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    Margate Country Club

    Beautiful 18 hole golf course offering great hospitality. Meet new friends and enjoy good meals. AJs Guesthouse guests receive discounted rates when playing golf here.

    Table Mountain

    Stunning, stunning views from the top in all directions. Amazing!

    Laura Thomas

    By far the most amazing tour I have ever done! We were taken around the prison by a guard who had actually been imprisoned there at the same time as Mandela. I was blown away by this and was very intrigued by him. The prison itself is now a well kept part of history and was deeply moving. If your in Cape Town this is a must. Laura

    Laura Thomas

    World Expo Dubai 2020

    Dubai’s World Expo is held under the theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future in 2020.

    Laura Thomas

    Gold feel from the roof the day we visited the Palace! It was amazing and to think that the Royal family are building another Palace as this one was too small - wow! Laura

    Laura Thomas

    Places To Eat

    Doogles Lodge & Bar

    This Lodge had decent, good priced food and a lively atmosphere, it's been around for a while so easy to find if you need to ask a local.

    Nandos Chicken

    SA's biggest fast food chain Nandos are everywhere in Cape Town and are really reasonably priced.

    Laura Thomas

    Good coffee and cakes. Recommend for a bite to eat in the Adu Dhabi Mall. Laura

    Laura Thomas

    Traveller Tips

    Mozambique is SO friendly!

    Mozambique is overwhelmingly friendly. Even while walking through local markets, women shout out to you 'hey sister' - just lovely!

    Laura Thomas

    Getting to Abu Dhadi from Dubai Airport

    If flying Emirate Airlines you can get a free courtesy bus from Dubai airport to the centre of Abu Dhabi. It's totally free, however it does have to be booked at least 48 hours ahead. Can book a return trip. Air conditioned bus. Travel time 1.5 hours. Highly recommend. Laura

    Laura Thomas

    Facts about Africa & the Middle East


    Margate is the heart of the Hibiscus Coast and is a well loved seaside village offering a myriad of activities, restaurants and holiday accommodation. It boasts a sub tropical climate with plenty of sunshine and beautiful blue flag beaches along the warm Indian Ocean. Excellent diving and fishing opportunities can be enjoyed.


    One of the Oldest Cities in Southern Africa

    Blantyre is named after Blantyre, Scotland, David Livingstone’s birthplace, the explorer who found Malawi.

    Laura Thomas

    Quiet Sundays

    I found all shops are closed on Sundays unless they are situated at the V & A Waterfront or Canal Walk or Tyger Valley.

    Laura Thomas

    Brilliant Vineyards

    Just outside Cape Town there are stunning vineyards here in Stellenbosch. Highly recommend. Definitely worth a tour!

    Laura Thomas

    Pinotage Wine

    Pinotage originates here is SA. It is a cross between Pinot Noir and Hermitage and is SA's signature wine.

    Laura Thomas


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