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South Africa’s World Cup – why it can’t fix everything

South Africa’s World Cup – why it can’t fix everything

David Whitley June 3, 2010 Comments Off on South Africa’s World Cup – why it can’t fix everything

‘The World Cup won’t help us’ This morning, I flicked over to the Guardian website to be met with a headline that is becoming all too common. Above a picture of black South Africans

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Dangerous driving in Australia

Dangerous driving in Australia

David Whitley May 16, 2010 1

Why Victoria’s road safety campaign is counter-productive.   As some of you may know, I am currently driving through the middle of Australia. It’s a magical journey that I recommend everyone undertakes at least

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How to bring tourists back after a disaster: Samoa’s big problem

How to bring tourists back after a disaster: Samoa’s big problem

David Whitley November 16, 2009 2

Tourism potential of Samoa As some of this blog’s readers will know, I spent a week in the Pacific nation of Samoa last May. It goes against the grain of this blog to say

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How cruise ships ruined Dubrovnik, Croatia

How cruise ships ruined Dubrovnik, Croatia

David Whitley August 12, 2009 4

I was tremendously excited about going to Dubrovnik. From Byron’s description – “The Pearl of the Adriatic” – to my girlfriend’s rather more prosaic “it’s just lovely”, I had only heard good things. As

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Australia’s Greyhound buses and the roadhouse misery breaks

Australia’s Greyhound buses and the roadhouse misery breaks

David Whitley July 25, 2009 1

Greyhound bus from Cairns to Brisbane In May and June, I slowly made my way down the Queensland coast in Australia. Because I’m a big coward and didn’t fancy hiring a car, I used

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