Travels

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

Country Information:  The capital of Ghana is Accra. There are approximately 28 million 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. Jim’s Perspectives: Read More

Botswana

Jim’s Perspectives: Botswana is rich with natural beauty and wildlife, and this countries is one of the best in all of Africa in which to “safari”.  I get a lot of questions about taking safaris … and let me tell you … if you go to Botswana you will not be disappointed.  Chobe National Park, 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

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

Loved my time in Cyprus, mostly because of the cool stuff that happened while I was there. We visited some small villages, and happened upon a film crew shooting a popular TV show. As I walked by the set, the Producer asked if I would be part of the next scene. My role was to Read More

Czech Republic

Went to the Czech Republic with my father in 1997 on a GATE 1 tour, and also with my MBA program at the University of Tennessee. Toured Prague, the Royal Castle at Hradcany, the Charles Bridge, and the Jewish section. The Czech Republic is incredibly beautiful because it is surrounded by mountains on all sides. Read More

Denmark

Have visited Denmark twice, once as a business consultant, and also while on a cruise through the region. This is a gem of a country! Established in the 10th century, About 5.8 million people live here, Danish is its primary language, although many people also speak English. Its main religion is the Evangelical Lutheran Church Read More

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UN Recognized Countries

193

Countries Visited

192

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