Lizard Island Resort – a Superb Coastal Design Statement

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  A wide curved verandah sweeps around, following the line of the bay and catching the feisty ocean breeze. Cool natural weave sofas in the colours of the sea and the sand, bright glassware and vibrant fabrics lighten the inner spaces. Very contemporary, the look on Lizard Island, 200 kms north of Cairns on the […]

Exodus Travel is now selling in New Zealand

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    World-wide travel company, Exodus, is now selling its quality range of out-there travel experiences in New Zealand. In an arrangement with Adventure World, the Exodus range is available through good New Zealand travel agents – and the range is exciting. I was particularly excited to see trips like a cycle tour through southern […]

The Gift of Volunteer Travel

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  Volunteer travel is something very dear to my heart. It gives something back, whether you’re working in remote rural communities or in underprivileged urban areas. Some volunteer trips will take you to endangered habitats and still others to drop-dead gorgeous places where the problems lie hidden beneath the startling beauty of sandy beaches and […]

Cherating Beach Club Med is a Green Globe Silver resort

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  Cherating Beach Club Med is a Green Globe Resort in Malaysia     Club Med has come a long way since their early beginnings, over 60 years ago. For a while they mainstreamed the concept of all-inclusive holidays when their opposition were still running holiday camp-style stays. Club Med’s first foray into eco-tourism looks […]

Scenic Flights over Antarctica from Auckland

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  Take a Sightseeing Day Flight from Auckland over the Antarctic Continent with Qantas   I don’t usually write about commercial trips on our blog but here is one trip that is too good to miss. On 3rd February next year Qantas is running a day trip scenic 747 flight from Auckland, over Antarctica, and back. It […]