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DO A STOPOVER ON LONG FLIGHTS - HYATT REGENCY HONG KONG

As is my usual practice, even when flying Business Class, I prefer to break long flights with a stopover. Our flights, Sydney/Hong Kong/Doha/Athens, made Hong Kong the obvious choice. 328 more words

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT AIRLINE SEATS CAN BE A MINEFIELD

As a fulltime travel writer, I naturally travel a great deal. One of my favourite topics is cruising, but getting to various ships spread around the world can often be a problem… 697 more words

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BORODIN QUARTET RETURNS TO SYDNEY

The legendary Borodin Quartet, presented by Musica Viva, will return to Sydney for performances at the City Recital Hall Angel Place on Monday, 29 September at 7pm and Saturday, 11 October at 2pm. 125 more words

THE RIGHT SUITCASE CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE

In the excitement of planning a trip, the priority for most people is selecting the destination. Once this has been decided on, the tickets booked, hotels chosen and research carried out on sightseeing activities, travellers begin to think about another important aspect of their trip, the luggage. 462 more words

CENTENNIAL PARK GARDEN SHOW

The second Australian Garden Show Sydney, the leading floral, gardening and lifestyle show in South East Asia, is now on display in Centennial Park until Sunday, 7 September. 377 more words

LUXPERIENCE SHOWCASES THE BEST IN TRAVEL

With a change of venue to Wharf 3 at Walsh Bay, Luxperience has returned to Sydney, bigger and brighter than before. Held over four days, this annual travel trade event, the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, showcases luxury and high-end travel products on offer from Australia and various countries around the globe, to overseas and local buyers. 249 more words

KAHALA HOTEL & RESORT, OAHU, HAWAII Review by John Pond

Recently I was in Honolulu for several weeks on a business trip. For most of my visit I was accommodated in beachfront Waikiki properties, but as my stay grew to an end, I felt I deserved a few days of relaxation at one of Hawaii’s best resorts. 392 more words