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Northern Territory

Do you need a 4WD to drive from Darwin to Perth?

So, you are planning a road trip between Australia’s northernmost capital city, Darwin, and the Western Australia capital city of Perth. The question is, do you need a 4WD (or SUV) to do the trip? We did this very road trip starting in Darwin and ending in Perth. If you are interested, here is our

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Cultural Experiences

10 Things to try in Scotland that aren’t whisky

Scotland is known for whisky (also haggis), and with over 130 malt and grain distilleries, Scotland has the highest concentration of whisky production in the world. As a result, most Scotland itineraries include a visit to at least one distillery, if not more. However, if you don’t drink alcohol (like me), whisky isn’t going to

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The Aussie Guide to Bora Bora by cruise ship

Have you seen the magical island photos with sparkling blue water and relaxing overwater bungalows? Have you ever dreamed of snorkelling in one of the world’s most beautiful lagoons? Perhaps you’ve seen the movie Moana and are desperate to see the Polynesian world that inspired the movie? While Bora Bora and French Polynesia are not

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Comprehensive Raiz Review – Micro-Investing App

What is Raiz? With bank interest rates so low, is there another option that can make your money work harder for you? What is micro-investing? Is it worth doing? Is Raiz good? I’ve talked briefly about Raiz a number of times in the past, but I have never done a proper Raiz review and really

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How to get better sleep onboard a cruise ship

Sleep. Peaceful, relaxing, calm, soothing sleep. Sometimes it can be so elusive, especially when you are trying to sleep on a cruise ship that has so many unfamiliar stimuli. Your stateroom has a different bed to the one you have at home. Maybe it’s firmer, perhaps softer. The ship is going to be rocking, at

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Dining at Angelo’s Italian Restaurant on P&O Cruises

Angelo’s is one of the complimentary dining options aboard most ships in the Australia-based P&O Cruises fleet, and as the name might suggest, the cuisine is Italian-inspired. Most recently, we enjoyed a terrific meal at Angelo’s aboard P&O Pacific Explorer, and for the coeliac sufferers, gluten allergic, or otherwise gluten intolerant; yes, you can have

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4 Must-Do Jet Boat Experiences in New Zealand

New Zealand is the home of jet boats. The HamiltonJet water jet propulsion system used in jet boats worldwide was released in its earliest form by Sir William Hamilton in New Zealand way back 1954. Since then, HamiltonJet of New Zealand has been developing this jetboat propulsion system into what it is today. Nowadays, jet

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