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Going away with kids, both big and small.

Game of Thrones Studio Tour Belfast

Image: Game of Thrones Studio Tour Game of Thrones is, arguably, one of the finest and most popular television shows ever produced. Now, the Game of Thrones Studio Tour has opened in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Located at one of the acclaimed series’ original filming locations at Linen...

Enchanting Chaplin’s World Museum in Vevey

Image: Steve Collins Vevey is an attractive Swiss town on the shores of Lake Geneva where you can journey up the hill to visit the enchanting Chaplin’s World Museum. Charlie Chaplin was one of the world’s greatest comedic filmmakers. He wrote, directed and starred in his own films during...

First Americans Museum Oklahoma

Image: Mark Dreadful Water Cherokee Phoenix The First Americans Museum opened recently in Oklahoma City to great fanfare in way of a celebration of the cultures of the First Nations people. I had often wondered what Oklahoma meant, and it is a Choctaw term meaning either `honoured people’...

Overview: Bundaberg

Bundaberg region is a place where the beach meets the Great Barrier Reef and where turtles call home. You will find that your plates are always filled with abundant local produce and the rum is always world-class. It has a dash of country town with a sophistication of a thriving...

Tangalooma Island Resort: where wild dolphins play

Feeding a dolphin in the wild is an amazing experience that is not easy to find, yet off the coast of Queensland, there is an island where the dolphins come in for a tasty fish treat and you get to feed it to them. Moreton Island is the world’s third-largest sand island and is...

48 hours in Mount Isa

A short two hour 40-minute flight from Brisbane and I touched down in Mount Isa, some 1880kms from my home on the Gold Coast. It couldn’t be more different than what I am used to. I swapped surfboard carrying, beachgoers in their boardshorts and flip flops for boot wearing, buckle toting...

6 things to do in Cloncurry

Known as ‘The Curry’, Cloncurry is just under 1.5 hours drive from Mount Isa. It is affectionately called the Friendly Heart of the Great North West, and in 2017, celebrated its 150th anniversary. Few places can claim to be as influential in shaping Australia, as Cloncurry. It is the...

Destination Dining in the Air

A short drive along a winding road takes visitors to Mount Faber peak, home to the Singapore Cable Car station. One of the oldest parks in Singapore, Mount Faber is covered in lush rainforest and stands nearly 100m above ground. Opened in 1974, the Singapore Cable Car connects Mount Faber...

Overview: Fukuoka

Fukuoka Prefecture is the gateway to Kyushu, Japan’s third-largest island. The prefecture is made up of four regions: Fukuoka, including Fukuoka City, Chikuho, Kitakyushu, and Chikugo.  The prefecture has so much to offer, from breathtaking scenery, fascinating history and incredible...

Overview: Florida

Florida is renowned for amusement parks, orange crops, winter vegetables, the Kennedy Space Centre, and a popular destination for retirees. It is the flattest state in the United States, and Lake Okeechobee is its largest freshwater lake. Florida is affectionately known as “the sunshine...