New Caledonia by Cassandra Trezise (part 2-final)

Noumea has numerous museums. Tjibaou is a must do to help appreciate the evolution of New Caledonia as well as the history and customs of the Indigenous Kanak people.Baie des Citrons is another spectacular area along the city beaches well worth exploring. A new development called the “Mirage” houses many outstanding restaurants with a huge […]

New Caledonia by Cassandra Trezise (part 1)

On August 8th I set off to New Caledonia. It had been 10 years since I was last in Noumea so I was very keen to see how it had evolved. We picked up a car at the airport from Thrifty for a mere $ 70 per day. The staff reminds us about the toll […]

P&O Cruise from Brisbane by Paul Buck

I recently had a wonderful week cruising with P&O on the Pacific Dawn. The cruise was their ‘Week Fantastique’ cruise and it literally takes a week – Saturday to Saturday. It’s hard to believe how much you can pack into seven days cruising. We sailed direct from Brisbane which saved the worry about weight restrictions […]