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48hrs in Munich: explore the highlights on a city break


Fairy-tale streets, green gardens, stunning architecture, and beer – there’s a lot to do and see on a weekend holiday in Munich, writes Lukas Johannes.


Preparing for a Galapagos cruise


For nature lovers heading off on a once-in-a-lifetime Galapagos cruise, knowing some things ahead of time will only serve to enrich the experience. Marissa Ellis-Snow has all the tips to preparing for your Galapagos adventure.


“We’re going to Bonnie Doon!”: The Castle movie iconic holiday home on Airbnb

The Castle

It’s one of Australia’s most iconic films, and now The Kerrigan’s Bonnie Doon holiday house from the 1997 movie, The Castle, is available to book through Airbnb.


Washington DC Dupont Circle: A view from the top

  Every city has its elite neighbourhoods and Washington DC ’s historic Dupont Circle stands out as a beacon in that nation’s capital. Roderick Eime walks the hallowed streets.


Don’t ever order this on your flight…..

flight attendants

They have to deal with small confined spaces, irate passengers and clean dirty toilets, but there is one thing you don’t want to ask a Flight Attendant for.


DIY botanical touring in Oman


Over the years I have turned into a botanical ‘twitcher’.  Like avid birdwatchers, I am forever keen to expand the number of (plant) species I encounter and can identify ‘in the wild’. Until Oman’s rich botanical heritage is showcased at the Oman Botanic Gardens (still a few years away I suspect) I recommend a ‘do-it-yourself’


The Vasa Museum – A must visit when in Stockholm

vasa museum

  Like the Titanic, the warship Vasa – the pride of the Swedish Navy’s fleet – keeled over and sank on her maiden voyage. The year was 1628, the captain was promptly arrested, interrogated and imprisoned – then released and no one was held responsible for the disaster. The 69-metre-long vessel capsized after being struck


The top 4 Michelin restaurants in Paris

Michelin restaurants in Paris

The French love to eat as much as they love to cook! And, Paris happens to be one mecca for food. From quaint bistros to high-end classy gourmet restaurants which serve the finest products of sheer gastronomical experiments. But the Michelin-starred restaurants are a league apart. Here’s a list of the best Michelin restaurants in


Lemon caravans and the law


Angry owners of dodgy caravans are experiencing difficulties getting their consumer rights met. CHOICE, Australia’s leading consumer advocacy group, reveals that with the uplift of caravan ownership they have also seen a spike in complaints about lemon caravans on the road. Choice writer, Kate Browne, investigates.


Is Singapore the ultimate Asian travel hub?


Singapore is a beautiful city-state that features dazzling skyscrapers, world-class infrastructure, and popular attractions. It is often referred as the epitome of the melting pot of several diverse cultures, cuisines, customs, and traditions from all over the globe. Having gained independence in the year 1965, the city-state has grown by leaps and bounds in transforming