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The Most Common Travel Myths About South Africa

As one of the most visited countries on the planet, South Africa sees millions of tourists entering its borders every year. From the winelands of the Western Cape to the beaches of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa is considered a must see for anyone looking to add some adventure to their lives.

But just as many people warn about seeing the country, citing the high crime rate, the bad infrastructure, and various other reasons that might force a traveller to instead look for a different region to visit.

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Beginner’s Guide To Backpacking

From asking friends and family to consulting the internet, you’ve probably done a ton of research in preparation for your first backpacking trip.

You know that dark alleys are bad and that you need to be vigilant when it comes to your belongings, but there’s so much more that you need to know.

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Hotels

The World’s Smallest Hotel Rooms

When we picture the perfect hotel room, we often think of large, spacious suites that can accommodate us, our families, with plenty of room to move around. And while there are countless hotels that offer this, not everyone is able to afford them.

On top of this, cities have become so dense in the last few decades that space has truly become a premium commodity, and rather than giving up completely, many modern hotels have instead focussed on creating small but comfortable rooms of other guests to enjoy.

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A Guide To Always Having Clean Water

For many, one of the biggest deterrents of travelling to a developing country is the lack of access to basic needs, such as food and water. And despite the fact that access to clean drinking water is something that is available to just about everyone in the world these days, these are some countries where getting a hold of fresh water can be something of a problem.

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Local Food

The Best Foods To Try In South Africa

South Africa is a country known for a number of different things, from it’s incredible nature reserves to its mother city of Cape Town. What a lot of people sometimes miss, however, is the amazing and delicious foods that can be found throughout the country. With the influence of dozens of cultures, South Africa is an amalgam of a wide variety of ingredients and flavours that are not found anywhere else in the world.

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The Best Food Markets In Paris

When chefs train, most of them are trained in French-style cuisine. And there’s a good reason for this. A good grounding in French cuisine gives chefs a good basis from which they can improvise and experiment.

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The Best Way To Pack A Suitcase

You’ve booked your tickets, taken the pets to the kennel and asked your sister to water your plants. Now, you’re counting down the days to the holiday that you’ve been looking forward to for the last year! However, there’s one small hurdle that you still have to overcome before you can get on the plane and kiss your worries goodbye for the next 10 days. And that is packing your suitcase…

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Hotels

Hotels Made Famous By Movies

There are some hotels that you just know – the Ritz in Paris or the Savoy in London are just two of these. However, there are other hotels whose names you know because they’ve featured prominently in well-known and loved movies. Here are some of them.

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Digital Tools All Travellers Should Try

We live in a truly incredible age, one that most of us take for granted. With access to the power of modern computers, coupled with the widespread use of the internet, there has never been a better time for both humans and general, but especially for those that have a passion for travel.

Where once we needed an assortment of different tools to get around, like physical maps, today everything we could possibly need to get around quickly and safely can be found on our smartphones.

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The Most Remote Places In The World

For most of us, being close to civilisation provides a sense of security; if anything goes wrong, at least we have access to the assistance of other people. But planet Earth is vast, and there are some regions dotted around the world that are considered truly remote in that civilisation hasn’t really been able to inhabit them even to this day.