Canada’s historic Rideau Canal might be a new player on the canal boating scene, but it is right up there with the best that Europe has to offer. Le Boat has a range of houseboats on the canal with everything you could need on board. Thrusters are my friend. I learn this as I steer […]
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Review: Paste, Mittagong, NSW The story Chef Bongkoch ‘Bee’ Satongun met her future husband, Jason Bailey, in Thailand. He was a chef and she worked for the company too, but not in the kitchen. Bee was a secretary! Having always loved food, thanks to her mother taking her around the markets from a very early […]
Walking in Japan In the ‘If I could, I would go…’ series, we are highlighting places we have either been to before and want to go back to, or looking at places/activities we really would like to do once travel opens up across the globe. Number two in the series, has us hankering to go […]
Welcome to the first in our series of “If I could I would go to …” series, helping us dream about where we might travel to when borders open and travel returns to (almost) normal. We might want to go to places we have never been to before, or revisit places we fell in love […]
Have a sip of Colorado with these signature cocktails While it is just so easy to drink the views of this stunningly beautiful state, it is also easy to sip the incredible array of cocktails, as you make your way through the Rocky Mountains from one spectacular place to another. Established for its experimental craft […]
Switzerland Tourism has released 12 lesser or unknown fun facts about the country that may surprise many travellers. The Swiss consume the most chocolate in the world, averaging about 12kg per person per year. Switzerland is also the world’s largest exporter of chocolate, and chocolate indulging experiences abound throughout the country. […]
Bawah Reserve opened to great acclaim in 2017, a shining example of beauty, sustainability and holiday relaxation. The Reserve’s Aura Spa is one of many things guests love, and while we can’t get to experience the spa on site, the spa’s manager, Emelda Drapiana, has shared some fabulous recipes for the body, face and hair so that we […]
Ishikawa is an emerging area for Australian travellers with a rich history and centuries old traditions. Tack on a few days when you next visit Japan.
What Cirque du Soleil KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities Where The Entertainment Quarter, Sydney The Story The exquisite program has so much information on the show, and the many characters who grace the stage. Being Cirque du Soleil, an incredible amount of planning and research goes into every character – these are not just actors […]
Who knew? You can be pampered on a luxury island stay in Mozambique! The helicopter flies over azure seas with mangrove-edged islands a contrast in green. It looks like the Maldives, Tahiti or The Seychelles, but it is none of those. We are in Mozambique and our minds are about to be officially blown. We […]
Review: AtholPlace Hotel & Villa, Johannesburg Where: 90 Pretoria Avenue Atholl 2196 Johannesburg, South Africa AtholPlace is an exceptional luxury hotel in Johannesburg. It is well located, 40 minutes from the international airport and close to Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square. Back story: AtholPlace Hotel & Villa is owned by the Morukuru Family and […]
I am looking into ET’s eyes and tickling him under his long, wrinkly, elephant skin neck. He makes a throaty, purring sound and moves a little closer, his eyes deep pools of wisdom that I lose myself in. And wise he is, because this Aldabra giant tortoise on Curieuse Island could live for 200 […]