Ukhah. Drakensberg Park

Landmark of the Month

Ukhah. Drakensberg Park

Including the mountain kingdom of Lesotho this park has been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park contains Champagne Castle Hotel, and also features a large number of inscribed caves. Many rivers, including the Tugela, have their origin in this part of the Drakensberg.

Croatian Cuisine

Cuisine of the Month

Croatian Cuisine

An unavoidable ingredient in many meals prepared in Croatia is "Vegeta". It is a spice produced by "Podravka".In the eastern continental regions (Slavonija and Baranja) spicy sausage such as kulen or kulenova seka is a must-try. Čobanac ("shepherd's stew") is a mixture of several different kinds of meat with a lot of red spicy paprika.

Winnipeg

Destination of the Month

Winnipeg

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city in Manitoba, and a major centre on the Canadian Prairies. "The Peg" is a city as diverse in and of itself as the whole of Canada. The name Winnipeg is a transcription of the western Cree word wi-nipe-k meaning "muddy waters"; the general area was populated for thousands of years by First Nations.

Salema

Off the Beaten Path

Salema

Salema is a very small and secluded fishing village about halfway between Lagos and Sagres. The main road in town, Rua de Pescadores, is home to a number of fisherman who still moor their boats on the shore and daily cast their nets. Salema remains a fantastic out-of-the-way and laid-back small-town alternative to the big and busy tourist cities of the Algarve.

Kashmiri

Language of the Month

Kashmiri

Kashmiri is a northwestern Indo-Aryan language spoken primarily in the valley of Kashmir, a region situated mostly in the Jammu and Kashmir state of India. This language is sometimes placed in a geographical sub-grouping called Dardic. It is one of the 23 scheduled languages of India.

La La Land Tour

Movie Tour

La La Land Tour

The La La Land Tour is a one day driving tour, taking you past various filming locations for the highly acclaimed musical, La La Land. Explore Los Angeles through the eyes of the two young performers played by (Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling) who work to advance their careers and romance throughout the course of a year in Los Angeles.

  • Ukhah. Drakensberg Park
  • Croatian Cuisine
  • Winnipeg
  • Salema
  • Kashmiri
  • La La Land Tour
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Phrasebooks

Learn the most common phrases in local languages.

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