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Capri by Fraser Review

You don’t so much see Capri by Fraser as smell it before you get there.  The distinct smell of flowers and essential oils. Having said that this 7+ months pregnant person almost walked straight into oncoming traffic while taking in this hotel on the corner of Mary and Elizabeth Street, Brisbane. The vertical gardens are […]

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5 things you might have missed last week #4

Every week there are millions of pieces of new information shared on line and in print, here are 5 things you might have missed last week.   Australia’s skinniest house? Last week in Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia a skinny little terrace house, totally unrenovated and 2.85 metres wide (slightly wider than your queen sized bed) sold for $965,000. […]

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Beaches and big surf in the northern Illawarra

  On a Grand Pacific drive to Wollongong, you will struggle to keep your eyes on the road as the spectacular scenery reveals itself to to you.  Head to Sandon Point when the surf’s big and you’ll see that surfing in and out of the water is a past time. On a good weekend, a dozen surfers in […]

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Cupitt’s Winery

Hidden amongst the streets of Ulladulla suburbia, New South Wales, is a sweet little secret just waiting to be discovered. Step out of your car and you will feel the sweeping panorama of the lush green Budawang Ranges and the sparkling Burrill Lake wash over you and a sigh escape your lips. You have arrived […]

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Kickin with the kids in Canberra

A quick two-hour trip from Wollongong and we were ready to start kickin it with the kids in Canberra. The purpose of our trip was some quality family time and birthday cake with the sister-in-law. In the meantime we had three days to fill and two kids to keep entertained. Questacon was the suggested first […]

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Hotel Urban St Kilda Melbourne Australia

Hotel Urban St Kilda Melbourne is no prince but there is plenty of milk. 35-37 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda Victoria 3182 Australia +61 3 8530 8888 https://hotelurban.com.au/melbourne We’d stayed at The Prince before. It was just around the corner from Hotel Urban St Kilda in Fitzroy Street.  Being unorganised and unsure we’d make it to the 40th […]

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