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Donegal – how green is their valley

What a lovely place Ireland is, not just its physical beauty but also its beautiful people. Here’s my story published in Fairfax Media Traveller in May, 2017 on Donegal.   You can read it online at Traveller.com.au here: http://www.traveller.com.au/walk-ireland-donegals-bewildering-beauty-gw6h4e  

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Majestic Iguassu Falls

The three-kilometre-wide Iguassu Falls on the Argentine-Brazil border is a natural masterpiece of sound and fury. You can read my story published in Fairfax Media’s Traveller on July 1917 at the link below: http://www.traveller.com.au/south-americas-spectacular-iguassu-falls-gwas6s#ixzz4n3Y9BiW0 Follow: @TravellerAU on Twitter | TravellerAU on Facebook    

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Hemingway’s Havana

Cuba – what an amazing country full of beautiful people. And Havana is simply gorgeous. No wonder Ernest Hemingway felt an affinity with the country and wrote most of his masterpieces there. Click on my story below, published in Fairfax … Continue reading

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Chic to chic – cruising Venice to Athens in style

Ponant’s small ship, Le Lyrial, is French chic exemplified – a stylish potpourri of first-rate gastronomy, elegant interiors, exotic locations and European culture. Read my story published in Fairfax Media’s Traveller in June 2017 here: http://www.traveller.com.au/ponant-le-lyrial-adriatic-cruise–venice-to-athens-gwyw5f#ixzz4lkySeqni Follow us: @TravellerAU on Twitter | TravellerAU on … Continue reading

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Ready, action, sunset – Turtle Island, Fiji’s Hollywood links

Not just a gorgeous island in Fiji’s Yasawa Islands dedicated to soothing the spirit, Turtle Island is a star in its own right. It’s the location for one of the most recognised tropical island films, Blue Lagoon. Read my story published … Continue reading

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From silo to high life – Cape Town’s new luxury Silo Hotel

Once a historic grain silo, now a beautiful hotel, Cape Town’s new Silo Hotel glitters like a lighthouse on the Waterfront. And the landmark Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) will open in September in the silos themselves. Read … Continue reading

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Ireland – enchanting otherworld road trip

Ireland and Northern Ireland, I must admit, are two of my favourite countries. What bliss therefore, to get in a car and drive for seven days the 1100-road trip from Dublin up around the Northern Ireland coast down to Galway. … Continue reading

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Luxury lodge New Zealand

Hunting and gathering takes on a whole new meaning at Treetops Lodge in New Zealand’s Rotorua region, Here’s my story, which appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller on April 22, 2017, and the online link is … Continue reading

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Enchanted Island – Fiji

The gorgeous Fijian people make this lovely island in the Yasawas an enchanted place. My story on Turtle Island appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller on April 22, 2017. Here’s a screenshot: The online link is: http://www.traveller.com.au/turtle-island-in-fijis-yasawa-chain-the-enchanted-isle-gvhno5Continue reading

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Finding Niemeyer – Rio’s great modernist architect

If you visit Rio, take the journey from central Rio across the Niteroi Bridge to experience the 11-kilometre Niemeyer Way. You’ll be able to view the spectacular creations of a Brazilian icon, the great modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer. Here’s my story … Continue reading

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