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Australia Day – What’s happening?

Australia Day – What’s happening?

| January 25, 2016

Australia Day – or ‘Straya Day’ to many locals – is the country’s biggest annual public event. For a nation that is adept at putting on a show, there are plenty of celebrations to get stuck into, letting you make the most of the occasion. Get Involved Set during the summer holidays for most school […]

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Up and coming long haul destinations for 2016

Up and coming long haul destinations for 2016

| January 22, 2016

Make sure these long-haul destinations feature in your travel plans for 2016. From once-in-a-lifetime anniversaries to new openings and events, there’s never been a better time to check out these places. USA President Woodrow Wilson launched the USA’s National Parks Service in 1916, and this year’s centennial celebrations are another excuse to visit some of […]

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Five of the world’s best mountain hikes

Five of the world’s best mountain hikes

| January 8, 2016

Mountains cover 27% of the world’s surface, and make up some of its most unspoilt and beautiful landscapes. You find them everywhere from the frozen Arctic tundra to African deserts. To celebrate them the United Nations have designated December 11th as International Mountain Day. One of the best ways to explore the mountains is to […]

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