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What to Do in Cape Verde
The island nation of Cape Verde only really appeared on our holiday radars in the past decade. Further south than the Canaries, these islands offer…
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Get Your Heart Racing In Cape Town
If there was a competition for the best city for adrenaline junkies, Cape Town would be a clear contender. On the surface it's a picture-perfect…
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Tranquil Places in Marrakech
Marrakech offers visitors an absolute explosion of sights, sounds and smells, and it is this inimitable chaos that makes it such a great place to…
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11 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Mauritius
There aren't a lot of places in the world that can claim to be a fusion of Asia, Africa, France and Britain. Mark Twain himself said, 'Mauritius…
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Agadir – the Miami of Morocco?
Agadir's 10 kilometres of golden coastline and comforting summer haze make it an attractive alternative to the hubbub of Marrakech. Many refer to it as the…
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Five Day Trips From Marrakech
There is a lot to love about Marrakech from its mystical souks and central square to its comforting riads and historical medina. But the hustle,…
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8 of the Best Places to Snorkel around Hurghada
Jump into Egypt's Red Sea and you'll be surrounded by an astounding 1,200 different species of fish (although, thankfully, not at the same time). In…
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Where to Drink in Marrakech
Marrakech's blend of Arab, Andalucian and African influences forms a distinct and vibrant culture. Souks bring in treasures from all over the country and the…
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Red Sea Holiday Guide
With year-round sunshine, spotless beaches, marine-filled waters, and top hotels at reasonable prices - there's a LOT to love about Red Sea holidays. They can…
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South African Adventures
I don't mean to boast (oh ok, maybe a little) but I've just returned from a fabulous bit of winter sun in South Africa. Since…