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4 exotic vacations you can take around the world

4 exotic vacations you can take around the world

For the last three years, the number of Americans traveling overseas for vacation has been more than 35 million each year. A vacation has many benefits on your health and general wellbeing. These include alleviation of stress and learning new things. With vacations, the more unique it is, the higher ...

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An African safari, and more

An African safari, and more

My love for Africa began with our first #tropafrica adventure 15 years ago, organized by my travel mate Malu Gamboa-Lindo. For our 10th wedding anniversary back then, my hubby Dennis and I joined an A2A Safaris trip that covered Botswana and South Africa. Instantly bitten by the African bug, I ...

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10 Must See African Countries to Visit

10 Must See African Countries to Visit

Introduction Africa is the world’s second largest continent with 54 countries and a population of 1.2 billion people.  With so many countries and sights to see such as ancient cities, safaris, and gorgeous beaches, it can be tough to decide where to visit first. Read on find out about Bucket ...

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African safari inspires Lion King director Favreau

African safari inspires Lion King director Favreau

A still image of the upcoming remake of Disney’s 1994 classic, The Lion King, featuring the character Simba (right).  For most of us, it is just a daydream to quit our job, pull up stakes and travel around the world. However, for Jon Favreau, doing just that may just have ...

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Check-In: andBeyond Phinda Homestead reopens in South Africa

Check-In: andBeyond Phinda Homestead reopens in South Africa

The now lush and thriving preserve, regenerated from overgrazed farmland, is the flagship property of andBeyond, a pioneer in eco-tourism, well-known for its conservation efforts and local community involvement. Phinda means “the return,” in Zulu, and the name has proved to be more foretelling than anticipated. In December 2016, the ...

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Jerry Mpufane Joins South African Tourism North America as President

Jerry Mpufane Joins South African Tourism North America as President

WHY IT RATES: Jerry Mpufane previously worked with South African Tourism from 2004 to 2006. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Greg Webb Joins Travelport as CEO American Cruise Line Enhances Sales Staff With Hire of 3 #####IMG000000000##### Lindsay Pearlman Joins Travel Leaders Well-known South African marketing and advertising executive, Jerry ...

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South African tourism eyes ‘untapped’ Korean market

South African tourism eyes 'untapped' Korean market

Participants in the annual “South African Tourism Trade Workshop” at a reception at Westin Chosun Seoul in central Seoul, July 1. / Korea Times photo by Yi Whan-wooBy Yi Whan-woo More than 30 travel agencies, airlines and travel arms of South Africa’s central and provincial governments joined hands in Korea ...

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