South Africas Top Attractions – Drakensberg Mountains

The Drakensberg Mountains are a spectacular example of a unique type of mountainous landscape. To climb or drive over the mountain are both very rewarding Drakensberg MountainsThese mountains are the tallest in southern Africa, with the highest being Thabana Ntlenyana at 3,482 metres and they well earn their name Drakensberg which is Afrikaans for Dragons […]

South Africas Top Attractions – Robben Island

Robben Island is one of South Africa’s most important historical sites especially as during the Apartheid era it as used to imprison many political prisoners. Robben IslandWhile you are in the area you could also visit Robben Island, while not as famous for itself, a former occupant is perhaps the most famous person in Africa: […]

South Africa’s Top Attractions – Table Mountain

Table Mountain is perhaps the most recognisable of Cape Town’s major landmarks. It is also the centrepiece of a national park that offers unforgettable sights for the┬ácurious tourist. Table Mountain Top of many people’s bucket lists, this mountain looms over Cape Town and offers all those brave enough to scale it a spectacular view from […]

Driving the Garden Route

The Garden Route is the most popular scenic drive in South Africa and offers some of the finest vistas over both the Indian Ocean and the spectacular landscape. Though this review makes mention of the various towns and parks along its route, the whole driving trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Garden Route extends from […]

From Cape Town by Car

Cape Town – is the second most populous city and is the legislative capital of South Africa. The city is one of the most popular tourism destinations in the country and indeed the whole continent. With so much to see and do within and outside the city it is easy to see why this is […]

From Copenhagen by Car

Copenhagen – is the capital of Denmark and is located on the eastern shores of the island of Zealand. The city is well known as a city of tolerance and equity especially with its self-governing neighbourhood called Christiania; and it was listed first in the Top 20 Most Liveable Cities, also achieving the Best Design […]

Cultural Italy – Salone del Gusto 2008

In addition to fine works of art and beautiful architecture, Italy is also known for its fabulous foods. The Salone del Gusto festival in Turin is your opportunity to taste all the different foods that Italy has to offer and its not just Italian food, there will be representatives from all over the world as […]

Cultural Italy – V|08 Venice Video Art Fair

It was in Italy that the Renaissance was born and it has always been on the forefront of artistic movements. The V|08 fair is dedicated to the medium of Video which enables artists to literally capture motion and present it in a dedicated environment. If you are in Venice in Mid-October then this fair is […]

Cultural Italy – Tuscan Sun Festival 2008

Tuscany is one of Italy’s most beautiful provinces renowned for its scenery and artistic heritage especially Florence its capital. During early August there is the Tuscan Sun Festival being held in Cortona and this is the 6th annual fair to be held. The Tuscan Sun Festival is for anyone who is experiencing one of those […]

Cultural Italy – Umbria Jazz Festival 2008

Jazz is a very young and unusual music style; it was originally created around the turn of the last century in the southern United States from a blend of African and European musical styles. Since then Jazz has gotten more popular during the 20th century. These days one of the biggest Jazz events in Europe […]