Aerial View of Buenos Aires with Obelisk at Night, Argentina

Best of the Barrios – Unlocking Buenos Aires on Your Argentina Vacation

The beating heart of Argentina and the starting point of many Argentina tours (and Antarctic cruises), Buenos Aires is considered South America’s most European capital. It would be wrong to visit and not indulge in the city’s tango and steak (stay with me, vegetarians). But much of BA’s charm is found in strolling its streets […]

Pretoria Skyline, South Africa

When on a South Africa Vacation, Stay a While in Pretoria, the Jacaranda City

If in the vicinity of Johannesburg, on your South Africa vacation, do consider a visit to Pretoria, which is very close by and well worth the effort. Pretoria, South Africa’s administrative capital and one of the country’s three capital cities, lies 55 kilometres/35 miles north east of Johannesburg. It is known as the “Jacaranda City” […]

Melbourne Skyline from Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Give Your Australia Vacation a Lift in the World’s Most Liveable City – Melbourne

For the sixth year in a row, Melbourne, Australia has topped The Economist’s list of the world’s most liveable cities, and should certainly be explored on your Australia vacation. It’s a particularly sweet victory this year for the Victorian capital, since it’s also the first year traditional rival Sydney has fallen out of the top […]

Victoria Falls in the Morning Light, Zimbabwe Zambia

Zimbabwe Vacation As Told By a “Smooth Traveler”

Smooth Traveler blogger, Renée Gordon, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, writes about her experience on a recent Zimbabwe vacation – arranged by Goway Travel. Renée has written a weekly travel column for the Philadelphia Sun Newspaper for the past 28 years and has published articles on local, national, and international travel in numerous publications. Renée has been […]