K’gari (Fraser) Island revisited

It’s been twenty-eight long years since I sailed the great sandy straight alongside Fraser Island, Queensland. The plan was to cruise past the island, destination Moreton Bay- but the outgoing tide of the sandy straight had other ideas. We were marooned for two days waiting for the tide to turn. It

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Discover the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast's star attraction is its beaches, including the world-renowned stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise. Beyond the beaches, discover laid-back neighbourhoods, a booming culinary scene and the Gold Coast's famous theme parks. Be sure to leave enough time for a trip into the subtropical hinterland for rainforest walks and waterfalls. The Gold Coast has

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Discover the Philippines

The Philippines is rapidly emerging as the must-see destination in Southeast Asia. With its vast array of tropical islands, far flung beaches, festivals, abundance of wildlife, world renowned dive sites, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and a wide range of accommodation options from backpacking to luxurious five star resorts, this is a destination that has

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Discover Laos

Traversed by the Mekong River and mountainous terrain, Laos is a country that still holds much of its charm from yesteryear while progressing forward with a new, funky vibe. Located in South East Asia at the heart of the Indochinese peninsula, Laos is bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the

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Tour your way through WA

Travellers to Western Australia are spoilt for choice with what is on offer when exploring the region. Here are some of the top things to do when visiting Western Australia.  Latest updates for Shark Bay The World Heritage-listed Shark Bay region, located in WA’s Coral Coast – is renowned for its natural beauty, biological diversity and abundance of marine

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Conservation tours that make a difference

Travellers who are looking for a unique tour where they can get hands on involved in wildlife conservation can now choose from a selection of destinations with Where Wild Things Roam Travel. Where Wild Things Roam have launched a Travel platform offering unique tours that provide travellers with an opportunity to

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Books to inspire travel

Tucan Travel have been operating group tours for over 30 years and have offices full of wanderlust-stricken travellers with constant itchy feet. The global team understand how the right book can influence your next travel destination so in celebration of World Book Day on the 7th March 2019, Tucan Travel have compiled a list of the best travel books to

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