All Posts By Journeys to Come

The greatest literary show on earth

by Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This week’s Guest Traveller Philippa Brear takes us to India to revisit the Jaipur Literature Festival, to which she can't wait to return. Vanity Fair's former editor Tina Brown called it 'the greatest literary show on earth'. The Jaipur Literature Festival started in 2006 with a handful of speakers and, before the pandemic, had grown to ...

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Bush tucker canapés on an Uluru adventure

by Wednesday, October 13, 2021

This week's Guest Traveller Robin Janke takes us on a journey to the centre of Australia. We took the Jetstar direct flight Brisbane to Yulara and arrived in the centre of Australia three hours later. The Tali Wiru dinner is magnificent and a must do. We were collected from our accommodation in an all-terrain vehicle and taken to ...

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Touring China’s cities and countryside

by Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Guest travellers Rick Watson and Gail King share memories from their first visit to China on a trip organised by Trip a Deal. While it wasn’t on their bucket list, these New Zealanders are pleased they got the chance to visit and were pleasantly surprised by the experience. After visiting a jade factory to see the ...

Plush beds and poolside margaritas

by Wednesday, September 29, 2021

This week's Guest Traveller Emma Liepa reminisces about a stay in Santa Barbara, and poolside (or should we say, in-the-pool) margaritas. ‘Would you prefer red or white?’, the words we needed to hear after a long day on the road. And when I say a long day, I don’t mean a difficult or trying one, rather ...

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