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East To West

East To West

Jay Houhlias When on family holidays, a younger Jay used to complain about everything – especially how long the drives were. Every time I piped up about it, my mother would say, in that voice that all mothers use when they are trying to drive a point home to their...

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Basque-ing At Spicers

Basque-ing At Spicers

Jay Houhlias Brave Leonidas and the 300 Spartans took the attitude of ‘no mercy, no surrender, and no retreat.’ Inspiring and heroic as these men were, I find it a real shame they missed out on experiencing a retreat with Spicers Retreats. My retreat at Spicers was...

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Cruising the Murray

Cruising the Murray

Jay Houhlias In the early part of July, our faithful North Shore, and indeed the rest of Sydney, experienced more rainfall in five days than in an average month. For that time, I was lucky enough (sorry to rub it in) to experience a Murray River cruise with Murray...

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STUNNING GREEN GETAWAYS

STUNNING GREEN GETAWAYS

Christa Nicola Now is the time to be more environmentally conscious than ever. We are now looking at those quick getaways around NSW with the summer holidays behind us. Whether you are looking at romantic escapes or family trips, keep your time away ecologically...

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Sight-see Sydney

Sight-see Sydney

Madeleine Taplin Restrictions across Sydney are set to begin decreasing, allowing for all residents to finally begin living our best lives once again! Whilst travel is a little further away than we might hope, there is no better time than the present to start...

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Travel the world without leaving your home

Travel the world without leaving your home

Madeleine Taplin Missing the feeling of wanderlust, exploration and adventure? There is no denying that the pandemic has really messed with our plans for overseas travel. No longer are we able to spontaneously decide to go interstate, nor travel overseas. For...

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‘The Float’ – River Cruising in Brooklyn

‘The Float’ – River Cruising in Brooklyn

One local business is redefining the traditional cruise into ‘The Float’ – the true epitome of adaptability and resourcefulness in the face of international flight restrictions. The Floating Oyster Wine Bar offers you a relaxing journey through the Hawkesbury River...

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Orange: The Heart of NSW

Orange: The Heart of NSW

Madeleine Taplin This winter is the perfect time to take a little road trip with your friends and family and explore more of what our wonderful country has to offer. For us New South Wales residents, the perfect road trip takes us into the heart of our state to the...

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Travel Overseas without Leaving Australia

Travel Overseas without Leaving Australia

Matthew Wai Along with the opening of the borders to most states, people are looking to travel interstate to enjoy their precious holidays after a load of hard work. However, the desire to travel overseas remains. Hence, the introduction of the following location is...

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Hobart: Australia’s Best Kept Secret

Hobart: Australia’s Best Kept Secret

Madeleine Taplin Are you looking for a holiday location rich in history, but one that still offers a multitude of other fun activities and plenty of sight-seeing? Tasmania’s capital city Hobart may just be the place for you. Originally a brutal penal colony, Hobart...

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Where can I go? The Beautiful Kiama

Where can I go? The Beautiful Kiama

Matthew Wai With the pandemic still affecting travel, it can be a great struggle to locate a place to have a vacation for your next holiday. In this series, ‘Where Can I Go?’, we will uncover the hidden gems around Australia in helping you to find your next...

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