Travels

Zimbabwe

The capital of Zimbabwe is Harare. There are approximately 14,546,961 people living here. There are 15 official languages. Shona and Ndebele are the most widely spoken, with English as the language of official business use. The thirteen official minority languages are: Chewa, Chibarwe, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Shangani, sign language, SeSotho, Setswana, Tonga, Tshivenda, and Read More

South Africa

In South Africa, there are three capitals of the country, Pretoria, the legislative capital; Cape Town, the Parliamentary capital; and Bloemfontein, the judicial capital. There are approximately 54,300,704 people living here. South Africa is linguistically rich with 11 official languages! The official languages are isiZulu, isiXhosa, Afrikaans, English, Sepedi, Setswana, Sesotho, Xitsonga, siSwati, Tshivenda, and Read More

Ghana

The capital of Ghana is Accra. There are approximately 26,908,262 people living here. The official language of the country is English, but Asante, Ewe, and Fante are spoken by the majority of the country. The majority of the population practices Christianity. The time zone is 4 hours ahead of EST. Ghana is rich in culture, Read More

Botswana

The capital of Botswana is Gaborone. There are approximately 2,209, 208 people living here. The official language of the country is English, but the majority of the population speaks Setswana as well as Sekalanga. The majority of the population practices Christianity. The time zone is 6 hours ahead of EST. Botswana is rich with natural Read More

Bhutan

Bhutan is guided by their Gross National Happiness predicated on these four pillars: The preservation of the environment, which by law 60% of the country must remain forest for future generations The preservation of their culture. Men must wear their ghos in public and women their kiras, both of which have skirts and shawls. Every Read More

Grenada

Grenada is twice the size of Washington D.C and the capital of the country is Saint George’s. There are approximately 111,219 people living here. The official language of Grenada is English with a majority of Grenadians also speaking French patois. The majority of Grenadians practice Christian Protestantism. The time zone is the same as EST. Read More

Micronesia

This is an up-and-coming country, with endless possibilities. Flying into Pohnpei you pass by the light blue outer reefs and then by Sokehs Rock, a much smaller version of Cape Town’s Table Mountain. FSM’s economy is based on farming and fishing and its government employs a whopping 60% of the population (funded by the US Read More

St. Vincent & Grenadines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a tropical wonderland! The capital of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is Kingstown. There are approximately 102,350 people living here. The official language of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is English, with a large majority of the population also speaking French patois. The majority of Vincentians practices Protestantism. The Read More

Cyprus

The capital of Cyprus is Nicosia. There are roughly 1,205, 575 people living here (2016). The official languages of Cyprus are Greek and Turkish. The majority of Cypriots practice Orthodox Christianity. The time zone is 7 hours ahead of EST. When visiting Cyprus, adventurers would enjoy the Troodos Mountains for its skiing, hiking, and natural Read More

Czech Republic

Czech Republic, which gained independence in 1993. The capital is Prague and the official language is Czech. About 10.52 million people live here (2013). The country used to be primarily Christian but since the mid-20th century religion has declined steadily in popularity; today, the Czech Republic is one of the least religious nations in the Read More

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