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Taking a break from regular posts to share my excitement of being featured on the Instagram blog!
The Samsung Africa Forum 2012, held in Cape Town this year, is an annual event where new products are announced and showcased for the year ahead.
I was meant to blog about this a few months ago. I visited Taiwan in August for 2 weeks, which was part of Taiwan’s International Youth Week – Centennial Homestay celebrations (12-25 August 2011).
I’ve been selected to go to The Republic of China (ROC), known as Taiwan (not to be mistaken with The People’s Republic of China), later this year in celebration of their 100th anniversary.
Organized by the Taiwanese Council of Cultural Affairs, they’ve invited guests from around the world (250 people from 125 countries) to experience an authentic Taiwanese lifestyle.
The Samsung Africa Forum was held in Nairobi, Kenya this year and I was invited to attend the press conference where Samsung announced its product lineup for the African region.
The event is fairly new; the first one was held in Johannesburg last year (which I couldn’t attend), but those who attended said it was a huge improvement compared to the …
On Wednesday this week, General Motors invited me to attend an advanced driving skills course with them at the Aldo Scribante race track in Port Elizabeth.
They sponsored 3x Lumina SS V8′s to the Port Elizabeth Flying Squad (in addition to another 3 vehicles in 2009), along with an advanced driving skills course, so they know how to operate these high …
Volvo invited me to the V60 sport wagon launch held in Cape Town yesterday. Now I know what you’re thinking. Wagon’s aren’t exactly known for their looks, but Volvo actually put effort into making the wagon look good.
LG South Africa invited me to attend the LG Blogger Forum 2010, held in Berlin. It was a group of about 24 of us from South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa. The Africa quota was filled by 1 South African; me.
We stayed at The Steigenberger Hotel, where the presentation and explanation of products took place.
Yesterday was one of the best days of my working career (it was also the first time I found myself on the highway at 06h20)!
All thanks to Nokia, who flew ten Johannesburg-based journos down to their Cape Town event to meet the “masterminds” behind Ovi Maps (NAVTEQ), show us the behind-the-scenes of building the mapping database, let us see the …