Mount Warning Tours – Eat Stay Play

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Mount Warning Tours – Eat, Stay & Play Tweed Valley Mount Warning Tours – Eat Stay Play is another entry into our series where we recommend things to see and do in one particular area. At the end of last year, I entered a competition for a 4wd half day tour courtesy of Mount Warning Tours in the beautiful Tweed Valley. To my delight (and surprise!) I won the tour with Mike and his team. As Mike learned I am a travel blogger he was very keen to showcase the Tweed Valley and surrounds to promote the area as one of NSW…

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Kota Kinabalu

By | Asia, Sabah, Trips | 5 Comments

A-Z Guidebook – Kota Kinabalu Sabah Malaysia Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah a state of Malaysia. Kota Kinabalu or as the locals refer to it, KK Malaysia is a north-eastern state of Borneo sitting on a harbour surrounded by rainforests and national parks. I was hoping for a sleep in, on our first morning In Kota Kinabalu and although it was 6am in Australia it was still only 4am in Kota Kinabalu so I tossed and turned for a few hours, until daybreak. Sitting overlooking the harbour, staring out the window I watched as the bay started another day….

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Travelling To Bali For First Timers

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Travelling To Bali For First Timers Travelling to Bali for the first time? When people learn I’ve travelled to Bali many times in the past 15-20 years they hit me up for all the best tips for travelling to Bali. I’ve been asked by Kevin’s daughter to write this post especially for people travelling to Bali for the first time. The following tips and guide about travelling to Bali are completely based on my first-hand experiences plus few tips from the many friends that holiday in Bali regularly. You’ll notice their input around the best Bali surf report and best places to surf…

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What To Do With Only One Day In Chicago

By | Chicago, Trip Reports, Trips, U.S.A. | 8 Comments

What To Do With Only One Day In Chicago One day in Chicago only to go see all the sights? With only a three-day visit  and only one day in Chicago as a tourist, I wondered how I could possibly narrow it down with all that there is to see in the windy city. I traveled specifically to Chicago for a Mastermind conference over a weekend and arrived on Thursday afternoon to allow at least one day to become acclimatized, both to any jet lag I might have had (and I did) and also to the colder weather. Before I…

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What to Take to Bali Your Essential Bali Packing List

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What to Take to Bali – Your Essential Bali Packing List What to take to Bali will cover most tropical destinations if you are heading off to a beautiful sandy beach. If you are heading to a place that has high humidity the best Bali travel advice I have for you is travel light! While that may seem a no brainer if we don’t follow a packing guide or packing checklist we tend to over pack. I’m not perfect at the art of packing light however I am much better than I use to be, recently I traveled to Chicago with…

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