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District Six Museum, Cape Town – The Forced Removal Of A Community

WHEN 60,000 PEOPLE LOST THEIR HOMES | Sharon Henry District Six Museum, Cape Town memorialises the unfair treatment of an eviction notice enforced on 60,000 people during the apartheid era in South Africa. The eviction process took 11 years. The museum is used for

A Cape Malay Cooking Lesson in Bo Kaap, Cape Town

SPICING UP MY LIFE | Darrin Henry Cape Malay cooking safari in the colourful Cape Town district of Bo Kaap has truly caught me by surprise in that I am now inspired to cook. Properly, I should add! Back home I’m a kitchen-o-phobe, or

People Of Cape Town Give Us The Word On The Street – Time-Lapse

THE BEST THING ABOUT CAPE TOWN… | Sharon Henry People of Cape Town give their city a cool and stylish vibe. One way to meet people living in Cape Town is simply by talking to them, street conversation with real people is great for

Theatre in the Backyard – A South African Township Drama

THE NIGHT WE SAW GEORGE’S BABY | Darrin Henry Theatre in the Backyard was a performance drama like nothing I have ever seen before; energetic, emotional and at times a little uncomfortable to watch such was the realism. The whole production uses an ordinary backyard in Nyanga

By |2017-07-06T08:16:17+00:00July 6th, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, South Africa, Tourist Attraction|6 Comments

Great White Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai, South Africa

THERE’S BLOOD IN THE WATER | Sharon Henry Great White shark cage diving is one of those crazy bucket list ideas people seeking adventurous things do in Cape Town will love. A 2½ hour drive from Cape Town to Gansbaai, the great white shark

By |2018-09-21T02:20:06+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Awesome Nature, South Africa, Sport, Tourist Attraction|14 Comments

Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC

US PRESIDENT NUMBER THREE | Darrin Henry Try this. Visualise three tourist attractions to see in Washington DC. I bet there’s a good chance our immediate visions are very similar: The White House; Lincoln Memorial and Washington Memorial? Even if you don’t know the names, the huge statue of Abraham Lincoln sitting in his chair is iconic USA; that tall, four-sided concrete obelisk of the Washington Monument with its pointy top, and of course the home of the president, the White House itself.

By |2018-04-16T03:48:00+00:00April 13th, 2017|City Life, Tourist Attraction, USA|3 Comments

The Day We Ran The Rocky Steps

Paying Homage To Philadelphia’s Favourite Son | Darrin Henry How many people back in the 70s and 80s tried drinking raw eggs after watching Sylvester Stallone do it in the movie, Rocky? Ughh, that was disgusting! The first Rocky film (1976) has just finished showing on MNet’s Action channel on

By |2017-05-27T01:01:01+00:00March 19th, 2017|City Life, Culture, Tourist Attraction, USA|0 Comments

Top 10 Things To Do With Kids On St Helena

A GREAT FAMILY HOLIDAY DESTINATION | Sharon Henry On the face of it St Helena might seem more suited as a grown-up's playground with strong appeal to history and Napoleon buffs, divers and hikers. But wait; there are also plenty of fun activities for kids too

By |2018-10-05T02:19:52+00:00January 19th, 2017|Hiking, St Helena, Top 10 and more, Tourist Attraction|8 Comments

Bertrand’s Cottage, St Helena

Lally Brown | PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE When Napoleon Bonaparte arrived on the island of St Helena October 1815 to begin his exile, he was accompanied by an entourage of twenty-four people, including Count Henri-Gatien Bertrand, his wife Fanny and their three children.

By |2017-07-21T13:09:38+00:00January 17th, 2017|Culture, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|18 Comments

High Knoll Fort Lights Up St Helena Skyline

THE MOTHER SHIP HAS LANDED | Sharon Henry It looks like a spaceship has landed on top of High Knoll Fort. The island's most visible landmark has a new feature of LED up-lights surrounding its base, glowing a rainbow of colours onto the thick,

By |2018-04-03T00:45:00+00:00December 17th, 2016|St Helena, Tourist Attraction|9 Comments
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