Travels

Swaziland

Jim’s Perspectives: After spending the night in the Marriott Fire & Ice, which is adjacent to a lovely outdoor mall and shopping area, far from the chaos and danger of downtown Johannesburg, I journeyed four hours by car to Swaziland. It a fascinating journey through Swaziland, or should I say e Swatini, as the king Read More

Cameroon

Jim’s Perspectives: Wow. A photographer’s paradise. One could spend weeks here traveling through the remote villages of Cameroon and leave with a treasure trove of digital gold. Everywhere I turned, I thought, “Darn, wish I could’ve taken a picture of that”. In 1472, Portugese explorers sailed up the Wouri River and named it the Rio Read More

Hospitality Coin #63 – Malawianstyle Tours and Travel, Malawi

Hastings Makaka, Lilongwe, Malawi On the 24th of April 2018 I was assigned to take a three days private tour in Lilongwe and a day trip to the Lake (lake malawi ).We had a good city tour of Lilongwe City.The second day of the tour we went to the Lake, enroute to the Lake we Read More

Hospitality Coin #54 – Travelgest, Angola

Laurinda Mafuta from Luanda, Angola I work as Tourist Guide and I like to meet people from every corner of the world. Receiving this Medal of Honor from Mr. Jim Kitchen was a fulfilment of what other tourists said, and this brought me very good hapiness and I was full of joy. It is good Read More

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 60 million 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, 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

Country Information:  The capital of Botswana is Gaborone. There are approximately 2.5 million 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. An interesting things Read More

Bhutan

Jim’s Perspectives: 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 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

Jim's Mile Marker

UN Recognized Countries

193

Countries Visited

183

Featured Destination

AZERBAIJAN