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Hosting more than 50 countries, Africa is full of beautiful people and myriad cultures and languages. Cairo, Egypt, attracts travelers from across the world to its animated streets and iconic landmarks, including the magnificent pyramids, the Sphinx and the tomb of King Tut. A center of surf, sand and style, Cape Town, South Africa, has the dramatic backdrop of Table Mountain, an array of gorgeous beaches close to downtown, a lively harbor and outdoor adventures ranging from whale watching to baboon walks. Johannesburg is South Africa's largest city and an economic hub that is riddled with intense history, the world's deepest goldmines, diverse inhabitants and a big-city vibe mixed with Indian bazaars, traditional healers and street merchants.
South Africa calls to the adventurer in all of us with its boundless energy, wild wonders and cultural riches. Wine enthusiasts can absorb the breathtaking natural scenery, quaint Cape Dutch homesteads and world-class, wine-producing estates that characterize the rolling Cape Winelands. For a treat of superlative fare, travel toward the waterfront or Kloof Street, where the world's top chefs meld local ingredients with culinary influences from the area's multinational inhabitants. On summer nights, Cape Town becomes one big party. Head to Long Street for live music; Green Point for a sophisticated atmosphere; or the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, offering venue's popular with both tourists and locals.
Whether in search of an educational encounter, an adrenaline rush, a humanitarian mission, or simple relaxation for a few days, a vacation to Johannesburg has everything you're looking for. Here, you will find Nelson Mandela's former residence, as well as a variety of other Soweto township museums that recount the struggle to end the systematic racism of apartheid. For something more upbeat, there are more than 40 art galleries, as well as a host of institutes and studios in the city. Or, you can take in a show at one of the many theaters. If shopping's your release, Johannesburg is also one of the premium retail destination in South Africa. Take your pick of locally crafted items, or discover international brands at great prices.
Beyond the extraordinary wildlife travelers can see on safari in South Africa, visitors to the northern part of the continent, in Cairo, can experience one of the Seven wonders of the World - the guardian of the great pyramids, the Sphinx. The Nile also hosts the Valley of the Kings and Queens, where generations of pharaohs and nobles were buried in great splendor.
Whether in search of an educational encounter, an adrenaline rush, a humanitarian mission, or simple exploration for a few days, travel to Johannesburg has everything you're looking for.
From the many ancient, historic and religious sites to a plethora of new and fast-growing cities, the Middle East is one of the most intriguing and culturally rich areas on the planet. Located on the Persian Gulf, Dubai is home to record-breaking architecture - like Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building - traditional neighborhoods and man-made islands with stunning beaches jutting our of the coastline. Tel Aviv has something for everyone. With a prime location on the Mediterranean coast, the cosmopolitan city offers an exciting art and music scene, exotic cuisines and vibrant cultures. It's also the gateway to the Holy City of Jerusalem, which boasts extraordinary historic sites and world-class museums.
Ski or skate indoors, shop 'til you drop, sail over sand dunes, or simply sit and admire the jaw-dropping skyline in Dubai. For the ultimate family break, IMG Worlds of Adventure combines hair-raising roller coasters, erupting volcanoes, water parks and indoor skiing for one extraordinary vacation. One of Dubai's truly authentic experiences is the Al Quoz arts district. its central hub, Alserkal Avenue, offers edgy art events, endless pop-up concerts and avant-garde galleries. For outdoor adventures, jump into an off-road vehicle to explore the steep canyons and soaring peaks of the Hajar Mountains, or get lost in a world of wonderment in Dubai Miracle Garden, located in the middle of the desert.
In Tel Aviv, Isreal, float in the Dead Sea, shop in bustling open-air markets, trek across the desert, walk the cobblestone streets of Jerusalem's Old City, or visit the picturesque and ancient city of Jaffa. By day, languish on the golden beaches beside the glistening Mediterranean Sea. After the sunsets, head out to the many bars and nightclubs around the city. Immerse in the sights and smells of Tel Aviv's food extravaganza - hosting Chinese, Italian, Arabian, Persian and Thai cuisine, in addition to gourmet hotspots and tasty street stalls.
Amman. Jordan's capital city, vibrantly blends ultra-modern influences with an ancient past. From Roman ruins and towering mosques to upscale shopping malls and cobblestone street markets, this lively city promises a unique cultural experience.
From the many ancient, historic and religious sites to a plethora of new and fast-growing cities, the Middle East is one of the most intriguing and culturally rich area on the planet.