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Helping you swap the rough for the smooth
Helping you swap the rough for the smooth

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Now that I'm back home in Norway after a fabulous two weeks in Africa I'll be posting updates from South Africa, Botswana and Swaziland since I am online again.

As you know I was travelling with +Sunway Safaris Small Group Adventure Travel and you're going to be hearing a lot about this excellent company in coming articles on the blog.

To recap: after a busy two days in Johannesburg I met the rest of the group at the airport to fly into Maun in Botswana. This is the Air Botswana plane that brought us to the heart of the Okavango Delta, Maun ‪#‎botswanasafari2015‬
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The 2015 Beer Diary is a reality! New section on the blog starts today combining travel and beer. A beer a day, from wherever we happen to be in the world together with a few sentences about the day. And we want you to join in! Follow the same format here, on the blog, on any of our social media channels or all of them - just do it! Follow the link for more info and today's starting entry :-) #grownupbeerdiary
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Say hello to my big friend - one of many elephant encounters in Hwange National Park on game drives from Bomani Tented Lodge. I can truly say this was a life-changing trip and will be telling you all about it over the coming weeks. The conservation and community projects carried out by +Imvelo Safari in Zimbabwe are an incredible inspiration for what can be achieved with tourism when you use the right company #zimbabwesafari2014  http://youtu.be/x4t2rs3twos
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So, this is happening next week. 

No, I still can't quite believe that I'm finally returning to Africa and in such style with +Imvelo Safari Lodges. 

Zimbabwe is going to be incredible.

And that photo? It's the bar at one of the places I'm staying.

Follow the adventure with the #zimbabwesafari2014  hashtag and read the article for my itinerary :-) 
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HUGE new post! Roll over Copenhagen and tell Stockholm the news - Helsinki rules the roost for food in Scandinavia! You want reasons? Here's ten to start with 
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When visiting a city I always try to check out the view from on high. Clearly I would prefer to do this while sipping on a cold beer but most of the tallest buildings or structures with viewing platforms serve only one purpose – to offer you the chance to see the place from a totally different perspective. Let's start with London - and The View from the Shard 
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Put a little teaser together for a BIG new series starting this week. At last count there will be at least 23 articles from our humungous road trip around Florida, but probably more...anyway start here folks! 
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Is it a UFO? Is it a monster? Or is it just another sunset in paradise? (Clue: it's the latter. Kind of neat, huh? #thailandatchristmas  
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So, Christmas Eve tomorrow. No last minute shopping or stress in the kitchen for us though, and I think we made the right decision leaving Europe for South East Asia. Roll on Xmas in the sun at Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort! +Sheraton Hotels & Resorts  #thailandatchristmas
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Next week we'll be swapping the chills of Europe for the warmth of Thailand when we spend Christmas and New Year in the Land of Smiles. Smug updates guaranteed! #thailandatchristmas  
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