With the Internet empowering people to be able to work from anywhere, we’re getting a little more adventurous in our thoughts about travelling, especially to learn about places in our own back yard. Port Elizabeth is one of those places that you can go to for a visit and you may just consider staying… it’s not called “The Friendly City” for nothing. ... more
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Gold Reef City
I like to think that we’ve progressed, learned from the past. What I learned after last year’s December holiday fiasco was: Never be at the coast for Christmas and/or New Year. That’s just a matter of opinion, but if struggling in 35°C heat for parking, waiting in queues at the banks, the shops, and the fun rides, and dealing with the holiday traffic is your thing… then by all means, go right ahead and do that coastal holiday thing. ... more
The modern tourist travels not only for fun and pleasure. He and she also travel to broaden own horizons, expand awareness, and to learn. ... more
The cut-off bridge is likely to remain as it is for the foreseeable future.
Two decades after the work on Cape Town’s Eastern Boulevard highway was stopped, leaving a cut-off bridge suspended in the air, speculations are still rife on whys and wherefores.
One school of thought blames it all on an engineering error, convinced that the project was abandoned when it became apparent that the two spans of the highway bridge were not going to come together at an expected point. ... more
Johannesburg is one of the most sought-after destinations in Africa. According to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, released in June 2012, it is the second most visited city in Africa, after Cairo, Egypt.
The MasterCard Index ranks 132 cities by international visitor arrivals and cross-border spending. Johannesburg was one of thirteen African cities on the list. ... more