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You know my motto: there’s always another plane

Friday, November 30, 2018

  So, late last week, I was just hanging at the local airport waiting for my flight to the Cook Islands. I love people watching at airports and I had plenty of time to soak it all in as my flight had been delayed. "Yep", I thought, "I’ll probably miss my connecting International flight, as I stand ...

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Paddock to plate, vine to glass, chocolate to my hips!

Friday, November 9, 2018

  I had someone stop me in my tracks last week. I’d never met this person before. They were just getting to know me, but they were genuinely perplexed. "How can you stay so enthusiastic after doing your job on 'Getaway' for so many years?", they asked me. We both looked at each other as though we had two heads. I ...

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Go big or go home

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

I hope the world is treating you well. We are in full Cup fever in ol' Melbourne town right now. The race that stops the nation pretty much revs up this entire city. It’s exciting and fun and yours truly is going all out. ‘Go big or go home’, I say and that's just my hat! It’s a ...

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Since we last chatted…

Friday, October 26, 2018

I often think that one of the joys of travel is the chance to meet interesting people, who may open your mind up in some shape or form. Certainly, the joy of my job on "Getaway", and here at JTC, is that I am often able to interview people who are living life on their own terms. I ...

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The Royal Tour with a Midas touch

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

  Here, at Journeys To Come, we are so excited about the Royal Tour of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The positive impact that ripples out wherever they go can barely be measured. Not only does tourism soar, fashions sell out, even rain in drought stricken areas is possible. It’s a true Midas touch and ...

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Have a damn good time in The Regionals

Sunday, October 7, 2018

I’m just in from touring The Regionals, as I wrap up our school holidays. We’ve been blessed with visiting the small country towns, or ‘regionals’ of Australia, and I just can’t help but sing their praises. There is a huge push to encourage Aussies to sample more of their backyard, to support our country communities, ...

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