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Scenic announces new ‘bucket list’ tours of Ancient Wonders

Friday, August 18, 2017

Scenic, the Australian travel company company founded in Newcastle in 1986, has announced it will offer its first dedicated tours since 2013 to Egypt and Jordan, with the first tours commencing in May 2018. “With many years of experience organising unforgettable experiences in Egypt and Jordan, we’re confident that we have the right elements to help our guests make their bucket ...

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Finding rare moments of tranquility… and retail therapy!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Have you seen the 2003 movie “Lost in Translation”, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson? If you have, you’ll recall their characters, Bob and Charlotte, stay and meet each other at the Park Hyatt Tokyo. Well, in this week's Ask The Concierge, we were treated to an insider's guide to Tokyo by the Chief Concierge of ...

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Find your happy place, people!

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Where is your favourite holiday spot? I've been pondering that question as I wrap school holidays and daydream about the holidays my parents would take us on. My son Charlie certainly found his happy place in the snow at Victoria's Mt. Buller. Couldn't get that kid off the slopes! Even at night. I was trying ...

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Take a sticky in the city this month

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Like to make a weekend out of taking a sticky-beak inside some of Melbourne's most interesting buildings? On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July, over 200 buildings around the city will open their doors for curious-minded visitors to take a tour. To view the list of buildings and plan your tours, purchase an Open House Melbourne 2017 ...

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Journey to the culinary heart of France – TODAY!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

More and more Australians are visiting Lyon each year so, today, on Journeys To Come Talking Lifestyle radio,  we go to Lyon in France for the second and final part in our series on the world's most romantic country. This week, Catriona has travelled by train from Normandy in the north, down to Lyon - the gastronomical capital of France ...

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Come with us to Normandy, France, TODAY!

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Catriona will say "Bonjour from Normandy" today at midday on Talking Lifestyle Radio.  Join us! Grab a cafe au lait and croissant and enjoy touring the magnificent region of Normandy from your private, 'home' airport lounge... We'll meet the Ships Hotel Manager, Thomas, and hear about the amazing art of the region from Ann, her guide in Rouen. Finally, Catriona will interview ...

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