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Lost Money Returned by Hotel Employees

Lost Money Returned by Hotel Employees

An Australian traveller inadvertently left behind a large sum of money in his Bangkok hotel room after checking out, but the honest hotel employees tracked him down to return it. The forgotten money, an estimated AU $20,000 cash as well as some 500,000 Thai Baht, was found by two hotel employees at the Armoni Hotel […]

New Taste House Gates Are Open

New Taste House Gates Are Open

Everyone knows that Woodbridge Smokehouse produces some of the finest smoked seafood in the world. Now international and local visitors can enjoy the traditionally-smoked Ocean Trout and Atlantic Salmon straight from the pristine waters of Tasmania’s coast at a new TASTE HOUSE just south of Hobart. The Woodbridge Smokehouse is set on a 25 acre apple […]

Samui Festival 2017 Tops Thailand Events Calendar

Samui Festival 2017 Tops Thailand Events Calendar

This year’s ‘Samui Festival 2017’, which will be the second time, highlights the 120th anniversary of the island’s founding in 1897 with two marque sport events – a full marathon and bike race – headlining an action packed programme from 7 to 11 September. Thailand’s Prime Minister H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha is personally granting the […]

Satellite Tags Reveal Surprising Whale Shark Movements

Satellite Tags Reveal Surprising Whale Shark Movements

  In 2015 guests on-board the adventure-cruise ship TRUE NORTH teamed-up with marine researchers from Conservation International and started to deploy fin-mounted satellite tags on whale sharks encountered during the ship’s Whale Sharks of Cenderwasih Bay itinerary. And the results have proved to be quite surprising. Each year the revered TRUE NORTH visits biodiverse Cenderwasih which lies […]

A Weave of Ice and Fire!

A Weave of Ice and Fire!

Game of Thrones® season 7 has finally hit the screens. Northern Ireland is one of the main filming locations for the hit TV series, and to immortalise the unforgettable series locations, from Winterfell to the Iron Islands, Tourism Ireland has unveiled a giant, 77-metre long, Bayeux-style tapestry. The epic tapestry brings to life the trials […]

NSW Popular for Walking Holidays

NSW Popular for Walking Holidays

More than 4.3 million domestic and international overnight visitors last year choose to hike in NSW as part of a holiday experience, up 5.2 per cent on the previous year*. Destination NSW Chief Executive Officer Sandra Chipchase said, “NSW is the perfect place for a hiking holiday. The state is home to some of Australia’s […]

New South W(h)ales Reveals World-Best Vantage Points for Whale Spotting

New South W(h)ales Reveals World-Best Vantage Points for Whale Spotting

From May to November the waters along the NSW coastline become a living, moving spectacle as thousands of humpback, southern right, fin and other whale species make their way north. The NSW coastline becomes the world’s best place for whale spotting and encounters, or to join the Saltwater Indigenous people celebrate this annual migration through Whale […]

A Taste of Kakadu

A Taste of Kakadu

World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is a place of abundance, bursting with fresh food. With bush tucker delicacies from barramundi to magpie goose, there is something for everyone. Kakadu will offer visitors a chance to explore Indigenous cuisine and influences during the first ever ‘A Taste of Kakadu’, an interactive food festival which will be […]

Inventive New Dining Experience in Glen Waverley

Inventive New Dining Experience in Glen Waverley

The Butchers Bench at Novotel Glen Waverley unveils a fresh, exciting new menu featuring a wide selection of the regions finest quality meats and seasonal Victorian produce. Taking on the food philosophy ‘less is more’, the restaurant’s Executive Chef Ross Chapman believes in maintaining the integrity of produce at all costs. ‘It’s all about taste, […]

Korea’s Incheon Airport – in Top Three in the World

Korea’s Incheon Airport – in Top Three in the World

Whether you have two hours or 24 hours to transit or stopover at Seoul’s  Incheon International Airport you will be certain not to get bored.  Like Singapore’s Changi (no. 1) and Tokyo’s Haneda (no. 2), Seoul’s Incheon International Airport (no. 3) offers a wealth of outstanding facilities, hotels and top dining venues, shopping, entertainment and […]

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