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Walking Poles. Love ‘em or Hate ‘em?

The use of walking poles is a popular topic of discussion for walkers of all persuasions.

If you find that your eyes are starting to glaze over already, then this post is not for you!

Hit the DELETE key now!

For the novice walkers or those considering including this piece of equipment in your hiking kit, then read on…

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Cathedral Arcade, Melbourne - Ceiling

Looking Up In Melbourne

Melbourne is a shopper’s Paradise.

Or a nightmare for the non-shoppers amongst us!

The one good thing about Melbourne’s shops is that often they are housed in the most stunningly elegant and historic arcades.

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On the coast near Porto, Portugal. Photo: David Toole

An Open Letter to the Solo Traveller

Dear Solo Traveller

As you are about to set off on a solo adventure (Yes, you are a Nigel No-Friends), I thought it would be timely to share some thoughts and advice on traveling on your lonesome.

Ignore me if I am trying to ‘sell ice to Eskimos’, but here goes:

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Airline Review – Go nowhere with JETGO

Unfortunately this post is a tad redundant as JETGO Airlines went into voluntary administration last week! The joys of running a small airline, servicing regional Australia where the margins are slim or non-existent.

However, should they get back on their feet and into the air, I have nothing but positive things to say about JETGO. Continue reading “Airline Review – Go nowhere with JETGO”