Pleasant Holidays at Papeete
April 11, 2014 – 7:22 am | No Comment
  Papeete, the capital city of islands of Tahiti, is a travel destination full of life and perfect introduction to the islands unique fusion of French flair and exotic Polynesia. Papeete has beautiful beaches tailor made for swimming, surfing and body boarding, and it is the centre for international competitions with some of the best surfing spots in the world. You may laze around at the beaches  [...]

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A Bus Roof View Of Joburg
November 13, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
A Bus Roof View Of Joburg
There are a number of modes of transport in Johannesburg and to destinations around it. While the obstacles of a busy city life like traffic congestion and expensive private tours to mention a few are present in Johannesburg, the Capital City of Guateng as well, it is an overall tourist friendly city. Flights to Joburg Named after the anti-apartheid activists Oliver Reginald Tambo, the Tambo International Airport of Johannesburg is 19 kilometers away to the east of the city centre. This South African city of Johannesburg is about 11 hours away from London by flight. From New York, the flight to Johannesburg is via London and takes close to 18 hours. Flight from Los Angeles, once again via London takes a little more than 21 hours or shall we say a little less than an entire day. From Toronto,  [...]


A Zulu Rickshaw Ride Along The Beach
November 11, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
A Zulu Rickshaw Ride Along The Beach
Durban is well-connected to most of domestic destinations by flight and few international destinations as well. Transport in the city is fairly convenient as well, with local trains, buses, taxis, tuk-tuks and Zulu rickshaws plying on the road. There are inter-city coach services as well, connecting Durban to cities like Johannesburg. Reaching Durban by air The Louis Botha Airport, as the Durban International Airport is officially known as, is about 15 kilometers to the south of the city. The few international destinations that it is connected directly to are Mauritius (Air Mauritius) and Swaziland (Swazi Express Airways and South African Express.  A recent addition to this has been the Emirates Airways, connecting Dubai and Durban. Other international flights enter Durban through Cape Town  [...]


Living It Up At Night : Cape Town
November 6, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Living It Up At Night : Cape Town
Jazz and other music, authentic local cuisine, bars and posh restaurants, beach and forest parties make the night scene at Cape Town rock. There are venues to suit the taste of all kind of people. Flamboyant, sophisticated, party animals or the more relaxed types, no one is left out here. With not strict license systems or rules, places are open here till the wee hours of early morning. City streets and suburbs enlighten up at nights with bars, DJs, clubs and all that goes to make a night out in a city worth it. Bars and Café Alcohols here are cheap and for those who prefer coffee or tea, there are plenty of Cafes around. The Paulaner Brauhaus and Restaurant, a bar at V & A water front, have a trendy menu of German beers such as the Apple Strudel. Café Camissa is for the more cultural  [...]


A Vibrant Cape Town: Festivals And Culture
November 6, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
A Vibrant Cape Town: Festivals And Culture
Theatre, dance, music, films and festivals of all kinds keep the tourists and the people of Cape Town happy throughout the year, bringing to them the fusion of culture that Cape Town is drowned in. Adding in more to this mood are oozes of laughter, courtesy the annual Cape Town International Comedy festival across the city. The Dutch, Cape and Victorian among otherss style of architecture, give this place a whole new touch. With a warm and laid back attitude, the people of Cape Town make it a tourist-friendly destination and hence a popular one on that. Music Home to world known Jazz musicians like Abdullah Ibrahim, Basil Coetzee and Robbie Jansen, Cape Jazz is a rich contribution to the culture and heritage of South Africa.  From folk, to western to Jazz, to Opera, music is reverberates across  [...]


Cape Town: Attractions For All
November 5, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Cape Town: Attractions For All
No matter where your interests as a tourist lie, Cape Town caters to all your needs. If you are an adventure person, there are all kind of activities for you, under water or outside it. If you like being in the wild, you could pitch in the South Africa Safari in your trip here. If amusement park amuses you, there is the Ratanga Junction Theme Park to bring you joy with all its rides. For those who enjoy their calm, quiet moments, there are beaches and a lot many of them. The best thing about a trip to Cairo is that you do not need to make that difficult choice between sea or mountain, wild life or marine life, calm and quiet moments or sports and other activities. This is the place for one and all. 1.Table Mountain Standing 1,086 meters high, Table Mountain makes for a canvas for the amazingly  [...]


A Glimpse Of Cape Town
November 4, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
A Glimpse Of Cape Town
Much in news lately as the 2010 soccer world cup host, Cape Town, called Kaapstad in Afrikaans, is one of the most popular tourist destinations as well. This South African city is the capital of South Africa's Western Cape Province and the seat of South Africa's parliament. Location With a prime location near the Cape of Good Hope in the South Africa, it attracts tourist for its beautiful white sandy beaches and magnificent countryside. It is located on the shore of Table Bay and the foot of Table Mountain at the southwest corner of the African Continent. With an area of 2,455 square kilometers, it has the second largest population in South Africa and a comparatively lower density of population. Approximately, flight to Cape Town from London takes 11 hours 20 minutes; from New York it’s 17  [...]