Dan Morey

Dan Morey is a freelance writer in Pennsylvania. He’s worked as a book critic, nightlife columnist and outdoor journalist, and has traveled extensively on every continent except Antarctica, which he’s in no hurry to visit. Find him at danmorey.weebly.com.

Best things to do at the V & A Waterfront Cape Town

Best things to do at the V & A Waterfront Cape Town When Queen Victoria’s son, Alfred, visited Cape Town in 1860, the port wasn’t particularly safe. In fact, so many ships were lost to storms in Table Bay that Lloyd’s of London refused to insure any vessel that overwintered there. Alfred initiated work on …

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10 Places to Visit on South Africa’s Cape Peninsula

Discover South Africa’s Cape Peninsula Cape Town is surrounded by spectacular landscapes. A drive down South Africa’s Cape Peninsula leads to craggy mountains, turquoise bays, and beaches populated by waddling penguins. Stop for a glass of Cabernet at South Africa’s oldest winery, or do some surfing in Muizenberg. At the end of the road, you’ll …

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10 Incredible Things to do in Cape Town

Best things to do in Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town is a visually stunning city. Hugged by the blue Atlantic, with Table Mountain for a backdrop, there are beautiful views wherever you go. But don’t spend too much time gazing at the scenery—Cape Town is a cultural hotspot, too, with world-class museums and historical …

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Top 14 Things to do in Hobart, Tasmania

Top Things to do in Hobart, Tasmania (Australia) Nearly half of all Tasmanians live in Hobart, Australia’s southernmost state capital. The city began as a penal colony for British convicts (stealing a watch in London could get you transported to the end of the earth in 1804) and has evolved into a major port town …

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Explore Devonport: Gateway to Tasmania

Explore Devonport Tasmania (Australia) Devonport, on Tasmania’s north coast, is a popular arrival point for trekkers heading into the mountains and wild rivers of the island’s interior. Don’t be in a hurry to hit the road, though. There’s plenty to see around Devonport, and most of the area’s attractions can be easily explored on foot. …

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6 Historic Buenos Aires Cafés

Historic Buenos Aires Cafés Buenos Aires is known for its historic cafés and bars. These are the places where Jorge Luis Borges charted the course of Argentine literature over coffee; where Carlos Gardel crooned tango tunes; where Ernesto Sábato scribbled novel chapters in notebooks. They’re also the social centers of neighborhoods, the equivalent of a …

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Rome: 7 Things to do in Piazza di Spagna

BEST THINGS TO DO IN PIAZZA DI SPAGNA All roads lead to Rome, goes the old saying; and all Roman streets lead to Piazza di Spagna, the city’s favorite meeting place. Shops and cafés surround the iconic Spanish Steps. There’s a museum dedicated to a Romantic poet, and a theater spotlighting satire, burlesque, and jazz. …

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7 Amazing Tombs in Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

Best tombs in Recoleta Cemetery Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires is full of famous corpses. There are Argentine presidents, poets and Nobel Prize winners. Napoleon’s granddaughter is here. So are boxer Luis Firpo and Eva Perón. Evita is the big attraction, but her memorial isn’t particularly interesting—just a series of plaques on the Duarte family …

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How to Spend a Day in Eastbourne, England

How to Spend a Day in Eastbourne, England BESIDE THE SEASIDE IN EASTBOURNE The coast of Victorian England was studded with resort towns and pleasure piers. There were attractions designed to appeal to every class of vacationer, from bawdy music halls to refined tea rooms. Now, thanks to package tours and cheap flights to sunnier …

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10 Inspiring Things to do in Rye, England

Best Things to do in Rye, England In his novel Miss Mapp (1922), E.F. Benson writes: “There is not in all England a town so blatantly picturesque as Tilling.” As Benson fans know, Tilling is actually the ancient Cinque Ports town of Rye, East Sussex (an hour by train from London), where the author lived …

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