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My Long Weekend in Tasmania by Martyn Chapman

Thanks to spending some time learning about Tasmania I was rewarded for my efforts by being one of a few travel agents chosen by the Tassie Tourist Office to be the recipient of a trip to the beautiful island. My thanks go out to them for providing me with a rewarding long weekend. Having flown […]

Coach Tour of South Island of New Zealand by Marion Hogg

I had the pleasure experiencing 6 days of a 9-Day TranzAlpine Coach tour with Kirra Tours, of the South Island of New Zealand earlier in April this year. The tour departed Christchurch and I reluctantly left it in Queenstown. I flew over with Air New Zealand and had the “works” package which means I had […]

Mid-North Island of New Zealand by Angela Galvin

We recently returned from a trip to the North Island of New Zealand with two of our adult children 18 and 22 and our three younger sons 16, 12 and 9. We based ourselves in Rotorua for two weeks and from there did day trips out and about. Rotorua is a Geothermal area bubbling mud […]

Hawaii

Aloha! This is of course the welcome you receive as soon as you set foot on the beautiful shores of Hawaii. Learn to say it quickly, as you will hear it constantly throughout your holiday in Hawaii, it has several meanings. The Hawaiian locals are some of the friendliest I have ever come across, their […]

Sneak Peak Aboard Crystal Symphony By Martyn Chapman

On 17 Jan I went onboard Crystal Cruises ship The Crystal Symphony, to look at her from the outside she is just another white cruise ship but when you get on board she looks like a 5-star cruising experience. This ship caters to around 900 passengers, so small by today’s cruise ship standards. The size […]

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