest & Best Events in Africa

Africa is a colourful land brimming with an abundance of passion and culture.  Embrace this nature by pairing up your vacation with some of the biggest and best events taking place across the continent over the next year.   Marrakech Popular Arts Festival June 2013 El Badi Palace, ...

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Religious Tours of Israel

If you’re looking for a travel destination that’s for your heart as well as your head, there are few better places than Israel.  Situated along the Mediterranean Sea, it is one of the preferred religious destinations.  Historically, Israel has links to Islam, Judaism and Christianity, and whether you&a ...

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Surfing in South Africa

South Africa may be a nation better known for its fascinating culture, breathtaking landscapes and unique wildlife, but every year thousands of thrill-seeking surfers head out to the southern coast to take advantage of the untamed coastline and all-year-round waves.  Even though it’s slightly less well-known as a surfing destination, this doesn’t detract fr ...

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Morocco: The Start of a Beautiful Friendship

Looking to pack lot of experience into your break?  Want to try somewhere that has many different sides just waiting to be discovered?  How about Morocco?  Situated just across the Mediterranean from the vibrant holiday resorts of southern Spain, the influence of Morocco’s European, Islamic African and North African neighbours has created a country ...

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A Cultural Tour of South Africa

When the eyes of the world were firmly focussed on South Africa as they became the first African country to host the FIFA World Cup in 2010 they sent out a loud and clear message that  the apartheid troubles of the past are well and truly behind them.  It was also highlighted that the country has so much more to offer than just wildlife and mountain scenery, so here a ...

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An Africa & Middle East Overview

Africa and the Middle East as separate regions are full of life in their own right.  Africa is more in line with nature and the greatness it has to offer in terms of its wildlife and unfettered national park reserves.  The Middle East in contrast illustrates the ever evolving face of modernity thanks largely to the influx of petro-dollars.  Here you will find ...

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The Best of Africa

When people talk about travelling to Africa, most talked about is South Africa and Kenya.  But why not explore Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco and Senegal, as these countries start to gain more attention within the tourism industry. Nigeria Despite being a resourceful country, Nigeria is only now starting to re ...

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Come to Kenya

Witness one of nature’s most phenomenal spectacles you have to follow from the beginning of the migration, which starts in the Southern Serengeti plains of Tanzania ending in the Maasai Mara, Kenya. It is a lengthy process and one cannot simply devise a plan revolved around the migration despite the consistency of the time frame within which it happens. Environmental factors ...

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A Summary of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a beautiful and captivating Middle-Eastern country that boasts fantastic natural landscapes and attractions, rich history and culture, a scorching hot climate for most of the year on top of being home to some of the holiest Islamic pilgrimages in the world.   There’s nothing more relaxing and tranquil than ...

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Introducing Qatar

Qatar is quickly becoming a popular place for tourists with the lavish and celebrity lifestyles it boasts.  The best bit is you can enjoy all of this, even on a small budget.   The Corniche Bay was specially paved for a safe and enjoyable walk.  Soak up other vibrant atmosphere and amazing cul ...

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Sharks & Safaris: A South African Adventure

Fascinating wildlife, stunning landscapes, adventurous activities, great food and wine, lovely weather, vibrant mix of people – the list can go on.  South Africa is a delightful country with so much on offer you’ll be spoilt for choice.  But don’t worry that’s where we come in, we bring you the best things to enjoy in South Afri ...

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The Life of Riley in Dubai

It’s not hard to get taken away by the luxury in Dubai, regardless of where you stay, dine or what you do because everywhere has a high standard.    You can’t beat the cost of the beaches here as they’re free! They also happen to be some of the world’s most beautiful beaches.&nbs ...

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Enjoying Winter Sun on the Cheap

As much as we would all love to spend the winter catching rays in the Caribbean or Dubai for most of us that is a distant dream.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the winter sun on a student budget.  We’ve found the four best countries to head to when the cold nights and dark mornings get too much.  &a ...

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Working in Uganda

Uganda has been labelled as the “pearl of Africa” with its vibrant Ugandan culture, magnificent savannahs and incredible wildlife amongst other gems which make this country not only a great place to visit but work and live.       When people think of Uganda they usually think of a deprived plac ...

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Spotting the “Big Five”

Everyone should have the chance to experience a safari at least once in their life.  When on the subject of African safaris the phrase “Big Five” comes to mind.  This refers to the African lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and Cape buffalo.    The name “big five” was g ...

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Experience the Hermanus Whale Festival

South Africa annually hosts the Hermanus Whale Festival - originally known as ‘Whale of a Festival’ - to welcome back the Southern Right Whales to Walker Bay.   Hermanus is situated on the south coast of the Western Cape and has been branded as the world’s best whale-watching destination. People flock ...

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Exploring The Republic Of Congo

  Delve beyond the facade and experience a country rich with wildlife, adventurous activities and vivacious culture.  Explore rural Africa at its best, be in the habitat of fascinating wildlife or relax on their stunning beaches.  Brazzaville With top attractions ...

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Middle East on a Budget

Luxurious five-star hotels, top-class cars to be chauffeured around in and a personal 24-hour service.  That’s what the modern day elite expect when they come to Dubai or Qatar – which happen to be some of the most acclaimed destinations in the Middle-East.  For the rest of us we can still get a fantastic experience out of these places for much les ...

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