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South Africa: All Aboard the Franschhoek Wine Tram!
Franschhoek Wine Tram. South Africa.

By now it’s clear, South Africa’s Western Cape has some spectacular wine regions; the Stellenbosch Wine Route, Constantia Valley, Paarl and, of course, Franschhoek. There are even more, but before you explore those, climb aboard the Franschhoek Wine Tram for a unique and fun way to visit the estates nestled in

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Exploring the French Corner, Franschhoek Village!
Franschhoek Village. South Africa.

Surrounded by mountains with 360° of breathtaking scenery, Franschhoek – the “French corner” in South Africa’s western cape is a stunning part of the world. Originally Oliphantshoek, named for the many herds of elephants who wandered this area, it was settled over 300 years ago. A lot has developed in that time

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HOTEL REVIEW: O Monot Boutique Hotel, Beirut!
O Monot Hotel. Beirut. Lebanon.

In a city as diverse as Beirut, accommodation options are endless. 5-star chains, boutique hotels, Airbnb and homestays are all available. On your search, consider O Monot Boutique Hotel. A relative newcomer, O Monot Hotel opened in 2014. Independently owned and operated, O Monot Hotel offers laidback sophistication in a

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Beirut: The Evolution of Souk El Tayeb!
Souk el Tayeb. Beirut. Lebanon.

Souk el Tayeb is a farmers market in central Beirut. Since its inception in 2004, Souk el Tayeb has evolved with regional food festivals, restaurants, accommodation and community programs. Our Beirut Guide touched briefly on the farmers market kitchen, Tawlet, a social enterprise supporting farmers, cooks and producers. Let’s dig a little

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