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Immerse yourself in Sabah’s Mari Mari Village

Expecting a boring historical lesson delivered by a few slideshow presentations, I was amazed at what Mari Mari Cultural Village has achieved. Located deep in the countryside about 25 minutes from the modern and developing Kota Kinabalu city, the village operates as more than just a museum that preserves Borneo ethnic

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Hotel Review: Shangri La Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

If you want to see the best sunset over the ocean that Sabah can offer, then you need to stay at the Shangri La Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa. Surrounded by the familiar lush rainforests that blanket Borneo, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa is just a short drive from down

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Hotel Review: Shangri La Rasa Ria

Just 40 minutes’ drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport you come across a lush tropical rainforest that meet the seas of Pantai Dalit, and Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort. Set amidst a nature reserve, the resort enchants with its natural magic, as the resort’s traditional Malay feel blends harmoniously into the

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Flight Review : Royal Brunei Airlines

Routing:               Melbourne – Bandar Seri Begawan – Melbourne Aircraft:                787 Dreamliner Class:                     Business Airline Code:        BI   Check In Melbourne Airport does not have a Royal Brunei Lounge so travellers in Business Class have access to the Cathy Pacific Lounge. Business Class travellers receive priority check in and express passes through customs. The

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Tawali Resort, Papua New Guinea’s place of rest

There is something mysteriously arousing about this place of rest. Rugged coastline blanketed in dense jungle reaches out to touch the calm lapping waters of the bay in a friendly greeting. The air is still yet filled with a chorus of birds singing unfamiliar tunes. The jungle stretches beyond the shoreline

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Holidaying the Samoan Way

When exploring the natural treasures of Samoa, it was time to discover a bit about the country’s history, culture and way of life. The morning started with a visit to the famous Scottish poet and author’s old residence, the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum. After falling in love with Samoa, Robert Louis Stevenson

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Hotel Review: Cradle Mountain Lodge

An easy two hour drive from Launceston through the scenic Tasmanian countryside you’ll find Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge. Perched on the edge of the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair National Park, it’s safe to expect an iconic wilderness experience here, and it doesn’t disappoint. The moment you

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Hotel Review: Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa

Situated on prime beachfront in Seminyak, Bali and lined with coconut palms is Anantara Seminyak Resort & Spa. This resort is all about location, location, location. The direct beach access means guests can not only enjoy the resort facilities, but can dive into Balinese culture and unique island discoveries straight from the

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