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Aussie experts reveal their travel tips

Aussie experts reveal their travel tips

WE ASKED four Australian travel and tourism heavyweights to cast their minds towards 2013. What challenges are facing the cruising, hotel and airline industries? Is our service up to scratch? What infrastructure is urgently required? And where will they be holidaying this Christmas? Here’s... read more »

Discovering ABBA in Stockholm

Discovering ABBA in Stockholm

“ABBA made the best music there ever was, and I discovered them because as a little boy I had dental braces,” says Micke Bayart, ultra-fan and author of the book ABBA by Micke. “On one of the trips home from the dentist, I passed a record store and I saw this cover with four... read more »

Upcoming events and festivals

Upcoming events and festivals

A WHALE festival, a great country affair with rodeo and bush brekkies, an Italian fiesta and more – it’s time to get your festival groove on. The Darwin Fridge Festival When: Until October 28 Where: Various venues around Darwin, NT Perhaps the coolest of them all, the Darwin Fridge... read more »

Track across the Outback on The Ghan

Track across the Outback on The Ghan

WITH its towering, 70m-high rock faces bordering 13 gorges and ancient Aboriginal rock art, it is easy to understand why Katherine Gorge attracts 250,000 visitors a year. For many, the journey to the gorge starts on one of the world’s most iconic trains – The Ghan. The three-day... read more »

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