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Not long after I moved to Australia, Paul and I decided to celebrate my anniversary on a beautiful beach on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. Unlike many birthdays back in Europe (winter time) It wasn’t those great, grey waves that sucked me towards it and then broke across like a sack of gravel. […]

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3 days In and Out of Brisbane

That’s right, the once-boring business centre home to XXXX beer, Broncos and bland office towers  seems to be now cooler than Sydney and Melbourne. Make the most of your holiday in Australia’s ‘ hippest city” – Brisbane. Along with lush parks and laid-back locals, Brisbane has serious cultural credentials, dining and dancing. Shop up a […]

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Simple Ways to Save Money While Travelling Overseas

  Travelling in a foreign country is a lot of things to different people – memorable, romantic, and even inspirational. However, one other thing that it commonly is to many people is expensive. But this doesn’t always have to be the case. By following a few simple tips and doing a little planning beforehand, you’ll […]

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Rainy Days On The Gold Coast

Even on rainy days, a walk along the beach is priceless! There are some destinations made for the sun and an active lifestyle. The Gold Coast, with 300 sunny days a year is a classics spot for enjoying the outdoors and even shopping combines outdoor areas. The question becomes, what do you do when there is […]

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Australia’s Best City

When people think of Australia it usually the landmarks of Sydney that spring to mind, i.e. their harbour, bridge and opera house, and that’s criminal. Yes Sydney is a smashing city but can it lay claim to being Australia’s greatest city? No it cannot, that right is reserved for Melbourne. Melbourne is one of those […]

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A New Golden Era

So you thought the Gold Coast was all theme parks, high rises and sprawling mall? Think again… There’s a new generation of entrepreneurs committed to showcasing the area’s culinary and creative brio. It s only 4 pm, but already a steady line of people are filing into Flinders Keepers, a newbie bar restaurant in Burleigh […]

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