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Brisbane Ranges National Park, Victoria

Monday, November 20, 2017

Prior to having children, Guest Traveller Carole Searle, from Armstrong Creek in Victoria, loved camping in the Otways, but ‘AC’ (After Children), there was more mum taxi-ing and less camping (mostly due to the effort involved both before and after camping seemed to exceed the actual length of the camping trip!).  So, ‘camping’ disappeared from her vocabulary ...

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Lake Tahoe, Nevada USA

Monday, November 13, 2017

Guest Traveller Neil O’Sullivan travelled in September to Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA. Irish-born but living in Sydney, Neil is owner and director of Sydney's first, exclusive, infrared sauna Nimbus & Co, in Bondi. This trip to Lake Tahoe wasn’t the first time Neil had ventured to this "inland paradise" popular with revellers from the West Coast of the US, ...

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Lisbon, Portugal

Monday, November 6, 2017

Guest Traveller Simon Robinson hosts murder-mystery dinner shows through his company Bare Elements Productions in Melbourne and Sydney. In the month of August, during the height of the Northern summer, Simon travelled with a friend to Portugal's capital, Lisbon. They saw the sights, imbibed some local delights, and discovered many of the reasons Lisbon is on Europe's hottest-destinations ...

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Noumea, New Caledonia

Monday, October 30, 2017

Guest Traveller Bridget Garrard and her family joined two other Melbourne-based families for a two-week holiday in New Caledonia in September. How did three families, with six children collectively, enjoy their first visit to the French archipelago, 1,210 km east of Australia? Let's take the journey with Bridget...  Getting to the stunning Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Spa & Golf Resort, near Bourail, was a ...

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Guest Traveller Tarnia Puchlenko is a business consultant, traveller and serial renovator who originally hails from Melbourne but has lived overseas in Fiji, Malaysia and is now based in Barcelona, Spain. In her own words, she "drinks far too much wine and gin", and writes irreverent travel stories on her blog We have been fortunate to read Tarnia's words ...

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A trip down memory lane

Monday, October 16, 2017

Guest Traveller Kathryn Lucas from Queensland has clearly always had wanderlust - and a keen interest in documenting her travels through photography - but this year she and her husband have well and truly succumbed to a fresh dose of the travel bug! My favourite part of this story is the New Year's resolution-style philosophy she and her husband adopted for ...

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