Dictator Causes Havoc To My Travel Plans

Dictator Causes Havoc To My Travel Plans

Over the Easter break I finally got around to researching Italy and Portugal for my upcoming  trip in September. I spent hours researching online, chatting...

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Party Amongst the Cherry Blossoms, Japanese Style

Party Amongst the Cherry Blossoms, Japanese Style

Cherry Blossom season which marks the start of spring in Japan (not that you would have known it last year - it was still freezing)...

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Currency Dilemnas for Travelling Aussies

Currency Dilemnas for Travelling Aussies

BUY currency now or wait? This is the big question facing Australians right now With the Australian dollar...

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Maiko Sighting in Highashiyama, Kyoto

Maiko Sighting in Highashiyama, Kyoto

The area of Higashiyama in Kyoto is normally a major hub for the city's cultural sights, around every corner there is a photo opportunity, but...

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Easter Celebrations at Tokyo Disneyland

Easter Celebrations at Tokyo Disneyland

This time last year I took my tour group of 3 (including me) to Tokyo Disneyland for a break in our action packed, as many...

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The Sydney Royal Easter Show 2011

The Sydney Royal Easter Show 2011

The Sydney Royal Easter Show is an iconic event where the country comes to the city over 2 weeks around Easter. The event...

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Why would you go to Longreach?

Why would you go to Longreach?

Well, if you are not into dinosaurs or the history of Qantas or the origins of Waltzing Matilda, you may want to travel elsewhere...

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Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto

Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto

We lined up at the bus stop for a day pass with half of Japan but of course everything was orderly and it did...

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Kyoto at its finest, Cherry Blossom Season

Kyoto at its finest, Cherry Blossom Season

Hearing last week, that cherry blossom festivities (ohanami) have been cancelled, is just so sad. I can understand that it is not appropriate to be...

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Japan Trip – Cherry Blossom Season – April 2010

Japan Trip – Cherry Blossom Season – April 2010

In the wake of the tragic events in Japan recently, I committed in a recent post to finally writing about my 2 week...

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