THE OUTDOOR ENTHUSIAST’S GUIDE TO LONDON

I’ll never forget it. We arrived in London in July after a killer 17-hour flight from South Africa. I was feeling grubby, tired and nervous about making the big move from outdoor-centric Cape Town to built-up London. Family welcomed us to their home in the north-east, where we unpacked and caught up on some sleep. As soon as we were ready to explore, my fiancé Adam and I headed out for a run.

“Run towards the canals,” advised our hosts.

Within 10 minutes, we arrived at the charming River Lea. Like a scene out of the Dutch countryside, the River Lea…
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THE OUTDOOR ENTHUSIAST’S GUIDE TO LONDON

Four alternative destinations for your mini-honeymoon

A second chance at a honeymoon is always something to look forward to. After you renew your vows, take a mini-honeymoon

There’s nothing that comes close to the excitement of planning and going on a honeymoon. But it doesn’t have to be a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, guys. A wedding vow renewal ceremony is the perfect reason to plan and go on a mini-honeymoon.

We’ve found interesting destinations that are a little different from the conventional holiday spots.

The rustic honeymoon with lots of blue sky

People flock to Zanzibar’s resorts, but Stone Town has a…
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Four alternative destinations for your mini-honeymoon

Iraq and Iran to ban US nationals in retaliation to Trump’s travel policy

On 29 January, the Iraqi parliament’s foreign committee released a statement in response to President Donald Trumps executive order to ban travel into the US to 7 predominately Muslim countries, which included Iraq.

The statement stressed Iraq’s position on the war on terrorism, where 5000 US military forces have been sent, and how it viewed the move to ban its citizens as unfair. A proposal by its foreign committee was submitted to the Iraqi government requesting that it consider implementing a ban on US nationals travelling to the country, which…
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Iraq and Iran to ban US nationals in retaliation to Trump’s travel policy

A right royal trip, fit for a Queen

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is a delight at this time of year.

It’s Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll’s 90th year with her second official birthday on 11 June, so the next few months are a particularly good time to do a Royal-themed trip to Great Britain.

I haven’t been to London in forever and visiting in a year that marks an auspicious occasion, such as HM The Queen’s BIG birthday, was an incredible experience. Spring has sprung and London is in full bloom –  summer is imminent, the atmosphere is festive…
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10 years on, I still love our beautiful South Africa

Rob Mailich

In this post that first appeared on the Homecoming Revolution website, Rob Mailich sheds the good news about moving back to South Africa.

The first part of my homecoming story was written five years after returning to our beautiful country and approximately two years after starting my recruitment business. Now another five years have come and gone and I still love South Africa.

I often chat with friends and family in the UK and USA and the conversation about South Africa more often than not turns towards the negative from…
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