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My Cape Town favourites (and farewell video!)

From gorgeous beaches to seaside running routes and urban parks, there is so much to love about Cape Town. This South African city is known for its stunning views and mountains, and welcomes visitors with a smile and delicious food. Here is a local's guide to some Cape Town favourites, after more than four years living in the city. 

8 awesome things to do in Doha in the spring (plus video!)

From food festivals to motorsports and gorgeous weather, spring is a perfect time to explore Qatar's capital city and beyond. Relax at Sheraton Park, take a stroll on the Corniche, devour eats at the annual food festival or head out to the mangroves to see some flamingos. Here are some things to do, see and eat in Doha in the spring (and a bonus 'travel with me' video!).
 

Beyond Marrakech: what to do in and around the Atlas Mountains

It's okay to admit it: the red city can get a bit crazy. Between the swarming taxis, packed streets and the never-ending bustle of the Medina, Marrakech is a lot to take in. Fortunately, the Atlas Mountains offer a nearby escape. From argan oil shops in the Ourika Valley to Aït Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the border of the Sahara Desert, there is lots to explore in Morocco's smaller towns. It's all just a road trip away, over the Tichka mountain pass and into the country side.

First time in Marrakech? 6 things to do on your trip

Headed to Morocco? Lucky you! Marrakech is an incredibly vibrant, colourful and busy tourist-friendly city, with an intriguing mix of influences and traditions and amazing food. From navigating the souks (markets) of the Medina, to the palaces, ancient tombs and the Atlas Mountains, there's a lot to do in Marrakech. Here are some tips and favourite finds (from restaurants to cultural attractions) to get you started on your Moroccan holiday. 

First time in Rome? 5 things to do on your trip

The Colosseum. The Vatican. The Sistine Chapel. St Peter's Basilica. The food. Between Hollywood and the history books, you've probably already seen and heard a lot about Rome. But with so much to see and do, where do you start? From the ancient city and Italian gelato and the best views in the city, there is a lot you can cover in one short visit. Here's what to see and do on your trip to Rome, Italy.

First time in Cape Town? 5 things to do on your trip

First time in Cape Town? From natural beauty and urban haunts to historical landmarks, South Africa's Mother City has so much to see. Robben Island, Sea Point, the Castle of Good Hope, Long Street, trendy Woodstock and Table Mountain are all tourist-friendly and loved by the locals. Click through for all the sights, cafés, markets, streets and hangouts you should explore in Cape Town, South Africa.