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G'day Sydney

We were welcomed to Sydney with dark grey skies and rain, yet it was still warm. It’s Autumn in Australia right now but the temperature is just right. 1,907 more words

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Own a piece of Menokin. Buy a chance to win this lovely artwork.

At this year’s Menokin Music Festival you will have the chance to win this beautifully framed and signed print of an architectural detail of the house. 87 more words

Menokin

What we saw in Singapore

We fell in love with Singapore at first sight. It’s just our kind of city. Great architecture, great food, great engineering and great people. It has the buzz of London yet is a lot more laid back with it. 1,046 more words

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Florence, Italy

This hedonist has found her spiritual habitat.

Florence, home to greats including Michelangelo, Galileo, Dante, Botticelli, and one day, me. I spent three nights and two days floating around this awesome city from one masterpiece, through cobbled streets, to another, stopping along the way to feast on its culinary and liquid delights. 516 more words

Tourism

On Suicide

Since 3 died, I’ve maintained that the manner of his death really isn’t that important to me. Yes, there are certain grief quirks that are unique to suicide – lack of “someone else” to blame, the thankfully outdated history of theological implications, etc. 617 more words

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Photo Gallery: The Eiffel Tower through the years

Yesterday marked the 125th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Originally completed in 1889, the Tower was to be the central feature of the  340 more words

Art And Culture

For the Roman Church Itinerary

When it comes to churches, the city of Rome has plenty to offer – more than 900 in fact. They make an important stop for any Art appreciator as these churches often hold key works by famous Old Masters (such as Raphael, Michelangelo, and Caravaggio), usually displayed in the setting they were originally intended for. 993 more words

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