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Bleisure – the ultimate in work life balance

Friday, July 7, 2017

With technology making it possible to spend more time away from the office, a growing number of travellers are mixing business with pleasure and embracing 'bleisure'. It's the ultimate form of work/life balance with bleisure travellers adding some solo travel or family holidays to the beginning or end of their work trip. It's a great way to make the most of a ...

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The Great Hot-Versus-Cold Conundrum

Friday, June 2, 2017

Sand or Snow? Cocktail or Gluwein? Swimsuit or Ski-suit? On which side of the equation will you sit for your next holiday? Tomorrow at midday on Journeys To Come on Talking Lifestyle Radio, we'll seek to find an answer to this vexed question... well, not really vexed. You'd have to agree, it's a nice 'problem' to have! We listen to the ...

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Five places that made me

Thursday, June 1, 2017

EGYPT When I was 15, my ancient history teacher took us on a study trip through Egypt and Greece. We did not always behave like angels, but we had a ball. The Temple of Karnak in Luxor? I could feel the sprits. Queen Hatshepsut? I just wanted to be her. I came home dreaming of becoming an ...

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Winter: To escape or embrace? That is the question

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

This Saturday, a month out from school holidays, we're going to ponder the question which the onset of cold weather puts in our minds every year... Winter: Escape or embrace? If you answered "Depends...", then we're on the same wavelength. Let's test that theory: The escape plan: Seven nights of decadent, absolute-beachfront, 5-star, family-friendly Bali. Yes? Us, too. (And our good friends at Scoopon ...

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Aussie Icons

Aussie Icons of the Travel Industry

Friday, March 3, 2017

In my humble opinion, these individuals are all so extraordinary in so many different ways and I'd love to salute them, my 'top 5' Aussie Icons of the Travel Industry...   1. Glen Moroney The boy from Newcastle, who started out running a humble bus tour company around parts of Australia. The company grew bigger and bigger and Glen is ...

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ScootBiz, Luxury for Less?

Friday, February 24, 2017

By JTC Traveller, Charmaine Perry. When it comes to budgeting for holidays, it can get quite overwhelming deciding how you want to spend your hard-earned travel dollars… Should you treat yourself and fly in comfort and style in business or first? Or would that money be better spent on experiences and upgrades at your destination? It's a ...

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