Tag Archives australia

Aussies give $80K for world-first eco-tourism initiative in Palau

by Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The Federal Government recently announced Australia will be granting $80,000 in an initial round of financial support for a world-first eco-tourism initiative in Palau. Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Julie Bishop, Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Senator Penny Wong and Senator Claire Moore visited Palau to see ...

Thawing out in a bohemian paradise called Byron Bay

by Monday, June 11, 2018

Like migratory birds, Guest Traveller Katie Clitherow, the woman behind cleaneatsfromafilthymouth.com, and her family flew north for winter and into the arms of Byron Bay in northern NSW. How did they go? Will they be back? Let's hear how this little tribe found one of Australia's most popular coastal destinations... Katie Clitherow. Byron Bay is exactly the sort of bohemian ...

Capturing moments of travel in Europe, with artist Kerry Armstrong

by Monday, May 28, 2018

This week's Guest Traveller is Kerry Armstrong, a Melbourne-based Abstract Expressionist artist. Kerry says her work "allows me to capture and document on linen intersecting moments of raw emotional honesty.  The autobiographical glimpses of my life I paint ultimately result in a deeper connection with regards to subconscious, personal matter. ... The voice in my art (for me) ...

Norway’s Northern Lights & memorable Istanbul, with Michelle Woodley, President, Preferred Hotels & Resorts

by Saturday, April 7, 2018

Michelle's favourite travel destination Of all the places I have traveled, Istanbul, the city where East meets West, is among my favourites.  This vibrant city with historical world significance has professional and personal meaning to me.  I first visited Istanbul in the mid-1990s when I was a reservation and distribution specialist with an international hotel company.  ...