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*** Travel For Health ***

*** Travel For Health ***

8 Reasons Why Traveling Is Good for Your Health (Original article by Karen Reed for PositiveHealthWellness.com) Traveling is one of the best things that you can do for your health. It helps your physical and mental health, with many travelers saying that it’s also excellent for the soul. There are no limits when it comes to traveling, except for what you can afford. You can sight-see around some of your most dreamed about countries or choose exotic adventures. Go by…

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*** 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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Family Holidays in Sydney on a Budget.

Family Holidays in Sydney on a Budget.

We’ve just come across this great article about holidaying around the Sydney area. We all know how expensive it can be visiting Sydney but it doesn’t have to be and one of the many ways to spend a family holiday is camping. There are many holiday parks in Sydney and this article gives the lowdown on 21 sites in and around the city. http://www.webuycaravans.com.au/campgrounds-caravan-parks-sydney/ Enjoy your holiday visiting this fabulous city. Cliff

*** MUNICH CITY GUIDE ***

*** MUNICH CITY GUIDE ***

What to see, plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants Outside Oktoberfest, the Bavarian capital is a graceful city – green in summer, atmospheric in winter, and buzzing with great museums and bars year round.   WHAT TO SEE WHERE TO EAT WHERE TO DRINK WHERE TO STAY Read more .. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/nov/07/munich-city-guide-bars-restaurants-hotels-germany And for links to great places to visit, where to stay and what to do visit us at traveljunkies.com 

Affordable Places To Live in Europe

Affordable Places To Live in Europe

Not Just For Retirement, These Are Great Places To Live …   Europe’s Top 5 Affordable Retirement Havens Posted on May 26, 2015 International Living   Imagine the smell of freshly-baked croissants wafting through the air, or the satisfying swallow of wine made from grapes grown just down the road. Perhaps you muse about living on a sun-drenched Mediterranean beach or tucked down a cobbled lane savoring the cosmopolitan delights of a history-rich city… A retirement in Europe is a…

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Australian Escapes

Australian Escapes

Australians spend more than AU$51 billion on domestic travel every year. Latest figures from Tourism Australia suggest Aussies are taking short breaks instead of long holidays and focussing on making the most of a destination. So, if you’re strapped for 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….

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A Place In The Sun

A Place In The Sun

  A Place in the Sun Live takes place at Olympia London on 28th-30th March 2014. It’s the official exhibition of the hit overseas property TV show and is the perfect place to find your holiday home, investment property or retirement pad abroad. There’s a world of overseas property information under one roof including; Over 150 property agents and developers selling thousands of properties Homes of all kinds from just £20,000 to over £1 million Specialist zones for France, Florida, Italy and Portugal with free specific buying advice Free advice seminar and…

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Adventure Travel Thrills: world’s top 10 heart-pounding experiences

Adventure Travel Thrills: world’s top 10 heart-pounding experiences

Courtesy of http://mytraveladventure.com.au/ Take a deep breath, get strapped in and feel the buzz. Lonely Planet brings you the thrill-seekers’ list, from its 1000 Ultimate Experiences book. 1. BIG SHOT RIDE, LAS VEGAS, USA This ride, atop the 110-storey Stratosphere observation tower in Las Vegas, has incredible views. The Big Shot runs on compressed air, which, with incredible force, rockets you in your harness from the ride’s base to the top of the Big Shot’s 49 metre tower in just over…

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