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Travel Tip from Joel Carnegie, ABC Classic FM radio host, & JTC Guest Editor

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Reader Question: I’m travelling to Europe for the first time and would love to make a real effort with speaking the languages in some of the countries I’m visiting. Do you have any tips?   Joel Carnegie's Response:  Get yourself, quick smart, into language lessons through your local TAFE, library, foreign language institution, (etc.). Otherwise, Duolingo can also get you ...

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Travel Tip from Diane Squires, Two’s a Crowd Travel, & JTC Guest Editor

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Reader Question:  I’m planning a trip to New York later this year and will be travelling by myself. I’m wondering if you have any tips on how I can make the most of the city while I’m travelling alone? Diane's response:  Solo travel can be a daunting experience: No one to share the highlights with, no one to ...

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Where to stay in Palm Springs, California?

Thursday, August 24, 2017

We were thrilled when Carmen recently sent through a message asking if we knew any good accommodation in Palm Springs, where Elvis proposed to Priscilla, and jet-setters and Hollywood ‘royalty' headed to party in privacy. Palm Springs is described as a living museum of the world’s best, mid-20th Century, modernist architecture. It sits in the Californian desert, 2.5 hours drive ...

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Where should families stay in Italy’s Cinque Terre?

Monday, August 14, 2017

When Daniel, one of our fellow, Journeys To Come travellers recently asked me for my advice regarding family-friendly accommodation in and around the Cinque Terre in the Italian Riviera, I was, frankly, stumped (it doesn't happen too often, I might add!). So, I opened up the question to our well-travelled friends - you! Thank you to all ...

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