This is Africa

3 03 2010

I’ve been around a fair bit of this green planet that we’re on and while I don’t think I’ll ever be done with travelling, there is one continent that I’ve covered quite comprehensively: Africa. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to go to numerous countries in Africa as part of my job as Cabin Crew. There were some that I loved and will always have a place in my heart while there were others that I just couldn’t leave soon enough. If you want to read about South Africa, check out our World Cup section, otherwise, join me on a journey down some of the roads less travelled in this fascinating part of the world.

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Edinburgh’s Twin Cities

3 03 2010

“Twinning” is defined as a cooperative agreement between towns, cities, or counties in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

The city of Edinburgh has, since 1954, entered into 11 international twinning arrangements. Here’s a little more information about Edinburgh’s twins. Read the rest of this entry »