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Catriona Scenic

Join me on a Luxury Seine River Cruise

Thursday, January 12, 2017

I've a mild obsession with France, to the point that Scenic asked if I'd like to take a group of like-minded souls through Normandy. So if that includes you, if everything from Paris to Monet's garden makes your knees weak, why don't you come and join me! I'll be hosting the 11-day river cruise which begins ...

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UBUD cycling tour

Ubud Cycling Tour

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The town of Ubud in Bali’s uplands is a centre for traditional crafts and dance. It is surrounded by rainforest and terraced rice paddies and dotted with Hindu temples and shrines. Ubud is Bali’s cultural heart and home to good restaurants, cafés and streets of shops, many selling goods from the region's artisans. Having enjoyed the comfort ...

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Geelong Food Guide

Monday, October 31, 2016

Geelong is Victoria’s second largest city and is well and truly a big player in the state's food tourism. With its beautiful, multicultural community, the food choice here is sensational! Fresh produce, including an abundance of fresh seafood, is well-credentialed. So with all this in mind, I headed to Geelong, an hour from Melbourne, and met up with local AFL ...

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From Russia With Love

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Catriona recently visited a country that has long been on her bucket list ... RUSSIA. Here are some highlights from her incredible  journey... Little Red Riding Hood has made it to Red Square! It's quite surreal being in front of a structure you've grown up seeing images of - in the flesh, it's immaculate like it's straight out of Disneyland. ...

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Seine River Cruise II

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The first leg of our Scenic Tours Seine River Cruise was enthralling. We settled into Scenic’s Space-Ship, the newest and most sophisticated passenger ship on the river, and after spending glorious time in Paris, we cruised north-west to Normandy before an emotional visit to the Somme Battlefields. On board the luxurious Space-Ship, we cruised our way to ...

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Bordeaux, a beautiful port city on the Garonne River in south-western France. It's the capital of the Aquitaine region and is also known as "La perle d'Aquitaine" (The Pearl of Aquitaine) and "La Belle Endormie" (Sleeping Beauty). Bordeaux is the world’s major wine industry capital and has been producing excellent vintages since the 8th century, maybe even earlier. The city’s historic area is on the ...

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