Posts Tagged ‘ Canberra ’

Dodgy Aussie dollars

Aug 9th, 2018 | By

It reminds me of the quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln – you can fool some of the people…

What’s hot: December 2017

Dec 1st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now

When common sense goes walkabout

Dec 15th, 2014 | By

What is it about the “authorities” that when a problem occurs, all too often common sense can go out the window?

100 years of Canberra

Mar 10th, 2013 | By

Today is the 100th anniversary of creating Canberra, a spot that was devised since neither Melbourne nor Sydney would accept the other as the Australian capital. So over the years it has been derided by the two. Being largely peopled by politicians and civil servants – two of the most disliked groups of people known to unfortunately exist hasn’t helped. I’ve been to Canberra frequently over the last forty years although admittedly not for the last five or so, so does Canberra deserve its reputation?
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Iconic London fashion afternoon tea features crowns, hats and fascinators to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee

Mar 14th, 2012 | By

Yesterday we told you how the 100 year old afternoon tea menu at the Ritz-Carlton London is getting a ‘British makeover’ ahead of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

The 5 Top Holiday Spots in Australia.

Jul 31st, 2009 | By

A newsletter I get called Hotel & Resort Insider has issue its list of top 5 holiday spots in Australia. I can quite believe that it is a hard job because, let’s face it, Australia has a heck of a lot going for it. Even if it does take 24 hours plus to get there. But their top pick, and the list isn’t in alphabetical order so I assume its number 1, is Canberra. Now I forget who said that the best way to see
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