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The Stargazer's Guide to the World

Amid the frenetic day-to-day of work, bills, taxes and meetings, we sometimes forget how insignificant our lives are in the grand scheme of things. All it takes is a step outside and a quick look up a...
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The Ultimate Las Vegas Bucket List

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Las Vegas will simply dazzle you with all the entertainment it has thriving through the veins of its city. It is the ultimate playground for adults, known for its high-energy conventions, vibrant nigh...
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A Long Weekend in Cape Town

Huenu Solsona, founder of Cape Town’s Galileo Open Air Cinema, shares her perfect weekend of winelands and waterfronts… Friday Choose a hotel in Camps Bay. I live there so I know how wonderfu...
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Te Paki Sand Dunes Margaret Donnellan

Top Tips for Touring the Hidden Gems of New Zealand's North Island

New Zealand needs no introduction. With its beautiful scenery, friendly people and adrenaline-inducing activities, it's a dream d...
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Spring melt running from Zion Canyon Phil Murray

Exploring Southwest USA: Antelope Canyon and Zion National Park

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I was staring for some time before my eyes adjusted to the light in the narrow sweeping passageway and made sense of what our Navajo guid...
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Cockatoos on Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island: Queensland’s Answer to Jurassic Park

I visited Hamilton Island for the first time in March this year, based solely on the recommendation of my Flight Centre Travel Consultant. Deciding to keep it all a surprise, I did ZERO Googling befor...
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Basotho horseman Ross Jennings

8 Unforgettable Experiences in Southern Africa

Seasoned Africa visitor Ross Jennings takes us through his favourite eight things to do in southern Africa... Wander through a Skeleton Forest Deadvlei, Namibia’s most iconic landscape, is on...
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Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef: Sea vs Air

The Great Barrier Reef is quite simply one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world. But what’s the best way to see this incredible phenomenon – bird’s-eye view or beneath the waves? I dec...
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How to Prepare for Climbing a Mountain

When I told my friends and family I was planning on climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, they reacted with a mixture of shock, disbelief and mild amusement. While I’m not averse to exercise or a gym workout, y...
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New York Superiority burger Ross Jennings

6 Must Eats in 6 US Cities

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The diversity of the United States makes for an eclectic selection of culinary delights. No matter which city you visit, you’re bound to find something to tantalise those tastebuds; however, some citi...
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Food around the World: What to Eat Where

**WARNING: THIS BLOG POST HAS BEEN KNOWN TO CAUSE SEVERE HUNGER** When you go on holiday, chances are you’ll have heard all about your destination’s best dishes. Well, if you think with your stomach (...
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7 Things to Do When it Rains in Vancouver

While Vancouver in the sunshine is utterly glorious, the city has plenty to offer on a rainy day too. So when a deluge hits, don’t just sit there getting soggy; try one of these things to do when it r...
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