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Moving Fjord

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Our Guest Traveller Barbara Vos is back to share another amazing travel adventure. This time she welcomes us on a trip through fjord country in Norway, with a 34-port, coastal excursion from Bergen to Kirkenes. MS Nordnorge had passengers boarding/disembarking along the entire route. Some, like myself, were along for the entire 12 days, others chose ...

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A magical mystery tour

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Our Guest Traveller Barbara Vos is back to share another amazing travel adventure. This time she’s taking us on a mystery tour to Antikythera, Ireland, and the Netherlands. First my “magical mystery tour” to Antikythera. Our island welcome was perfection: Greek coffee and honey doughnuts all round. We started with a hot and strenuous forty-minute hike ...

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Memories of Venice

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

This week's guest traveller, Shona Grant takes us to Venice, Italy, and shares her memories of the food, wine and people.  I went to Venice for two reasons. Harry’s Bar and Peggy Guggenheim’s detachable genitalia. This was taken near where we were staying. It was a great relief that there were no cars, but given my experience ...

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Exploring the Picos de Europa

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

This week's Guest Traveller Diana King is fortunate to be living in Spain and takes us on a road trip around the region. Taking advantage of few Covid restrictions, Peter and I set out to drive around the Picos de Europa, a massive Rocky Mountain chain that extends across the north of Spain. It is named ...

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The greatest literary show on earth

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This week’s Guest Traveller Philippa Brear takes us to India to revisit the Jaipur Literature Festival, to which she can't wait to return. Vanity Fair's former editor Tina Brown called it 'the greatest literary show on earth'. The Jaipur Literature Festival started in 2006 with a handful of speakers and, before the pandemic, had grown to ...

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Bush tucker canapés on an Uluru adventure

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

This week's Guest Traveller Robin Janke takes us on a journey to the centre of Australia. We took the Jetstar direct flight Brisbane to Yulara and arrived in the centre of Australia three hours later. The Tali Wiru dinner is magnificent and a must do. We were collected from our accommodation in an all-terrain vehicle and taken to ...

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