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Palacio Barolo, Buenos Aires

A tour of Palacio Barolo is the best way to see the best view over the city of Buenos Aires. The lighthouse at the top is a vertigo-inducing marvel, well worth the narrow spiral staircase climb to the top. 239 more words

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Cascade Falls

Cascades Rainforest Walk is located at the base of Macquarie Pass in the Macquarie Pass National Park. This is a half hour drive from Wollongong at the back of Albion Park. 141 more words


Fitzroy Falls

Fitzroy Falls are located in the Southern Highlands. It is just over one hour south of Wollongong. The Falls are found in the northern end of Morton National Park. 177 more words


Quick escapes from Madrid

The scorching summer continues here in Madrid, the 40+ degree heat lasts well into the evenings and a friend of mine likened the sporadic breeze to someone opening an oven. 1,384 more words

Stormy Anilao: BV killer

Tried and tested: Vitamin sea heals all wounds.

Been a little stressed out by work this last month—or the lack of it; feel free to auction me off to the highest bidder—so when my editor G invited me to come to Anilao, Batangas with the full cast of her very Modern Family, the only reply to come out of my mouth was a very eager YES (!!!). 458 more words


Colonia del Sacramento

Just a hop, skip, and a jump across the river from Buenos Aires, a little tranquil town allows for a lovely escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. 444 more words

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My Illawarra Bucket List

I think it is about time I set up a bucket list of things to do in the Illawarra. Some of them I have already done others I haven’t. 183 more words