Cruising through French Burgundy along the Waterways

It was the week of the ‘canicule’ (the heatwave) in France, with temperatures reaching up to 45 degrees Celsius in the countryside. This summer two friends and I would literally embark on an adventure along the French canals in Burgundy, France. We rented on a canal boat for 7 days and cruised through the beautiful…

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A Weekend Getaway at Cape Agulhas

Wild seas and rocky shores line the coastline of Africa’s most Southern tip. Anyone who ventures there will be spellbound by its desolate beauty and fresh air mingled with the sweet scents of fynbos by the sea. There’s something awe-inspiring and mysterious about this part of the world that will leave you mesmerised.

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Chateau de Versailles

A visit to Chateau de Versailles or Palace of Versailles is a must when visiting France. It is a 30 minute train ride away from Paris and lies on the outskirts of the neighbourhood of Versailles. The palace is a treasure trove that houses the very finest and best of French history, art, architecture and…

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Boulders Beach

Boulder’s is one of my favourite beaches and one of Cape Town’s most visited on the peninsula. It’s not hard to see why, as it is home to a colony of African jack-ass penguins who live off Southern Africa’s shores. I know that the penguins colony once extended all the way up to Robben Island,…

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10 Realities about Teaching ESL in Korea

Whether you have applied for an ESL job independently or went through an agency, moving to a new country completely foreign to you is going to require patience. Especially, if it’s your first time and don’t know the language and customs. Korea will require a lot of patience and flexibility on your part, especially in…

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