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Mardi Gras: The best celebrations in the USA

Mardi Gras: The best celebrations in the USA

| February 9, 2016

Mardi Gras translates to ‘Fat Tuesday’ in French, and falls on the last day of Carnival and the day before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. This year Mardi Gras is on February 9th. Colourful floats, masks, marching bands and strands of beads being hurled around are just some of the features of Mardi Gras […]

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Five hidden adventures for adrenalin junkies

Five hidden adventures for adrenalin junkies

| January 29, 2016

The home of bungee jumping, jet boating, sky diving and black-water rafting; New Zealand is seen as the ultimate country for extreme sports. But it’s not the only destination for adventurous travellers. Here are five other places you might not expect, but have plenty to offer adrenalin junkies. Japan It’s better known for its mix […]

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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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