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A life a little less ordinary, by Katrina & Nick Haigh, from Grown Up Gap Year Experiences

Saturday, June 16, 2018

We disliked Monday mornings. We wanted to wake up and start a new week excited about the week ahead, not dreading it and counting the days down until the next weekend. So we took a break or as we now refer to it, a Grown Up Gap Year. Katrina and Nick Haigh. On the (other side) of the road ...

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Cliffs, canyons & 4th of July celebrations, with Kate Murdoch, Author

Saturday, June 9, 2018

I have so many favourite travel destinations, so it’s difficult to pin down one. But a recent favourite was the West Coast of America. Kate Murdoch. We visited the Grand Canyon near Las Vegas before taking a road trip through the Big Sur. Bixby Bridge, Big Sur, California. This coastal drive was very memorable, with dramatic cliff ...

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Getting proper cold with Jason Kimberley Founder & CEO, Cool Australia

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Antarctica is my all-time favourite destination and, like all great spots off the well-worn track, it’s bloody difficult to get there. There are no tourists or fast food outlets to spoil the experience and no queues or traffic to frustrate you. Our warmest day was -15 degrees Celsius and our coldest day was -45 which ...

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Villeréal, France, with Bruce Tyrrell AM, CEO of Tyrrell’s Wines & Chairman of Australia’s First Families of Wine

Saturday, May 26, 2018

We have great friends who live in South West France near a village called Villeréal . It is about two hour’s drive East of Bordeaux in 100-year-war country. Outside of winter, the climate is brilliant. Our friend's rose bushes always need pruning. There is a market within 10 minutes every day so you really only ...

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The best skiing in the world, with Alister Purbrick, CEO & winemaker at Tahbilk, Nagambie Lakes, Victoria

Saturday, May 19, 2018

I love snow skiing and will go anywhere to find great, deep, powder snow to ski. My favourite travel destination is where I have enjoyed the consistently best skiing in the world - in Niseko, in Hokkaido, which is near Chitose Airport on Japan’s north island. The snow is regularly knee- to waist-deep. I’ve even skied ...

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Sublime Southampton, NY – with TV creator, Chrys Phillips

Saturday, May 12, 2018

There are many travel destinations that make you want to go back again and again however, I fell in love with New York City/The Hamptons. The stunning surf coastline and the local community atmosphere is like a home away from home. From the homemade bakeries, fresh grown produce and designer stores to the escapism of ...

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