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Three nights in Bangkok

Monday, December 10, 2018

What are long weekends for? A 72-hour adventure to Asia of course! So when Journeys to Come’s Jack Walden had the opportunity to meet a friend in Bangkok for a couple of days of rest and recreation, he took it. Jack Walden. After a somewhat short flight (well, from Australia anything under 12 hours is easy!), ...

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Travel is watching everyday people do everyday things differently

Monday, December 3, 2018

This week, we meet Guest Traveller Gillian Scaduto, a Two’s a Crowd Tour Host. Two's a Crowd is an award-winning tour company exclusively dedicated to celebrating solo travellers; making it easy and safe for them to travel the world at a fair price and share amazing experiences with like-minded people. Their motto is "Travel solo but never alone" ...

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Hiroshima visit feeds the soul

Monday, November 19, 2018

This week’s Guest Traveller, Hugo, spent 10 days in Japan with his wife, and sister. In this article, he shares highlights from his time in Hiroshima, including ‘Japanese soul food’ made with what you like… including cheese! Food: Okonomi ('what you like') yaki ('grill') Termed ‘Japanese soul food’ by foodies, the mighty okonomiyaki is a pancake stuffed ...

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Trekking Kokoda, carrying her grandfather’s battalion colours

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Guest Traveller Lauren Salcombe trekked The Kokoda Trail, a single-file foot track running 96 kilometres overland through the Owen Stanley Range in Papua New Guinea. The track is infamous as it was the location of the 1942 World War II battle between Japanese and Allied – primarily Australian – forces, and it crosses rugged and isolated terrain, reaching a ...

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A tour for the tastebuds in Rome

Monday, November 5, 2018

As this week's Guest Traveller, Journeys to Come's Jack Walden shares a highlight from a recent trip to Rome: A Roman Food Tour. As a lover of history, breathtaking sights, and traditional, full-flavoured Italian food, I fittingly found myself in the Eternal City - Rome. I plunged right in and absorbed that culinary city’s flavours while on ...

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Baths, bars, bors (& carrots) in Budapest

Monday, October 29, 2018

Guest Traveller Laura Hopkins and a friend travelled to Budapest, Hungary and found beauty in sunsets, music and escaping the crowds to some lesser-known thermal baths. Sound appealing? I agree. Let's go... Laura Hopkins. We flew to Budapest and got a seven-day travel ticket for about £15 ($27) equivalent and used metro, trams and buses to get ...

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