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A Day on the Gold Coast

A Day on the Gold Coast

A Day on the Gold Coast With a weekend in Brisbane and wanting to get out of the CBD, I decided on a day trip to the Gold Coast. I wasn’t keen on the theme parks which is what the Gold Coast is known for and instead was looking to eat some good food, spend […]

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Springbrook and Tamborine Rainforest Tour

Springbrook and Tamborine Rainforest Tour

Springbrook and Tamborine Rainforest Tour Having a free Sunday in Brisbane, and having spent the day before on the Gold Coast, I’d booked a day trip to the rainforests through Queensland Day Tours. The day started at the meeting spot outside of the Roma Street Bus Station (stop 125, on Roma Street on the bus […]

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Kota Kinabalu and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park

Kota Kinabalu and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park

After spending five days diving in southern Borneo, I flew north to Kota Kinabalu. I visited the area in 2009, so keep in mind the prices have likely increased since then. Though checking the price of a room at the Lavender Lodge in 2018, the rooms are still only $30 a night.  Kota Kinabalu and […]

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A day in Granada to visit the Alhambra

A day in Granada to visit the Alhambra

In 2010, my two friends and I travelled from Australia to Europe, with a half day layover in London. During this trip we visited Seville, Cordoba, Grenada, Barcelona, Ibiza, Paris and then I continued to Scotland, ending in London for three days. This post covers our short trip to Granada to visit the Alhambra. The Journey […]

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2 days in Bologna

2 days in Bologna

When I was trying to decide where to spend two weeks studying Italian, I narrowed it down to either Lucca or Bologna. While I eventually decided on spending two weeks studying in Lucca, a few hours in Bologna the previous year had left me intrigued. All those archways, so much red, so many students everywhere, […]

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