Category Archives: Travel News & Events

From timber to tables – ASTW community project in Fiji

The children crowd together in the playground looking skyward with intrigue and astonishment as the small drone rises up from their primary school playing field to hover above their heads. Whether they all comprehend there is a GoPro video camera attached … Continue reading

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Last weekend for Bondi sculpture walk

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, finishes this Sunday 9th November. So it’s your last chance to see the exhibits, the work of 109 artists. We visited the exhibition this week, together with some friends from New Zealand. As my girlfriend … Continue reading

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Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi – on now

It’s on again – Sculpture by the Sea Bondi opened Thursday 23 October and runs until Sunday 2 November. I love Sculpture by the Sea – intriguing, whimsical, inspiring and challenging exhibits set against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour, along the Bondi … Continue reading

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Trek with Camels for Drought Relief

How about this for getting away from it all – join a camel trek from Alice Springs to Port Augusta – and raise money for drought relief by tagging along. I’ve recently come back from the Uluru Outback Fest, in … Continue reading

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Bangkok back in business

According to this report from the Tourism Authority of Thailand, as of the 3rd March the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) has scaled back their protests in Bangkok, dismantling the temporary rally camps at major intersections in the city. This … Continue reading

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Online resource for Aussie road trippers

Ever arrived in a regional town the day after the quirky local race meeting, antique fair or agricultural show and thought, If only I’d arrived yesterday? That’s where TruBlu Travelling can help. I came across TruBlu Travelling while I was … Continue reading

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Queensland & Canterbury need tourists

In a recent online story Angela Saurine reports Australians are cancelling holidays in the wake of natural disasters, particularly to Queensland, but I suspect to areas surrounding Christchurch too. The damage caused by floods and Cyclone Yasi in Queensland is perceived to be more widespread … Continue reading

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