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Himeji Castle, Japan

Himeji Castle, Japan

Gazing at the view from the top of Himeji castle was definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. I was one of over 820,000 tourists from Japan and abroad to visit the castle each year. Widely considered to be the most spectacular castle in Japan, 5 of its structures have already been […]

Things You Should Know About Eating in Oman

Things You Should Know About Eating in Oman

Omani food shows a mix of influences from Asia and the Middle East with dishes built around chicken, fish, lamb and rice. Like other Gulf tourist hotspots, Oman has got its fair share of exquisite and expensive hotels and restaurants, though you’ll also find plenty of foodie treats for those on a more modest budget. […]

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Mosque is now known to be the largest mosque in the United Arab Emirates and the eighth largest mosque in the world. Imagine the area of a football field, make it five times and that is how large the size of the Zayed Mosque is. It can then accommodate over 40,000 […]

The Revere Hotel, Boston, USA

The Revere Hotel, Boston, USA

We recently spent 2 nights at the Revere Hotel, Boston Common, and were very happy with our choice. Boston hotels are expensive (especially for South Africans paying R8.50 to the Dollar!) and we were not sure what to expect from this hotel which was most attractively priced in comparison to similarly graded and positioned hotels. […]

Things You Should Know About Eating in Oman

Omani food shows a mix of influences from Asia and the Middle East with dishes built around chicken, fish, lamb and rice. Like other Gulf tourist hotspots, Oman has got its fair share of exquisite and expensive hotels and restaurants, though you’ll also find plenty of foodie treats for those on a more modest budget. […]

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