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Top 25 Things to Do in Africa & the Middle East: 2016 Viator Travel Awards

Go adventuring in the Dubai desert.

Welcome to the 2016 Viator Travel Awards: Africa and Middle East Edition! Below, we’ve compiled a list of 25 of the most fun and interesting things to do and best places to visit in Africa and the Middle East. The tours and activities listed have been chosen based on traveler reviews, data from the millions […]

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December 11, 2015 by | 1 Comment

20 New Year’s Eve Parties Around the World

See the dazzling fireworks at Rio de Janeiro's New Year's celebration on Copacabana beach.

As the Christmas lights start to fade and the holiday season is coming to an end, there’s still one final bash to send out 2015. With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to make your New Year’s resolutions, drink away the last year’s regrets and celebrate starting all over again in […]

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December 10, 2015 by | 2 Comments

Out of Office: Emma’s Cape Town Adventure

Elephant at Aquila

Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. From traditional tours to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, everywhere from Australia to Zimbabwe, we spend our time scouring the globe for the best tours and activities around the world. Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members […]

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July 9, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Emma’s Cape Town Adventure

The 10 Best Wine and Food Festivals in the World

Wine connoisseurs and foodies have plenty to get excited about this year, with a packed roster of gastronomic events taking place around the globe. From celebrity studded culinary masterclasses to grape-stomping competitions, here are 10 Wine and Food festivals that you don’t want to miss.

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April 4, 2013 by | 2 Comments

11 Reasons to Visit Cape Town Now

Cape Peninsula

With so many amazing destinations to choose from, it can be difficult to choose where you’ll spend your vacation time each year. For those of you who are still working out where you’ll go in 2013, we’d like to suggest you take a serious look at Cape Town, South Africa.

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February 19, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Wine Tasting Near Cape Town, South Africa

Constantia Vineyards

Zipping between sandy bays and swank wine estates, our driver pointed out Kalk Bay—a popular site for seeing southern right whales—then drove us to the oldest winery in South Africa. We’d only left downtown Cape Town a mere 25 minutes prior, and my mind was trying to throw off preconceived notions as quickly as the […]

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November 19, 2012 by | Comments Off on Wine Tasting Near Cape Town, South Africa

5 Essential Day Trips from Cape Town

Boulders Beach

The Mother City, as Cape Town is nicknamed, may be the Western Cape’s main draw and there’s plenty to see and do here to keep you busy for days. But with Table Mountain in your rear view, head out to explore these excellent day trip destinations from Cape Town.

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April 30, 2012 by | Comments Off on 5 Essential Day Trips from Cape Town

Top 10 Wine Destinations Around the World

Yarra Valley tour

Wine is a beautiful thing. It’s a perfect complement to a meal, and pleasant way to unwind after a day of sightseeing. Imagine lingering over a glass while looking at the sun dip below rolling hills of vineyards. Now imagine doing it every day for a week or longer. Wine regions like Bordeaux and Burgundy […]

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February 15, 2012 by | 10 Comments

Top Cape Town Day Trips & Excursions

Cape Town, South Africa, has plenty to offer on its own, but venture slightly further afield and there’s a whole lot more to explore – whether it’s wine and brandy, heartening township projects or glorious coastal scenery. Here are some top picks for unforgettable Cape Town day trips.

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February 19, 2010 by | 3 Comments

Top 5 Things to Do in Cape Town

Cape Town is one of those rare cities that makes for a wonderful holiday destination – as opposed to somewhere to go for a city break – in its own right. It’s staggeringly good looking and has that winning combination of city energy, culture, history and nature.

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February 5, 2010 by | 4 Comments