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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.

All Fired Up for Start of Ski Season

All Fired Up for Start of Ski Season

AUSTRALIA’S ski resorts are gearing up for their busiest season in years after flooding the market with deals to win snow lovers back – and attract first timers.

Tour de France 2013

Whether you’re a cycling fan or not, there’s no doubting the attraction to this amazing event. The scenery, incredible athletes and history makes this the biggest and most popular annual sporting event in the world. Running from Saturday June 29th to Sunday July 21th 2013, the 100th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and […]

Monkey Business

Monkey Business

If you’ve ever looked at a guidebook on Japan, there are a few things that you would have definitely seen – Mt Fuji, cherry blossoms and snow monkeys!