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Christmas Getaways in South Australia

by Joseph Ellis September 8, 2015

Christmas is just around the corner. Have you got a trip planned? There’s something unique about Christmas in a small town, I’d say. Here are some ideas for Christmas getaways in South Australia – known as the wine and seafood capital of Australia. Cozy Christmas Brace yourself! Christmas is coming! Ever thought of spending the occasion in a small, cozy […]

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National Multicultural Festival – A Weekend Adventure

by Rosemarie John February 14, 2015

Canberra is a city that is constantly busy with some event or another. I hardly have the time to keep up.  I have been looking forward to February mainly for two reasons… (1) I fly off to Japan and (2) I get to attend the National Multicultural Festival for the first time! I have heard so much about it over […]

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Six Must See Festivals in Singapore

by Rosemarie John February 3, 2015

The city state of Singapore is renowned the world over as a vibrant Asian country located in the heart of South-East Asia. With shimmering skyscrapers in its financial district, extensive subway lines across the country, apartment blocks filling its skyline in every corner and vibrant nightlife, the city captivates the discerning travellers despite its expensive lifestyle. Singapore’s multi-racial population and […]

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Celebrate Australia Day 2015 in Newcastle

by Rosemarie John January 19, 2015

Australia’s second oldest city, Newcastle, will be hosting its Australia Day 2015 Festival from 8am until 8pm! The day starts with an early morning annual Australia Day Harbour Swim, followed by the Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony and a full day of entertainment and events along Newcastle’s iconic foreshore. Activities include: live entertainment; circus workshops; face painting; roving bands; a Multicultural […]

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Canberra Southern Cross Club – Twilight Cruise

by Rosemarie John December 3, 2014

The wind was in my hair, the sun shined brightly and the fluffy clouds moved gracefully in the bright blue sky. I was at the Canberra Southern Cross Club’s jetty just about to board the M.V. Southern Cross for an arvo of cocktails and canapes! If you’re anything like me, a day our on the water puts a smile on […]

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Liebster Award

by Rosemarie John October 27, 2014

We have been in Canberra for six months now and to have Canberrans’ nominate me for a Liebster Award is just fantastic! I am going to accept it as a welcoming gesture to this beautiful city we call home. My first nomination came from April of Aprillah. When I was very new to Canberra, I had a chance to meet […]

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Celebrating 100 Years of Commercial Flight

by Rosemarie John October 3, 2014

One hundred years ago on 1 January 1914, four men made the first scheduled commercial airline flight possible: Percival Fansler organised the funding for the St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line which provided the first scheduled air service across Tampa Bay, Florida. Thomas Benoist’s airboat conducted the first flight, piloted by Tony Jannus. Abram Pheil, then mayor of St. Petersburg, paid $400 […]

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Gardens by the Bay Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

by Rosemarie John September 11, 2013

There’s always something magical about walking into the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay. The array of colours and scents transport you to a magical world of mother nature. During our first visit to Gardens by the Bay, we felt transported to the Wonderland forest. It was enchanting! All that was missing was the Cheshire […]

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Capri by Fraser, Changi City, Singapore Turns One

by Rosemarie John September 3, 2013

In celebration of its first anniversary, Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore is offering complimentary stays and free birthday meals, in appreciation for the support it has received since its launch. Ideal for those seeking a weekend break, the Booking Maniac promotion entitles guests two nights’ stay at the price of one, for the first 100 bookings made within the first […]

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Loving Marina Bay Photography Exhibition

by Rosemarie John November 2, 2012

Located at the heart of Singapore’s city centre, Marina Bay is the centrepiece of Singapore that’s set to be a thriving 24/7 destination with endless exciting events and a necklace of attractions with people from all walks of life coming together to live, work and play. This photography exhibition showcases the different facets of the Marina Bay precinct through over […]

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