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Industry experts predict where we’ll go in 2019


Monday, December 31, 2018

  Top Pick #1: New York, U.S.A. A street view of the atrium entrance of The Mark Hotel, NYC “In June 2019, WORLDPRIDE will be held in New York City to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. We expect to welcome more than 2 million international visitors to the city to join the celebrations in ...

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Travel queen’s ‘embarrassing’ confession


Friday, November 16, 2018

"Catriona Rowntree is Australia’s queen of travel. But when it comes to packing, she reveals even gurus like her get it wrong. Read the full story" Yep. You read that right. I have publicly confessed to News.com.au about my, er... embarrassing packing problem. Of course, I think I've shared this little issue with you before on this site ...

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Love, Laugh, Bake & travel with Silvia Colloca


Thursday, November 8, 2018

I recently met Silvia Colloca on Hamilton Island when we were both  there for Race Week. At the time, I had no idea she had just released another cook book, this time, "Love, Laugh, Bake!". I love it. Silvia is Italian-born and lives in Sydney with her husband Richard Roxburgh and their three children: Raphael, Miro and Luna. ...

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I love you to the Mooncake & back


Sunday, September 23, 2018

Tomorrow, on September 24, Asia will celebrate the annual Mid-Autumn Festival. The Festival is known for colourful lanterns and the custom of family and friends exchanging mooncakes and enjoying a wedge of the delicacy, served with tea, at gatherings celebrating the festival. Today, it is also customary for business people to present them to their clients as presents. But ...

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Research finds travel makes you more employable


Sunday, July 22, 2018

It's not as though we needed any 'fact-based' reasons to jump on our next plane/ship/train/motorhome, etc., for a holiday but a recent study conducted by Contiki, the travel operator aimed at the younger free spirits amongst us, has found travel makes you more employable. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash. You see, travellers surveyed by the company in 2017 said ...

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Australia’s largest outdoor gallery


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Have you heard of The Silo Art Trail? You're looking at it! The Silo Art Trail is Australia’s largest outdoor gallery. Artwork at Sheep Hills. The trail stretches over 200 kilometres, linking Brim, Lascelles, Patchewollock (main pic), Rosebery, Rupanyup and Sheep Hills. Providing an insight into the true spirit of the Wimmera Mallee, the trail recognises and celebrates ...

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