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Why you should visit America

Why you should visit America

The land of the free.  The home of the brave.  The United States of America is an enormous country, with proud and patriotic people.  Their government may be a bit dysfunctional and is currently shut down, but the country’s influence on the world is undeniable.  Home to the world’s largest film industry*, its popular culture has found its way into … Continue reading

The cruising life

The cruising life

For those that think of themselves as proper, hardcore travellers, cruises are inherently uncool. They are either overrun by greying retirees, or drunken young partygoers. They’re not for people serious about getting out there and seeing the destinations or getting immersed into the culture; it’s all about the journey and the cruising life. If I’m … Continue reading

Russia, through uneducated eyes

Russia, through uneducated eyes

I have two regrets in high school: that I didn’t participate in the annual musical earlier (trust me, brilliant fun, make your kids get involved even if they can’t sing!) that I didn’t study modern history In fairness, ancient history was great – but having now visited most of the countries with ancient ruins still … Continue reading

Win a magazine subscription!

Win a magazine subscription!

We know we have some awesome followers out there.  We see you in the comments, liking our posts, tweeting us, and you always make us feel warm and fuzzy inside.  Our readers come from our home countries of Australia, UK and France, but also span from USA, Canada and India, to Pakistan, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, … Continue reading