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Australian Outback Spectacular

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Last year I was thrilled to be asked to host a 'behind the scenes' TV special of the latest Australian Outback Spectacular show. It was incredible to be up in the high country mountains and it was my first time seeing the famous Craig's Hut from the movie The Man From Snowy River, with the ...

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

I just have to mention this inspiring outback Queensland town I recently visited. It may not have rained in some areas for four years, but that doesn’t seem to have daunted the spirit of the locals. Challenged? Yes. But I get the feeling it has released their creative spirits too. When you can’t make money from ...

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Mum and I

Top 5 Treats for Mother’s Day

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

When you’re a Mum, it doesn’t take much to impress. A simple treat, like breakfast in bed or time out for a massage, can feel heaven sent. But boiled eggs can taste just that little bit better when you’re in an amazing hotel or surrounded by an awesome location, so here are some of my suggestions to ...

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Hamilton Island Family Getaway

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Recently at my mothers group I noticed we all have something in common (other than children who's fingers are permanently up their noses), we all share a love for family holidays at Hamilton Island! ​I'd just arrived home from a trip, one family was all booked to go, another dreaming about a journey there, another had happily ...

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How Australia and the rest of the world celebrate Easter

Thursday, March 24, 2016

It’s Easter already! Didn’t we just catch our breath from Chrissy? If you’re like me and it’s crept up on you, here are some ideas of how to celebrate, both here and around the world. 1. Sydney's Royal Easter Show, is a no brainer for fun. Yes, it’s a commitment, it draws huge crowds with promises ...

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Shamrocker, Ireland

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Radical Travel Network is a company which runs tours through Scotland, Ireland and England. It is run by three Campbell brothers who returned from a backpacking holiday and decided to start a backpack business with a difference. Tours are taken in Mercedes midi-coaches and passengers are aged between 16 and 35 – give or take. ...

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