A WA Adventure, Including Quokkas!

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

My inspiration to travel to Western Australia derived from an Australian cooking-travel show ‘Surfing The Menu’, where they showcased the natural beauty and diversity of this spectacular coastline. Being fortunate to have experienced some stunning scenery and towns around the world we wanted to see what was on offer in my own ‘backyard’. A week…

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Aloha Oahu – The Perfect Stopover

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Looking for the perfect place to stopover on your way home from the USA? Hawaii’s capital, Oahu ticks all the boxes. Breaking the long flight with a few days of sun, surf and shopping in Waikiki is a popular request especially for those travelling in the USA in winter months. With Hawaii’s all year-round temperatures…

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Air New Zealand

Friday, January 10, 2020

There was excitement as our little group arrived at the airport to embark on our journey to Antarctica. As a travel agent, we are constantly critiquing every step of the journey, looking for tips, experiencing new products and of course reviewing what we sell our clients every day. This was my first experience flying Air…

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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is the romantic iconic train made famous by Agatha Christie’s novel ‘Murder on the Orient Express’. Those who have read the book or watched one of the movies will have memories of this beautiful train winding its way through the snow-covered Alps from Paris to Istanbul. The Belmond company synonymous with luxury,…

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Singapore – More Than A Stopover

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Singapore is often thought of as a 1 or 2 night stopover destination for those flying long haul, however over the last 10 – 15 years and with the development of the Marina Bay area, it has turned itself into a destination worthy of a longer break. The city is dotted with tourist attractions such…

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Warm Up and Chill Out in Central Vietnam

Monday, May 20, 2019

During our winter, Southern Vietnam is too cold, and the North is too hot which leaves the central area the perfect temperature and option for a winter getaway. I recently returned from a week in Hoi An and easily could’ve stayed longer. There is so much to do, but it’s also the perfect place to…

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Escape Melbourne Winter to the Top End of Australia

Monday, May 20, 2019

Have you seen the ads for new Australian movie Top End Wedding? It’s really created a buzz around the Northern Territory and watching the movie reminded us how much we love visiting. With direct flights out of Melbourne, Darwin is a great destination to escape those chilly winter days for a short break. Darwin has…

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Athens Hotels With A View

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Electra Palace has always been one of my favourite hotels in Athens. After throwing my bags in my room, it’s straight to the top floor roof terrace for one of the best views of the Acropolis. It’s my oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  The pool bar is a place…

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Greek Island Hopping

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The concept of island hopping around Greece isn’t new. As ferries are largely one of the only modes of transport between islands for locals, it became the way of travel for tourists to see different islands and became known as ‘island hopping’.  I have been island hopping in Greece for nearly 30 years and have…

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A Sporting Experience To Remember

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Even if Soccer (European Football) is not your sport, if the opportunity arises to go to a game whilst travelling then take it! It doesn’t matter if it’s a local game or UEFA Europa League, the fans are so passionate and the atmosphere exhilarating. Whilst in Athens we read that one of their home teams…

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