Monthly Archives: February 2009

Alternative Spring Break 2009

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May not be MTV but still just as wild- Check out tripwolf’s not to miss places in Africa

New York–February 19, 2009–Spring break has college students booking airplane tickets to warm Caribbean beach destinations like Panama City, the Bahamas and Cancun, Mexico. As fun as relaxing on white sand is, the world offers too much to head to the same location year after year. So this year, plan an alternative spring break — and head over to Africa.

tripwolf, an online social travel guide, has compiled the top “not to miss” locations in Africa as voted by its users. The community spoke, and tripwolf listened.  Here is the best of Africa list they came up with:

1. Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
2. Royal Palaces of Abomey, Benin
3. Masai Mara, Kenya
4. Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania
5. Djemaa el Fna, Marrakech, Morocco
6. Cape Point, Cape Town, South Africa
7. Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
8. Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
9. Clifton & Camps Bay Beaches, Cape Town, South Africa
10. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa
Some sights, some beaches, some national parks, all alternative ways to make spring break 2009 a trip to remember.  You can find details for all the locations that made the list on the tripwolf site here: