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Alternative Christmas Plans

Enjoy an alternative Christmas with Love Nicola Chapman
28 October, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

Before you say no, I’m afraid that yes, Christmas is truly coming once again and thoughts of tinsel, turkey and new toys will soon be swirling around our heads. Before that though the ‘S’ word has to be dealt with. Shopping.It’s a chore to most but it really doesn’t have ...

Experience #thisisqueensland for yourself

#thisisqueensland by @sosarina Kathy McLeman
24 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

Remember we told you about the @queensland Instameet earlier this month? It was an event held by Queensland Tourism on October 4th 2014 where lots of people got together both in person and virtually (on the internet) to take great photos of Queensland and share them on Instagram. It was a record ...

Spook-tacular Halloween Hotspots

Enjoy Halloween events all around the world Kathy McLeman
21 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

Halloween is one of the world’s oldest holidays and the US leads the way in the celebrations on the 31st October. Each year 65% of Americans decorate their homes for Halloween – a percentage exceeded only by Christmas. In fact, Halloween is now America's second largest commercial holiday. While carving ...

USA West Coast – A Cuisine Apart

The freshest ingrediants available on the West Coast of the USA Kathy McLeman
16 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

According to Wikipedia, the western USA has its own cuisine – distinct from the rest of the country. Of course, the coastal western states have their wine, but the Pacific Rim has influenced the food here too, creating fusions that deliver on flavour, colour and excitement – as well as ...

Escape the cold with Emirates this winter...

Escape the cold this winter with some great offers flying with Emirates Nicola Chapman
13 October, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

England set for coldest winter in 100 years... The big freeze is coming... With headlines like this appearing in the newspapers already, perhaps it’s time to book up somewhere warm to get your fix of sunshine? Plus with some fantastic fares on offer with the award winning Emirates, there’s no better ...

Springtime in South Africa: Whales, Birds & Babies

There's nothing cuter than the baby animals of a South African Springtime Kathy McLeman
7 October, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

Locals will tell you there’s no bad time to visit South Africa’s famous Garden Route. But then, they would say that. Others will tell you that better weather in the summer makes that the perfect time to visit. Whale spotting peaks in September, there is an abundance of flowers and ...

Queensland joins the world's biggest Instameet

Queensland City Victoria Hampton
2 October, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

Australia is big – this we know. Queensland is also pretty big – in fact the United Kingdom would fit nicely inside it over seven and a half times. And now, this huge sunny state, known for mile upon mile of white sandy beaches and jungle-like interiors from whence celebrities ...

Follow the Fall in North America, USA & Canada

Nicola Chapman
29 September, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

When it comes to picture-perfect autumn scenery, New England usually basks in golden glory. While it’s certainly true that the whole region offers an impressive kaleidoscope of vibrant colours, with red, orange, yellow and purple leaves standing out against deep-blue skies, it is also true that mother nature sweeps her ...

Culinary Australia Takes on the World

Victoria Hampton
18 September, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

Australia has long been famed for its natural beauty, but these days its culinary credentials are taking the world by storm and are well worth checking out. And now, a pop-up restaurant in London’s Australia House is showcasing the best of what’s on offer and gives diners a chance to ...

Places to celebrate Thanksgiving 2014

Victoria Hampton
3 September, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

Why not shake up the status quo and celebrate the American holiday of Thanksgiving this year on 27 November?  From a romantic weekend away to a far-flung family adventure, here are some suggestions from DialAFlight of where to start a new Thanksgiving tradition:   BOSTON Head to Boston and be entertained by costumed ...

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