Hellamarine – Melbourne’s Mad Airport

Hey all. Well it’s official, I think. I think I hate my home airport, Melbourne’s Tullamarine. There are plenty of reasons not to like it, but after my last trip there, I’m pretty much fed up. There are two pressing issues with Melbourne’s main international airport. The first is the distance. Having to get there …

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Accommodation Review – RACV Resort, Noosa

Last week I headed up to the Sunshine Coast and Noosa, where I stayed at the RACV Resort there. Even Australians may well not be aware that the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (and also Queensland – RACQ) ran resorts, but they do! Searching online I found that this was one place that seemed to …

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Future Itineraries – Returning to Central Asia!

Howdy all. Sunday’s are presently when I’m planning on giving you a few itineraries as the basis for the blog post. Today though, I am thinking out loud about where I’m hoping to go in around 12 months time, which is a trip to Europe and a ‘stop’ in Central Asia on the way. Yes, …

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Little Places – Royal Gaitor, Jaipur, India

Head to Jaipur, Rajasthan and take a tour. It’s sure to include a site known as the ‘Royal Gaitor’. It’s not far from the city walls (but it is outside), but it doesn’t seem to rate in the pantheon of sites of Jaipur – from the city palace to the Amber Fort which is a …

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Ultimate Rajasthan Itinerary (IMO!)

Hi there. Well it’s been ages since I’ve done a post on itineraries, so I thought I might as well look at my two experiences in Rajasthan and put together what I would recommend doing/seeing if I had a bit longer. Because it’s a large state and frankly slower travel in India is much preferable …

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Little Places – Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina

I’ve been reticent to write much about Mostar in the past, because well, I don’t have a lot of strong memories about the place really and I don’t feel I saw that much. But it was certainly interesting enough to warrant a post, and I was thinking about what I was going to write about …

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