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The Bunyip Scenic Rim Resort

There are times when you just need to unplug yourself from Everyday Life and go somewhere to gain some much needed perspective.  For me, that place is and always will be Africa.  689 more words


Strasbourg - French-style Germans, or German-style French?

Strasbourg, lying in Alsace just over the French border, is a Germanic-French city which many discard as simply an extension of Germany. True, when I visited it may as well have been Germany – the tourists outnumbered the locals by a huge margin. 348 more words

Cities & Culture



  1. NH Hotel Heidelberg
  2. Hotel Goldene Rose

Straight out of Hansel & Gretel. Heidelberg is the quintessential German fairytale town. I’ve been three times now and it never gets old. 490 more words

Cities & Culture

The Mosel Valley

Top 5 For the Mosel Valley

  1. White wine tasting – obviously.
  2. A stroll along the beautiful riverbank and up through the vineyards.
  3. Rent bikes to travel between the towns.
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