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    Dave’s Brewery Tour

    Feel like a real beer in Sydney? Call Dave. Like most beer drinking countries, which are practically anywhere the sun shines, Australia over the last hundred years has seen the cycle of small/big/small again. In the pioneering days almost every tiny town had a brewer or two with a larger number of them in every […]

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    PERTH – CITY ON THE EDGE

    Perth is a city poised on the edge. Post boom, the city is starting to expand and develop quickly with new infrastructure and new entertainment precincts springing up all over the city. The city on the Swan is blessed with wide streets, stunning historic buildings like the old Perth Boys School and diverse public sculpture […]

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    LANGMEIL – A WINEMAKER’S DREAM

    There appears to be agreement on the oldest grapevines in the world. The champion is one of the Modra Kavcina variety growing since the 17th century in Maribor, Slovenia. 400 years on, it produces a modest number of bunches which are vinified into a few specially designed small bottles which are used as gifts by […]

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    The other side of Noosa

    Today, it’s hard not to visit a beach and see some Stand Up Paddle boarders (SUP’ers) enjoying their sport on the fringe of the surf riders. Or better still, seeing an early morning SUP’er on a quiet river or canal going through their daily core exercise. The urban myth is that SUP’ing is as old […]

  • Seabourn Odyssey in Sydney Harbor

    CRUISE NEWS

    With jets whisking the time-poor, must-have-it-now generation to every corner of the world, did we think the idea of boarding a slow old boat would sink beneath the waves? No weigh, as we seafarers say. The shipping lanes today are almost as full with shiny bright craft as the air routes are. Perhaps not to […]

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    Seahaven Dreaming

    Noosa has long been one of the country’s favourite holiday destinations. No wonder with views across the endless blue of Laguna Bay and fringed by National Park, it is undoubtedly the perfect spot for a little downtime. Staying on Hastings Street makes for the ultimate Noosa getaway – no driving or hiking to where the […]

IMG_1823

Dave’s Brewery Tour

Feel like a real beer in Sydney? Call Dave. Like most beer drinking countries, which are practically anywhere the sun shines, Australia over the last hundred years has seen the cycle of small/big/small again. In the pioneering days almost every tiny town had a brewer or two with a larger number of them in every […]

DSC05607

PERTH – CITY ON THE EDGE

Perth is a city poised on the edge. Post boom, the city is starting to expand and develop quickly with new infrastructure and new entertainment precincts springing up all over the city. The city on the Swan is blessed with wide streets, stunning historic buildings like the old Perth Boys School and diverse public sculpture […]

TheFreedomVineyard.Langmeil

LANGMEIL – A WINEMAKER’S DREAM

There appears to be agreement on the oldest grapevines in the world. The champion is one of the Modra Kavcina variety growing since the 17th century in Maribor, Slovenia. 400 years on, it produces a modest number of bunches which are vinified into a few specially designed small bottles which are used as gifts by […]

Sunbathing jetty

The other side of Noosa

Today, it’s hard not to visit a beach and see some Stand Up Paddle boarders (SUP’ers) enjoying their sport on the fringe of the surf riders. Or better still, seeing an early morning SUP’er on a quiet river or canal going through their daily core exercise. The urban myth is that SUP’ing is as old […]

Seabourn Odyssey in Sydney Harbor

CRUISE NEWS

With jets whisking the time-poor, must-have-it-now generation to every corner of the world, did we think the idea of boarding a slow old boat would sink beneath the waves? No weigh, as we seafarers say. The shipping lanes today are almost as full with shiny bright craft as the air routes are. Perhaps not to […]

room with a view

Seahaven Dreaming

Noosa has long been one of the country’s favourite holiday destinations. No wonder with views across the endless blue of Laguna Bay and fringed by National Park, it is undoubtedly the perfect spot for a little downtime. Staying on Hastings Street makes for the ultimate Noosa getaway – no driving or hiking to where the […]