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Giving Pride ‘n Purpose to South Africa’s Children with the Virgin Unite Project

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The children of South Africa's Mpumalanga Region are a truly resiliant and inspiring bunch. Following a trip to the area in November of 2011 I had the privilage of visiting a Pride 'n Purpose Virgin Unite Project at a village just outside the luxurious surroundings of Richard Branson's Ulusaba Game Reserve in Sabi Sands to help them paint a creche for the local children.

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Thailand Diary – Koh Samui

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We arrived at Koh Samui from Bangkok after a very comfortable one-hour internal flight on Bangkok airways. The Island is the third largest of the Thai Islands and is a haven for Tourists, although its other industries include fishing and coconut farming; some 2 million nuts are exported to Bangkok every month.

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Thailand Diary – Hua Hin

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Hua Hin is appox 3 hours transfer time from Bangkok airport by car or minibus, so for those who don’t fancy another flight to get to resort this could be the answer. The resort has grown from a small fishing village to a busy town, with many hotels, shops bars and restaurants. Unlike Phuket, Pattaya and Koh Samui, Hua Hin has a more relaxed feel, the average age of travellers here is slightly higher than the other resorts hence the nightlife is more low key and definitely less sleazy.

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Thailand Diary – Bangkok

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Bangkok offers a wealth of experiences for all travellers to this fascinating city, from haggling in the busy street markets to designer shopping and fascinating cultural tours of the many temples and floating market. As we were there for 2 days we only had chance to sample a very small selection of what is on offer.

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Thailand Diary – Phuket

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Phuket is Thailand’s largest Island resort and is located in the Andaman Sea on Thailand’s Indian Ocean coastline. The island is approx 30 miles long and just 13 miles wide, so getting around is fairly easy. The airport is busy but taxis are readily available throughout the day and night.

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