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Gift an experience: 10 Sydney experiences to inspire, excite and thrill

Can’t think of a gift for that special someone? Then give them an experience they will remember long after the Christmas tree has dropped its needles. Here are ten Sydney experiences for the grandkids to the grandparents, the adventure-lovers to … Continue reading

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Dashing Disneyland Fashions – at Tokyo Disney Resort

I wore Minnie Mouse ears in public. I can’t believe I’m saying that. I’m not into fancy dress costumes and despise those paper Christmas cracker hats. Yet I happily walked around Tokyo Disney Resort wearing fluffy pink ears and heart-shaped … Continue reading

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Sandstorm of Fairytales & Fables in Windsor

The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Narcissus, Gollum, Icarus and other fabled creatures have come to life under the shady jacarandas, oaks and pepper trees on the banks of the Hawkesbury River at Windsor, in Sydney’s northwest, for the 2nd Hawkesbury … Continue reading

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Travel Writer Gets Lost

As a travel writer it’s a bit embarrassing to admit you’re lost, and sometimes it’s a little bit frightening – although, often the best experiences can come from losing yourself in a destination. I experienced this recently when, travelling alone, I got completely … Continue reading

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Talk to the animals these school holidays

Kids love getting up close and personal to animals and they can do just that at Mowbray Park Farmstay in Picton, just a 90-minute drive from Sydney. But this family owned farmstay in the lush Wollondilly Shire offers much more … Continue reading

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Grafitti Grannies let loose

Trains seem to attract graffiti and now it’s happening right before my eyes – over carriages, engines, and platforms. And no one is doing a thing to stop it. In fact the culprits, looking suspiciously like cheeky nannas, are being … Continue reading

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Buttocks on the futtocks

Yes! I’ve got my buttocks on the futtocks*.  Literally.   I’m standing in the crow’s nest, or in this case, on a small metal plate, 15 metres up the mizzen (aft) mast of the timber sailing ship the Southern Swan. … Continue reading

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