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365 Places: Jag’s Cafe

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Day 13: Holbrook,  New South Wales Today, my post is about a cafe I love to visit when in transit to Victoria. Jag’s cafe is located in Holbrook, a town better known for… Continue reading

365 Places: Bendigo

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Day 12: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia Today’s post is focused on a journey we will be making very soon – to Bendigo to see a preview of a friend’s first play. The play is… Continue reading

Bush Tucker

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Understanding what plants and animals were edible and how to prepare them was and is an integral part of Aboriginal cultures in Australia. Over the years, there have been a number of books… Continue reading

365 Places: Drammen

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Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 3: Drammen, Norway Photo credit: Henry Rosling c 1860 Today, my post is about a place I would love to go – Drammen in Norway. Drammen is…

365 Places: Mandorah

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Day 11: Mandorah, Northern Territory, Australia Today we will be travelling to Mandorah, a seaside village located across Darwin Harbour, about 20 minutes (8 nautical miles) from Cullen Bay. Mandorah holds many happy… Continue reading

A Day in the Life of Kathmandu

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An Exotic mix of Hindu and Buddhist Images Images: Garry Benson © 2014 Story: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson   ‘There’s a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Kathmandu, There’s a little… Continue reading

The Blog and Making Money Online

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Originally posted on Astrolabe Sailing:
I started writing this blog back in February 2014 and I have learnt so much in that time! If you are planning on having a blog for keeping track…

We Love Books!

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Ok, I have a confession to make – I love books! To make things worse, I married someone who also loves books. Over the years I have bought so many wonderful books from… Continue reading

10 Things We Learned From Years of Travel

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Originally posted on GALLIVANCE:
As always, our travels have taught us countless lessons. And since we love learning … here are our favorite “Aha! Moments.” 1. Carry very little stuff. Really, it’s true.…

365 Places: Ardeche Restaurant, Canberra

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Day 10: Ardeche Restaurant, Civic, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Today the remarkable place I wish to share is not a town or a country – it is a restaurant: one of my favourites in Canberra.… Continue reading