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The Amazing Wildlife of Niagara Falls


Photo credit: Niagara Falls (Horseshoe Falls & American Falls & Bridal Veil Falls) (northwest of Buffalo, New York State, USA) 2 via photopin (license) The area around Niagara Falls is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including mammals, bird, reptiles and amphibians. Most people visiting the area see at least a few of these […]

What makes London a World City?


A world city, also known as global city, is generally a city considered to be an important node in the global economic system. The concept comes from geography and urban studies. The idea of globalisation can be understood as a city having a direct and tangible effect on global affairs through socio-economic means. The use […]

Flight report: Lufthansa A380 New Business Class Frankfurt to Johannesburg


Image by Lasse Fuss (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons Introduction You may recall that I redeemed airline points last year when I took my first trip to Southern Africa. The long leg of that trip was on Lufthansa’s A380 monster from Frankfurt to Johannesburg and I enjoyed myself immensely, despite the fact […]

Cornwall or Caribbean? Take the quiz.


White sand, tick. Turquoise sea, tick. Fantastic surf, locally-sourced seafood, lush greenery, far-reaching views, water sports, space to sunbathe, blue skies and sumptuous sunsets, palm trees, and delicious cold drinks on tap – tick, tick and tick. This is the picture we all paint when thinking of an escape to the sun. Well, all these […]