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The reinvention of Downtown LA and the trails

Once upon a time, there was a very dull, downtown LA. Hit the Los Angeles business district and heart centre today, and you’ll find small hives of diverse dining and entertaining emerging from the concrete jungle, there’s been a reinvention of downtown and tourists and locals are loving it and the many great trails around. Eating in downtown LA […]

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Eat play stay

The world is full of new places to eat, play, stay, here are three new adventures. Tweed businesswoman Megan Gardner has started a glamping venture The Hideaway at Cabarita Beach which is great because according to Tourism Research Australia data 5.59 million overnight camping trip in 2017. On the edge of Burleigh beach the newly revamped Burleigh Pavillion has […]

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Adventure to Upper Stony Creek

How to get to Upper Stony Creek Ruben, Max and 5 1/2 month old Hugo are off on an adventure to Upper Stony Creek.  After packing the sandwiches, treats, fruit, bottles, formula, baby food and coffee from Lure Living we are finally away.  Only 30 mins late, bonus. Off we go from Yeppoon, past Pacific […]

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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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Out of my comfort zone with Wild Women on Top

I arrive for my adventure challenge and I’m greeted by Trek training leader Jo Vartanian.  I’m not sure I’m up for the challenge. It’s cold, a little bit wet and that Point looks like a mountain from here. Then I meet the other Wild Women on Top (WWOT) trekking ladies Michele, Christine, Mary, Karen, Barbara and […]

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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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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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