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Having my heart stolen in one of the poorest places on earth

Monday, October 1, 2018

Guest Traveller Diane Squires is a writer, tour host with Australian solo travel company Two’s a Crowd, and travel blogger at In 2016, Diane and her sister, Julie Lancaster, travelled to Uganda to do some volunteer work with Amari Community Development Organisation and their school – Amari-Gardiner Nursery and Primary School. Let's follow their journey into ...

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Shipwrecks & ruins in the Greek Islands

Monday, September 24, 2018

Guest Traveller Laura Hopkins' Greek odyssey started solo, in the Peloponnese, before meeting up with her sister, Ella, in Zakynthos. The Peloponnese is a peninsula in southern Greece, separated from central Greece  by the Isthmus of Corinth and the Gulf of Corinth. Zakynthos is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. Let's join Laura on her journey... Laura Hopkins. My trip ...

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On holiday with Bear Grylls*

Monday, September 17, 2018

Guest Traveller Ngaire Keane's outback holiday, from Adelaide, South Australia, to the arid 'red centre' of Australia's Northern Territory, started when she picked up the campervan. It was supposed to be a beast of a vehicle: roof stage, room for three, massive tent. Her uncle (or second Dad) took one look at it and nixed the ...

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Reaching higher ground, in Sri Lanka

Monday, September 3, 2018

Guest Traveller Melinda Bell and her husband Stuart made a very special journey to Sri Lanka. They went back to school - a school they had visited during the building phase of their newly-opened treehouse guesthouse, set among tea plantations in Ella. They wanted to give something back to the community they had just joined ...

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Ski runs that go forever in Les Orres, France

Monday, August 27, 2018

Guest Traveller Trisha Halsall travelled to Les Orres, France, last January. Trisha is the founder and director of, an online platform providing concepts and content to brands, along with a flexible working environment for creative professionals. Her partner Mark is Irish and for the last few years they’ve made annual trips to Ireland to ...

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One fine foodie day in Lisbon

Monday, August 20, 2018

You may recall our Guest Traveller Sarah Harrison, aka Little Miss Melbourne (LMM), was our Guest Editor a couple of months back? Well, LMM has been on the move - currently in London and sojourning in Lisbon on one of her regular "city escapes". Sarah believes that life is delicious, and we should savour it, which ...

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