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Mykines the remotest part of the remote Faroe Islands

Image: Oda Andreasen The Faroe Islands are a far-flung autonomous territory of the Kingdom of Denmark, located in the North Atlantic Ocean about halfway before Norway and Iceland.  There are 18 inhabited islands in the chain, and Mykines is the furthest west of these.  In winter, the only...

Virginia is for Lovers

Image: Virginia Tourism Corporation, www.Virginia.org There is so much to love about Virginia, the birthplace of the United States of America. Virginia has been using the ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ slogan since 1969, and it still works to attract people to America’s Old Dominion, which is...

Free Spirit Pods Bruny Island

Home to some of Tasmania’s most beautifully preserved natural environments with abundant wildlife and stunning cliff top views, Bruny Island is about 50 km long. It appears to be two islands with North and South Bruny joined by a narrow strip of land called The Neck. To access...

Manitoba where Canada’s Heart Beats

Image: TravelManitoba Canada is the second-largest country in the world, and right in its centre is the Province of Manitoba. Manitoba is prairie country but, as you head north, it does turn into Arctic Tundra. The town of Churchill on the shores of Hudson’s Bay is famous for being the...

Hotel Review The Star Grand Gold Coast

Located in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast in the buzzing entertainment precinct of The Star Casino Gold Coast complex, The Star Grand Hotel is a destination in itself. With its luxurious accommodation and spa, iconic bars, restaurants and entertainment precincts, alongside the thrills of a...

Restaurant Review Uncle Su

Uncle Su at The Star Gold Coast – Photo Credit – Kate Webster Uncle Su invites you to enjoy the freshest live seafood, hand-made lunchtime yum cha and a delicious blend of Cantonese style favourites with a selection of signature Beijing and Szechuan dishes. Relax in the lounge...

Successful Seattle

Image: Port of Seattle Seattle, Washington is a water city that’s sequestered between the Salish Sea (also known as Puget Sound) to its west and Lake Washington to its east. The city of Seattle is also located close to volcanoes, including magnificent Mt Rainier and the less predictable...

4 ways to explore Tangalooma Wrecks

The Tangalooma Wrecks are located on Moreton Island’s west side and are made up of 15 vessels that were deliberately sunk to create a safe anchorage spot for recreational boat owners and a unique wreck dive and snorkel site. They sit protruding from the water and down to a depth of 12...

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital. Photo Credit – Kate Webster Located on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Currumbin Wildlife Hospital is one of the busiest wildlife hospitals in the world. With a mission to treat, rehabilitate and release Australian wildlife, many of these patients would have...

Houston Texas a true space city

Image: Visit Houston If you’ve ever imagined Houston, Texas to be a dusty, desert city you’d be supremely wrong. Houston is a very green city, which boasts four of the biggest city parks in America. Yes, there’s space-a-plenty here. Even though Houston is 80 km inland, the city boasts one...