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Fun Things to do in Townsville Australia and Magnetic Island

Australia is a wonderfully diverse island continent with a seemingly endless list of itinerary worthy sights, but there is no better way to find an authentic local experience than by visiting a thriving regional destination like Townsville, Queensland. We were born, married and became parents in this North Queensland city. Living in North …

Things to Do in Huskisson and Jervis Bay

Twenty years ago we visited Huskisson and Jervis Bay on the south coast of New South Wales. Then, we were returning from a Snowy Mountains holiday with our kids, but this time it was just Marty, myself and our caravan. I felt a tingle of excitement as we drove through the tiny town of Basin View, beside the still waters of St. Georges Basin and …

What to do in Coolum Beach Australia Destination Guide

Australia is a massive country to explore and being surrounded by gorgeous blue ocean, it goes without saying that a beach holiday is high on many holidayer's To Do List. Coolum Beach in Australia's Sunshine State is a great place for a relaxing beach holiday or exploring the Noosa Coastal Walk. Coolum Beach Holiday check list Cool blue water. …

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Photo of the cute purple box shaped engine/carriage on the Randen Tram Line in Kyoto

Best Temples in Kyoto to visit on the historical Randen Tram

Kyoto is Japan's cultural capital and hugely popular with both local and overseas visitors. And why not, with a staggering line-up of some 1600 traditional temples on offer? It's not difficult to choose a Kyoto temple to visit, but it's best to put some thought into the process, especially if time is limited. When choosing the best Kyoto temples …

Cunda Island Turkey Umbrellas

Explore the Turkish Agean at Cunda Island Turkey

Cunda (Choonda) Island offshore from Ayvalik on the North Agean Coast of Turkey is connected to the mainland by an 8 km long Causeway, built in the late 1960's. Cunda Island was changed to Alibey Island immediately prior to the Republic of Turkey being formed in 1923. Although connected by road boats still regularly ply the 3km stretch of water …

Photo of large pink flower with yellow stamens in Cambodia. The priests give the flower to Buddha.

Cambodia Itinerary

This Cambodia Itinerary provides for a fairly relaxed three week visit. If you only have two weeks in Cambodia it can easily be adapted to suit. Before deciding to visit this intriguing country, it is important to learn some sad facts from the past.   Cambodian Culture Pol Pot Regime Cambodian Culture took a hit back in 1975 under the …

Townsville Reef HQ - The Predators have their own tank so they don't eat the other fish.

Experience the Great Barrier Reef at Reef HQ Townsville

Visiting Reef HQ Townsville is fun and informative and is one of our favourite things to do in Townsville Australia. It is as close as you can get to a Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling Tour on dry land and a wonderful reef ecosystem learning experience. Reef HQ is suitable for all ages and abilities and has a large lift to the top floor. With a …

Forts Walk Koala

Koalas on the Forts Walk Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island off the coast of Townsville in North Queensland has many National Park walks connecting the bays. The Island was a defence post in WWII and the walk leads to artillery installations, ammunition bunkers and of course the forts with their gob-smacking enemy-spotting views. Viewing war paraphernalia in such a peaceful location is …

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