Posts tagged with "Africa"
Oozing old-world charm suffused with sophistication and a dash of spice, it takes a certain kind of palate to appreciate this heady beverage. Making its fiery debut in northern Europe in the 16th century, the origins of brandy can be traced back to the expanding Muslim Mediterranean states in the 7th and 8th centuries.
Get out your map and throw a dart. Now, make your Quintess Beyond 2012 reservation—space is limited! To help you hit your target, here are the highlights of what awaits:
South Africa’s viticulture history dates back to 1659, a time when farms were passed down from father to eldest son, and ownership was entrenched in a small group of people. Now however, women increasingly participate across the industry—from farming to tasting counters, administration and marketing..
It is my secret ambition (though now you know) to bring my wife and four daughters to every continent before my oldest graduates from high school. I have two years, and now that we just returned from Africa, only two more continents to go: Asia and Australia.
Eight exceptional experiences await you with Quintess Beyond 2012: the Mediterranean Sea, the Galapagos Islands, Southeast Asia, Tanzania, Botswana, South Africa, Kenya and St. Martin!
Most visitors to South Africa have in their minds images from the country’s turbulent Apartheid era, when political and social upheaval was at its peak. While it is certainly an important part of the country’s history, much of South Africa’s culture and heritage remains unknown to the average tourist, many of whom are surprised to learn of the country’s historic winemaking tradition, in particular.
Brian Jackman, Britain's foremost writer on wildlife and safaris once wrote, "Everything in Africa bites, but the safari bug is worst of all."
No matter how much you mentally prepare, an African safari is overwhelming – overwhelmingly amazing in life-changing and life-affirming ways. If you're one of those who feel slightly in the dark about the vast African continent, Quintess Beyond adventures in Kenya will place you in direct contact with the incredible wildlife and people of this beautiful part of our world.
Quintess Beyond was just launched with two life-changing African experiences in Kenya and South Africa. If you've never been to the continent, prepare yourself for an adventure that will engulf your senses. If you've explored before, now you can satisfy that longing to return. Incredible sights, sounds, tastes, smells and textures await you on...