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Month: June 2017

*** Australian Escapes ***

*** Australian Escapes ***

Australians spend more than AU$51 billion on domestic travel every year. Figures from Tourism Australia suggest Aussies are taking short breaks instead of long holidays and focus on making the most of a destination. So, if you’re short of time, travelling with a family, needing a beach break, looking for a different food scene or a bit of culture, where should you go this year? Here’s a list of Australian weekend escapes to help you plan your next escape. Best…

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*** Crocs, Crocs & More Crocs ***

*** Crocs, Crocs & More Crocs ***

After spending 12 hours in a cramped and uncomfortable British Airways 777 from Heathrow to Hong Kong   and a much more pleasant Cathay Pacific flight , Maureen and I were greeted by our daughter Alison and grandson Matari at Cairns airport even though we arrived an hour late. We hadn’t seen them for 18 months since their visit to England when we took them on a weeks’s trip to Munich in Germany to visit friends and take the cable…

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