Marion’s short break to Dubai

Dubai by Marion Hogg I visited Dubai earlier this year for a short break and as I had never been there before I was looking forward to experiencing the city and seeing how it compared to what I had read and heard about it. We spent a fun filled day at the Aquaventure Waterpark at […]

Marie and Pam’s Trip to England on P&O’s Arcadia Cruise

I always wished to go to England by ship, so this year the opportunity arose. My friend Pam and I, both widowed, left Sydney on the 28th of February, for the most fantastic time of our lives. 48 days of fun and food, on the Arcadia. We travelled from Sydney via New Zealand, cruising the […]

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 […]