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Australia are giving away 52 weeks of amazing trips!

By On April 6, 2014

Being half-Aussie I am slightly obsessed with extolling the wonders of Australia and its abundance of natural beauty. Last summer I may have convinced the 20-year-old pool attendant at my apartment building to… Read More

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Natural wonders in Port Douglas

By On February 22, 2014

Port Douglas is undoubtedly one of the prettiest Australian towns I have visited – quiet and beautiful and surrounded by stunning land and water scenery. Originally founded in the 1870s after the discovery… Read More

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Unforgettable Fraser Island

By On February 8, 2014

Arguably one of Australia’s most beautiful nature spots, Fraser Island in Queensland is a place everyone seems to rave about – with good reason. I found out just how wonderful Fraser Island… Read More

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A guide to Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef

By On February 2, 2014

As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns in North Queensland attracts around 2 million visitors a year keen to see the area’s unrivalled natural beauty. Here’s everything you need to… Read More

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A small glimpse of the Whitsundays

By On January 25, 2014

With 74 idyllic islands in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef it’s hard to know where to begin in the Whitsundays – especially when you have just a day to experience… Read More

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Feeding the dolphins in Tin Can Bay

By On January 24, 2014

Standing in the shallows I tentatively held out a fish, watching in awe as a dolphin gently took it, swallowing it whole. In my very own Flipper moment I was up close to a… Read More

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A whistle-stop tour of Sydney

By On November 2, 2013

The year I lived in Sydney was one of the best of my life. I still pine for the city (and the besties who now seem so far away) and often find… Read More

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Sydney: Chow down & drink up

By On September 16, 2013

Opera House Bar Nothing says Sydney like a balmy summer’s evening sipping a glass of wine in front of the pearly white Opera House and looking out across the water to the… Read More

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Fond memories of Noosa

By On April 21, 2013

Despite growing up in England, Australia has always felt like my second home thanks to many a wonderful holiday spent visiting family in Queensland. And one of my most loved Queensland destinations… Read More

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Outdoor beauty in New South Wales

By On April 9, 2013

The awesome thing about Sydney is the combination of city life with picture perfect beaches – and gorgeous places to visit in the surrounding area. Favourites include the Hunter Valley wine region and… Read More