• March 9, 2020 • Destinations • Views: 276

    Western Australia’s Game of Gnomes

    As we emerge from social isolation and consider exploring our own backyard, Western Australia’s Ferguson Valley has a little secret it’s looking forward to sharing with us.  Under two hours south-east of Perth, Gnomesville had...

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  • November 19, 2019 • Destinations • Views: 565

    Get Lost on Sifnos

    Some claim that the days of finding authentic Greek island experiences without the crowds and cruise boats are over.  Certainly the fabled Aegean islands of Santorini and Mykonos would be Exhibits A and B in support of that argument. ...

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  • November 3, 2019 • Destinations • Views: 282

    Sweet Dreams on Sleepy Serifos

    Freshly white-washed cubes, shuttered in aquatic blue, and chunky churches topped with azure domes are synonymous with Cycladic architecture.  Scattered like snowflakes across the hills of Serifos and Sifnos and wedged into the caldera at...

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  • September 4, 2019 • Destinations • Views: 460

    Sicily in Small Bites

    If you’re hungry for travel delights then Sicily is the perfect bite-sized destination.  Its dynamic history informs an island fought over for centuries by Goths and Saracen Arabs, Normans and the Spanish.  Punic cemeteries and Roman...

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  • July 11, 2019 • Asia, Malaysia • Views: 456

    Irresistible History

    The latest from 2onthewing in Fireflyz in-flight magazine. With its exotic trading past, Melaka is one of Asia’s fascinating destinations…. Click here and read on…....

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  • June 9, 2019 • Destinations • Views: 965

    Shout out to Sardinia

    It’s impossible to summarise the coastal, culinary and rugged delights of Sardinia after just a few days but here are some bite-sized morsels that may provide some food for travel thought.  Journeying from north to south on excellent...

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  • May 30, 2019 • Destinations • Views: 1528

    Count on Hotel Monte Cristo

    Alexandre DUMAS is, like Victor Hugo, one of the most important 19th century French writers. In addition to being a novelist he was a playwright, politician, adventurer, seducer, cook, traveller … He embraced experience and yearned...

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  • March 19, 2019 • Destinations • Views: 2074

    Enter the Dragon – Bendigo’s Grand Easter Show

    “What time is it?” “Dragon time” the team roars before 55 pairs of legs rush off to line-up beneath the 100m long Sun Loong, the world’s longest imperial Chinese dragon.   Clearly, there’s no shortage...

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  • January 24, 2019 • Destinations • Views: 1351

    A Perspective on Melbourne

    Melbourne in summer is the place to come being “hot ” in more ways than one. For those who want to sun and swim, local bays beckon or there are ocean beaches an hour away. For sports fans there’s the Australian Open...

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  • October 16, 2018 • Destinations • Views: 2035

    Hot Options : Paris

    Whether you’re a Left Bank afficionado or prefer the raffish Right Bank, whichever side of the river Seine you chose Paris is filled with hot options.  While each arrondissement or neighbourhood has its unique character, many have...

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