Shaq (that's him on the right!) is one of our most popular tour leaders, and it's easy to see why. He's warm, approachable, funny and most of all...extremely knowledgeable.
We had a chat to Shaq, and asked him a few questions to give you a better insight into what he loves the most about his home country, Uganda.
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Brendan van Son spoke to Maja Zonjic, a documentary photographer and filmmaker. She gives some great hints about how to get the best out of not only the landscapes, but the people you are photographing while you're away. She also has some good advice about equipment and accessories for the budding or professional photographer.Read More
It's always winter somewhere in the world. And often, it doesn't matter how hot the temperature is you will never turn down a good quality hot drink. Whether it's a thick, creamy breakfast drinks, a lovely spiced wines or a fruity punches, there's plenty of places around the world to get your fix:
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Nothing says Japan like sushi, anime, Mt Fuji and... anpan, Japan's unique twist on the humble donut.
Anpan is a tasty bun filled with sweet red bean paste that was first invented in 1875 by a man called Yasubei Kimura, who lost his job as a samurai and started a bakery. In 1874, he moved to Ginza in Tokyo and renamed the bakery Kimuraya, which is still a Ginza institution.Read More
South Africa's mother city sits in one of the world's most stunning locations, with the massive Table Mountain within easy reach and beautiful beaches on the doorstep. One day isn't nearly enough time to take in all the sites of this cosmopolitan and historic city but the following itinerary will help you get the most out of your time if you only have one day in Cape Town.Read More