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Tour Guide Tips For Hunter Valley

Ever since the summer of 1866 when a man with the unforgettable name of Audrey harvested his first wine crops, the picturesque valley in the Hunter region of New South Wales has been gilded the poetic name “wine country”. As… Continue Reading →

We’ve Got Your Sydney Winter Weekend Covered!

Mid-winter sunshine casts long shadows in the crisp breezy afternoons. The sky is a pale cobalt blue and the sun at noon pierces the chill of Sydney in July. Locals will tell you it’s freezing, but that’s only because if… Continue Reading →

Travel tips for the everyday traveller

My first solo trip overseas was to India. On reflection, I couldn’t have picked anywhere more exotic and yet more troublesome for a westerner. Having landed in the parallel universe that was Delhi and after grappling with the chaos for… Continue Reading →

7 reasons to explore cultural Cochin

“Perched on the tip of India’s southern coast, the city of Cochin has watched the rise and fall of empires passing along the spice route for centuries. From the Arabic and Portuguese traders travelling in the 15th century, the Dutch… Continue Reading →

Istanbul's Grandest Bazaar

“Hey American, where are you from?” Even with a backpack full of clanging copper bowls and carpets, the shopkeepers in the Grand Bazaar will still peddle their wares as if buying six Persian rugs and a hookah is an everyday… Continue Reading →

Learning to reframe

For everyone who believes in you, has faith in you, thank them. It is rare and I have learnt that a few good people can overpower a sea of negativity. For everyone who believes in second chances, thank you. I… Continue Reading →

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