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Where to Eat Vegetarian and Vegan in Auckland

Vegan, Vegetarian or otherwise, you’re sure to enjoy the diverse flavours from these Auckland establishments. In all my travels, Auckland is still one of my favourite destinations to indulge in vege friendly cuisine and there’s certainly no shortage of it here. 324 more words

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7 Kiwi-Approved Auckland Coffee Shops

No visit to New Zealand would be complete without enjoying some of the superb coffee that’s on offer. Maybe I’m a little bias, but I think Auckland has some of the best cafes in the country, so I’m pleased to share my top tips on where to find a New Zealand quality coffee on your next visit. 410 more words

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5 Great Solo Travel Destinations to Visit in 2017

The really Great Solo Travel Destinations are those that are super easy to get around, encourage social interaction, have fabulously friendly local people and are relatively safe to explore on your own. 503 more words

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Ways We've Spent Christmas Around the World

For December’s blog post this year, I wanted to create something warm and fuzzy to bring together some of the amazing humans I have come to know over the last twelve months, to showcase a little bit about where they come from, perhaps where they’ve been and how different people are spending the festive season around the world. 796 more words

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Oldest Beer Brewed from Shipwrecks 220-Year-Old Yeast Microbes

Yeast microbes from the world’s oldest bottle of beer — a 220-year-old bottle found in one of Australia’s earliest shipwrecks — are being used to create a new, modern beer with the characteristic taste of the 18th-century brew. 13 more words


Let Rarotonga Take You Away | Beachin' Getaways

Let me introduce you to the Cook Islands; a place for new discoveries of long-held traditions and to relax in the overwhelming warmth of the Cook Island people and their beautiful lush environment.  529 more words

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CU-Boulder study: Ancient extinction of giant Australian bird points to humans

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January, 2016

Ancient extinction of giant Australian bird points to humans

The first direct evidence that humans played a substantial role in the extinction of the huge, wondrous beasts inhabiting Australia some 50,000 years ago — in this case a 500-pound bird — has been discovered by a University of Colorado Boulder-led team. 932 more words