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Floating Market shopping and dining: a sit-in-boat affair!

If you ever find yourself in Bangkok, Thailand, with a day to spare, one unique experience you might want to add to your ‘to do’ list, is to try river-shopping. Not by a river, or near a river, but IN a river canal (while on a boat)! It will require travelling out of the huge and populous...

How to travel while employed full time

I’ve travelled to more than 60 countries… that’s A LOT by any standard! And throughout my travels I was on full time employment. No, I’ve never worked for an airline or tour company. However, while some of it was work related, so both cost and time were covered by my employer for those...

Addis Ababa: A Vibrant Stopover Destination in Africa

Addis Ababa, often overlooked as a tourist destination, has emerged as one of the most visited cities in Africa, but not for the reasons you might think. Many travelers find themselves in Addis Ababa as a transit hub, courtesy of Ethiopian Airways, which connects numerous cities across...

Eswatini: Africa’s last and only absolute Monarchy

In 2018, to mark the 50th Anniversary of independence, King Mswati III announced that the Kingdom of Swaziland had been renamed as the Kingdom of Eswatini, reflecting the traditional name for the state of eSwatini. And while there were murmurs of discontent from the populace who felt such...