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Choose your own adventure…

Qatar Airways have started the war with the battle cry of the century. Daily international flights from Canberra to a network of over 151 cities across the world. Not one to be outdone Singapore airlines have responded in kind with an increase in services also now touching down in Canberra daily and servicing 136 destinations […]

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Netflix: Global Window

Explore some of the world’s most culturally and geographically isolated communities without leaving the lounge. These documentaries each expose different corners of the world that are otherwise inaccessible, showing what ‘home’ looks like for different people around the globe. HUMAN PLANET This BBC documentary series examines the lives of communities around the globe, through the […]

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The Ultimate Autumnal Getaway

Last year’s High Country Harvest was easily one of the highlights of our year. My partner James and I ventured to High Country Victoria for a weekend of food, wine and, well, more food. When the invite to the opening of the 2018 High Country Harvest arrived in my inbox, I was giddy with excitement. […]

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Bringing holiday memories home

We live in a privileged time. Travel is more affordable than it has ever been and if you need proof of that Qantas CEO Alan Joyce recently pointed out that a ticket to London in 1947 via the Kangaroo route used to cost the equivalent of 130 weeks average salary. A return ticket to London […]

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Wherever I lay my hat: Autumnal Escapes

As Bridget Jones said so well, there’s nothing better than a full-blown mini break. With cooling temperatures and beautiful foliage, autumn is a great time to escape to the country for a weekend getaway. Here are four AirBnBs within three hours drive of Canberra. Provincial Charm Built in a luxe French provincial style, Dungowan Estate […]

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Five ‘different’ destinations, direct from Canberra

It’s been hard to ignore the aggressive advertising campaign that has been flooding the Canberra region for the last six months. It has been even harder to miss the burgundy Oryx emblazoned on the tail of the Qatar Airways 777 aircraft that has been making a daily visit to our runway. It has been a […]

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I hosted an interstater in Canberra. This is what happened

You can buy a lot with $500. A 15″ Acer laptop, five pairs of Peter Alexander PJs or twenty-nine and a half seafood laksas from the Asian Noodle House. Last weekend I was fortunate to host a guest from interstate who, despite the plethora of possibilities, spent her $500 on a return domestic flight to Canberra. […]

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Escape Trails: Tathra

Five generations of my family have made Tathra their number one spot for RNR. Here’s why. Tathra is something of a paradox. This tiny coastal village becomes a town in summer, mainly due to its popularity with Victorians, but it never loses its relaxed small-town vibe. There are few flashy beach mansions, no large shopping […]

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48 hours in Bungendore

Canberrans have probably been through the village of Bungendore on their way to the south coast at least three times this summer alone. You might have stopped for petrol or grabbed a pie at the bakery or popped into the new supermarket for water for your camping trip. Being a village on the highway, Bungendore […]

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Flying the flag for long distance relationships

Some say that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Others say that absence makes the heart grow crazy, basically buys you shares in an airline and racks up epic phone bills like nobody’s business. Whichever side of the fence you sit on, long-distance relationships are a fact of life for many couples. But it seems […]

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