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Matt Moran’s Croc Encounter

Matt Moran’s Croc Encounter

CELEBRITY chef Matt Moran is slowly and very carefully explaining to a 670kg crocodile that he doesn’t eat crocodile meat and is promising to never serve up croc meat in any of his four restaurants: “I don’t eat you buddy, so how about we agree you don’t eat me?” he asks.

Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major Thoroughbred horse race. Marketed as “the race that stops a nation”, it is a 3,200 metre race for three-year-olds and over.

Le Meridian, Noumea

Le Meridian, Noumea

The capital of New Caledonia is a vibrant city, where the influences of France are fused with a Pacific vibe – and this hotel is the perfect place to base yourself and explore it.

Kansai Volunteers

Kansai Volunteers

When my wife and I thought about going to Japan our first thoughts were about what to see, then came the realisation that we were going to get so lost and language was going to be a problem. So I started to search around for help and I came across Kansai Volunteers. Review by Andrew Chapman.

Timeshare Becoming Popular

Timeshare Becoming Popular

PARIS this year, Hawaii the next. Or maybe Melbourne for the Cup. Organised travellers are locking in their holidays for years to come at today’s prices with the grown-up version of timeshare.

First Solar Trans continental

First Solar Trans continental

A solar energy plane has landed in Morocco, completing the world’s first intercontinental flight powered by the sun to show the potential for pollution-free air travel. The Solar Impulse took off from Madrid at 0322 GMT on Tuesday and landed at Rabat Airport after a 19-hour flight. Shortly before Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard landed in […]

More Budget Asia Flights

More Budget Asia Flights

AUSTRALIANS can expect more cheap flights to Asia following the announcement of new routes by budget airline Scoot.

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Melbourne Fringe Festival

The much-loved Melbourne Fringe Festival is an annual showcase of the breadth and depth of talent emerging from Victoria’s diverse and complex independent arts scene. Kicking off on September 19 and running through to October 7, the 2012 Melbourne Fringe Festival will showcase 324 bold new shows covering every conceivable art forms, from circus to […]

Ultimate Shark Encounter – Fiji

Ultimate Shark Encounter – Fiji

This has been labelled the world’s best shark dive. The operators are called Aqua Trek and the dive is known as the ultimate shark encounter!

Roskilde Festival

Roskilde Festival is an international music festival, during which music, event activities, art and the 75.000 participants come together in one unique experience, creating a feeling that is hard to find anywhere else. Roskilde Festival lasts for 8 days with 4 days of warm-up and 4 days of music.