Thanksgiving Program 2018

Our Thanksgiving program has officially started! Students have arrived from Church Farm School, Fork Union Military Academy, Hebron Academy, Marvelwood, Brehm, Philips Andover, Pomfret, New Hampton School, West Nottingham Academy, The Storms King School, Westover, Concord, St. Timothy’s School, The Hotchkiss School and Cheshire Academy.  In the next couple of days we will be welcoming more students from Kent School and Thornton Academy.  Our program … Continue reading Thanksgiving Program 2018

Where International Students Go For Thanksgiving?

Colibri Boston provides fun, supervised stays in the heart of downtown Boston during holiday breaks when boarding school dorms are closed.  Reasons our Thanksgiving camp is perfect: 1.   Location: Students stay in the middle of Boston with access to historic sites and world’s top universities. We take students to visit Harvard (and other nearby schools like Boston University, Northeastern, MIT, and more).  2.   Safety: Camp leaders are college educated … Continue reading Where International Students Go For Thanksgiving?

Delightful Dining in Gardens, Cape Town!

What’s another way to experience the rich and diverse culture of South Africa aside from touring the sites? Through sampling the cuisine of course! Less than a 15-minute walk from the Cape Hollow Boutique Hotel, you’ll find five amazing restaurants that will give you an authentic feel of Cape Town- the hard part is choosing where to eat. Oh, and don’t forget to save space … Continue reading Delightful Dining in Gardens, Cape Town!

The Top 5 Movies to Watch Before Traveling to Zambia/South Africa

Disgrace (2008) Starring John Malkovich 83% on Rotten Tomatoes Adapted from a novel by Nobel Prize Winning Author JM Coetzee, this movie follows a disgraced English Professor from South Africa and touches on many post-apartheid social issues. Malkovich stars as Professor Lurie, a promiscuous man who engages in many illicit sexual relationships. This tendency become an issue when he is accusing of raping a student … Continue reading The Top 5 Movies to Watch Before Traveling to Zambia/South Africa

The Top 5 Restaurants in South Africa

La Colombe- Cape Town https://www.lacolombe.co.za/ Let’s begin with the fanciest of fancy- La Colombe was ranked 7th in Trip Advisor’s 2017 Top 10 “Fine Dining Restaurants in the World”. Established on Historic Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, wine is embedded in its atmosphere. Chef Scot Kirton has crafted a menu based upon a fusion of Asian and French influences. Now located at the Silvermist Organic Wine … Continue reading The Top 5 Restaurants in South Africa

5 Books to Read Before Traveling to Zambia and South Africa

Interested in learning more about Africa before your travels? Check out our 5 Books to Read Before Traveling to South Africa.    A Long Walk for Freedom by Nelson Mandela Apartheid and Nelson Mandela are unequivocally the most well-known South African references around the world. While you may know what Apartheid was or Nelson Mandela’s involvement in legally ending apartheid, there are many intricate details … Continue reading 5 Books to Read Before Traveling to Zambia and South Africa

Managing Health Risks for your Trip to Zambia

Looking forward to your next trip to Zambia? Same here- but not before taking the proper precautions before traveling! There are many health risks that must be taken into account before traveling to Africa. Adventurers will be required to undergo a series of routine treatments and checks in order to be properly protected from disease. Below is a series of instructions directly from the Centers … Continue reading Managing Health Risks for your Trip to Zambia