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  • Curacao is an interesting mix of European and Caribbean cultures. The island was a Dutch colony for many years and you can see their influence everywhere. You should walk across the Queen Emma pontoon bridge into town then find a nice bar in time to…
  • Of course it's fine - Belgium is every bit as safe as America. There are dangers in most countries, but statistically you are extremely safe to travel to Belgium.
  • I believe Frommers - the American travel guide publisher - license their guides to airlines etc, but I am not sure if this is still the case since they were bought by Google. They have now been sold back to Arthur Frommer and license his content bac…
  • Hi Mathieu - here are some ideas: Beaumont House in Upper Claremont (Southern Suburbs) is a good option. It only has five bedrooms and they can supply cots, high chairs and have a kids menu and will organise babysitters for when you want to go out…
  • And further to the above, is it cheaper booking hotels in advance or booking them on the day (if they are available). Are hotels overbooked outside the busy Christmas/New Year season?
  • I see that tour operators are starting to organise tours to Zimbabwe again - there are some really good deals available. Is it fairly saft their now?
  • MikeD, I know the area particularly well and can assure you that the fishing in Mozambique is world class all year round - it is one of the most un-fished areas in the world. I have just come back from the Quirimbas (northern Mozambique) where I go …
  • Mauritius is a great option for a honeymoon, just check on the weather and the best time to go. We went in October and had crappy weather. Have a look at the Mauritius climate page on wordtravels.com
  • The best ski resorts near Geneva are Chamonix (1 hour) and Verbier (2 hours) in my view. There are others but for serious skier Verbier and Chamonix /Argentiere are great.
  • ok, I have just been to the doctor to get advice on going to Mozambique and whether to take malaria tablets. Unless you go to a specialist all the doctor will do is look up online using the same sites you can use yourself. The malaria risk varies de…
  • yes, Mathieu is spot on from what I have read. January, February and March are the most popular months to visit Kenya, when it is dry and hot and this is a good time to view game and go birding. The rainy months are April, May, June, October, Novemb…
  • Thanks for your advice and for that link Terry. We will be travelling to Cuba from London. Ideally we will travel independently as ideally we would prefer not to stay in a large all-inclusive. We are just in investigation stage right now but would…
  • dont worry, the water is so damn cold in cape town that you wont want to swim in the sea for long anyway! The sea temperature is slightly warmer in false bay, which is where the two most recent shark attacks have happened - probably as there are mor…
  • Hi. this is a scam - do not send any money to these guys. There are no puppies!