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Long distance driving cut short

What if you could read a book without taking your hands off the steering wheel? or discover the steps to a new career.  All this in the time it takes to drive from Brisbane to Sydney.  Would it change your mind about long distance driving? Our family drives long distances a lot. Whether it’s a 300 or […]

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Bursting into NYC

So a not so funny thing happened to me not the way on my Delta Flight to NYC.  Right before I touched down in LA, I  started to feel like my insides were cramping up on themselves. And then I got off the plane, where I spent the next three hours in or near the […]

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9/11 Memorial

World Trade Centre 9/11 memorial, what a humbling place to be. Tears come to my eyes and I feel like crying my heart out when I think of the 3,000 people who lost their lives working here and saving people who worked here. So many people are here laughing, chatting, taking photos and I want to tell […]

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Travelling is a funny thing…

Travelling is a funny thing.  When you start your journey you’re super hyped and excited and noticing all kinds of things you never usually would.  For instance, you’re about to spend around 20 hours huddled into a seat smaller than the driver’s seat in a toyota echo, but no why wouldn’t people take the travellator?  […]

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Travel review- Diamant Hotel Brisbane $99

It was 46 degrees and we came to a unanimous decision, a non-airconditioned city stay at my sisters (sorry Sarah!) was not an option.  Straight to wotif.com where we found a ‘hot deal’ $99 of air-conditioned glory at Diamant Boutique Hotel, Spring Hill, Brisbane. Service Flawless.  The lovely lady at reception had our booking (I’d […]

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Travel review – Grand Medina Sydney

Located on the corner of Bathurst and Kent Street Sydney is the Medina Grand Sydney. With car parking on-site* and self contained suites that include full kitchens, washing machine, dryer and a separate bedroom with television, they are the perfect choice for families with kids. We have two boys 16 weeks and three years and […]

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