Africa
Doing business in Cape Town, South Africa

Doing business in Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa is a complex and multifaceted nation, so when doing business or participating in conferences, it is always wise to read up on cultural best practices. When doing business in a foreign country, it is always wise to be prepared. This may, however, apply even more when participating in meetings or conferences in South...
A great guide for families on what to do in Hammamet, Tunisia.

A great guide for families on what to do in Hammamet, Tunisia.

Hammamet has a lot of exciting and fun things to do for families, as you’ll see on our map. This property features a breathtaking 300 meter beachfront, five swimming pools, four tennis courts, and a sensational Thalasso spa. All rooms have balconies offering gorgeous views of the landscaped gardens, pool or sea. Explore our Radisson...
List of Bays and Beaches in Freetown

List of Bays and Beaches in Freetown

The beaches on the Freetown peninsula are some of the best in Africa. Discover pristine white sands backed by lush vegetation, with gentle azure waves and hardly a soul in sight for miles. 1. River Number Two Beach Possibly Sierra Leone’s most beautiful beach, River Number Two is just 30km south of Freetown. However, like...
Shark Diving in South Africa, Your Adventure Holiday in Cape Town.

Shark Diving in South Africa, Your Adventure Holiday in Cape Town.

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat” – Jaws (1975) The sun kisses your face. A lovely, warm sea breeze brushes by you. The gentle rocking of the boat soothes you. You feel alive. Then you slowly open your eyes, standing on the edge of the stern, looking down at the submersed cage, in the endless...
Travelling from Lungi Airport to Aberdeen, Freetown

Travelling from Lungi Airport to Aberdeen, Freetown

Lungi International Airport is eight miles north of Freetown, on the other side of the wide mouth of the Sierra Leone River. There are several different transport options to consider for your onward journey from the airport, so here’s a guide to help you plan for a smooth transfer by land or by sea. Travel times...
10 Breathtaking views from Radisson Blu Hotels

10 Breathtaking views from Radisson Blu Hotels

We’ve all had a daydream of become a movie star, even just for a day, and with the ongoing Festival de Cannes we all have stars in our eyes. In Yes we Cannes we showed you the magnificent view over the golf de la Napoule from the rooftop terrace of Radisson Blu 1835, Cannes. The...
Discover Indigenous Music at the Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2014

Discover Indigenous Music at the Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2014

The theme of this year’s Lagos Black Heritage Festival is indigenous music. With so many Euro-American pop influences in Nigerian music, the festival organisers hope putting the focus squarely on traditional music forms will help spread enthusiasm in the African film and music industry. Celebrating indigenous music This year’s Black Heritage Festival will be held...
Johannesburg's coolest markets

Johannesburg’s coolest markets

There’s no better way to get to know a city than by visiting its markets. Today on the Radisson Blu blog, we’re looking at three favourites in Johannesburg. Whether you prefer sampling craft cuisine or bagging a bargain, there’s a market for everyone in bustling Johannesburg. Here’s a roundup of the top three for you...
A single girl's guide to Cairo

A single girl’s guide to Cairo

Cairo is a hotbed of culture, romance and history. Today on the Radisson Blu blog, we’re exploring the city’s highlights for women travelling solo.  These days, it’s easy for women to navigate Cairo independently. The city’s clean, efficient Metro system even ensures at least two female-only carriages per train. If you’re planning a solo trip...
The Wildlife of Lusaka

The Wildlife of Lusaka

The capital of Zambia, Lusaka, counts itself amongst the fastest developing cities in southern Africa; a business hub with English as its official language. For many visitors, however, it is the lure of the region’s incredible wildlife which draws them to the area and, more specifically, the nearby Lower Zambezi National Park. Lower Zambezi National...
A taste of Tunisia in Hammamet

A taste of Tunisia in Hammamet

One of the best things about travelling to a new city or country is to sample as many culinary delights as possible, some of which may be unlike anything you have ever tasted before. Tunisian cuisine is strongly influenced by many different styles of cooking, inspired by French, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Arabic dishes. International...
Johannesburg adventures for families

Johannesburg adventures for families

Soak up the sights, explore the bustling centre of the City of Gold, and most importantly, keep the kids entertained with our handpicked selection of family-friendly things to see and do in and around Johannesburg. Affectionately known as Joburg, South Africa’s largest city is packed with fun possibilities for family adventure. Whether you’re looking for...
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