The Truffle Festival, Australia (Canberra Region, June to Aug 2017)

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The Truffle Festival, Canberra Region

In its ninth consecutive year, the Truffle Festival in Canberra is the first and largest festival of its kind in Australia. Each year from June to August, more than 250 individual events are held across the Canberra region, showcasing the region’s Black Winter Truffles. Events range from truffle hunts and forages to degustation dinners at venues across the city. Related: Truffles: What They Are and WhatRead Now

Fitzroy Island Resort on the Great Barrier Reef – Nudey Beach, Secret Garden, a Lighthouse  & more

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Ever dreamed of waking up to the sound of waves crashing on the Great Barrier Reef? Or lounging on a tropical beach almost all to yourself? Or enjoying a family dinner with cocktails on a beachfront cafe? A trip to Fitzroy Island will ensure that you get to do all these, and more. The Fitzroy Island is no less than a paradise on the CoralRead Now

Cairns: Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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The Great Barrier Reef has been on my bucket list since long. So a few months ago, I decided  it was time to head to Cairns. Cairns, in north Queensland is a gateway to the spectacular coral reefs, that stretch across 2300 kms. This remarkable natural wonder comprises of thousands of reef systems and hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with beautiful sun-soaked, golden beaches. Scuba diving,Read Now

Fremantle Prison – Get a Taste of Western Australia’s History

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Travel-O-Meter – 4.5/5 A trip to Western Australia wouldn’t be complete without a taste of its history. The port city of Fremantle, a half-hour drive from Perth, is an ideal place to get not just a taste, but a big bite of Western Australia’s history and culture. Freo, as it is called by the locals, boasts of a few attractions, the most notable being theRead Now

Skydiving in New Zealand: The Most Exhilarating Experience Ever

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Skydiving in Wanaka New Zealand

Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger… Standing inside the hangar of Skydive Wanaka, as I read these words plastered across the wall, the enormity of what I was going to do sunk in. I was going to jump off a perfectly good plane soaring 10,000 ft off the ground. We had arrived in Wanaka the day before and had instantly fallen in love with theRead Now

New Zealand with Kids: A Road Trip Through the Scenic South Island

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New Zealand Road Trip

Originally Published in Expat Living Singapore in March 2014, and Expat Living Hong Kong I now consider myself to have entered the ranks of adventure travellers. Not because I went to New Zealand to bungee jump or sky dive, but because a 12-day self-drive holiday with 20-month-old twins is nothing short of an adventure. As I realised during our trip, sky-diving is probably easier than spendingRead Now