Magical South Africa Magical, diverse, beautiful, exotic, wild, historical and jolly are just some of the adjectives that I would use to describe South Africa. It is a nation of diverse culture (there are 11 official languages), beautiful topography and some of the most charming people you would ever have the pleasure of meeting. I do not want to sweep its history of apartheid, poverty and crime under a carpet, but my intention for this article is to paint another story, one I don't think gets enough traction in today's media. And this is . . .
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Beautiful Portugal Did you know that Goa and Pondicherry are former Portuguese colonies? Vasco da Gama, a well known Portuguese explorer, was the first European to discover the sea route between Europe and India. He first ported in the city of Calicut, India. Not surprising then that Portugal tugged on the heartstrings. I wish I had more time to travel to Lagos, Porto and other parts of Portugal, but considering that I was on a short break from work, I had to prioritise where I wanted to go and Sintra and Lisbon took top marks on the . . .
It's all About the Skyscrapers After a few months of trying to wrap my head around all things technology, I have finally made it here! My first official post. This website is still a work in progress, and I hope as the weeks go by, this website will begin to look more aesthetically pleasing than it currently does. Bear with me! So, moving on... My first post starts with my my last big trip of 2015. My friend and I decided to take advantage of a long public holiday and travel to Hong Kong (bucket list item # 106) and I'm so pleased I had the . . .