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Half a Day on Phillip Island

Getting to Phillip Island only takes 2 hours from Melbourne, and we decided to spend the afternoon and evening there after visiting the Melbourne zoo in the morning…  There was easily enough time to do both but spending the whole day on the island is certainly easily possible and I’d love to go back and […]

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Adelaide Zoo – Review

The Collection This zoo is probably most famous for its claim of having the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere, and as such these 2 gorgeous characters obviously steal much of the show at the zoo.  They can be found just to the right of the main entrance although this takes you through the […]

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Dreamworld Gold Coast – Review

Dreamworld Gold Coast, near Brisbane and Surfers Paradise is the largest theme park in Australia and has a huge water park next door too.  It has won numerous awards for the park itself, the animal collection and various cultural exhibits too, so it’s definitely worth checking out – and not only for families either. when […]

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North America
USA

East Coast USA Road Trip Days 11 – 12

After spending some time in St Augustine, which by the way is a really fun little town, we headed for the area of the USA which everyone else seems to go to in order to have fun – Orlando, Florida.  For many people in the UK, no USA road trip (or any trip to the […]

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USA

East Coast USA Road Trip Day 10

We arrived quite late in Savannah the day prior to this, and sadly didn’t have time to really explore this beautiful town further.  However before continuing on our USA road trip further, in order to reach St Augustine we made a slight detour on our way! Day 10 – St Augustine If you are going […]

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USA

East Coast USA Road Trip Days 8 – 9

After checking out of our hotel fairly early we found that they didn’t do breakfast so headed in to town to grab a bite to eat before getting on with the next leg of our USA road trip, at Peter’s Pancakes and Waffles.  The breakfast here is absolutely brilliant, as shown by the queue to get […]

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North America
USA

East Coast USA Road Trip Day 5

The 5th day of our USA road trip was essentially a travel day between Washington DC and Luray, with a couple of activities thrown in (as it is only about a 2 hr 15 min drive from one hotel to the other).  Upon arrival in Luray it was the Best Western Intown Luray hotel which […]

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North America
USA

East Coast USA Road Trip Days 3 & 4

On the 3rd day of our USA Road Trip we left New York nice and early so we missed the rush hour traffic, which they say is between about 6:00 am and 10:00 am (although over there pretty much any time feels like rush hour) – however 6:00 am was still fairly clear.  We headed […]

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India

5 Things To Do In Chennai

When most people think about going to India they are usually thinking about places such as New Delhi and Goa, however don’t over look the south east of the country.  Whilst not as touristy there is plenty to see and do in Chennai (formerly known as Madras)!  Sadly we had a few days on which […]

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Singapore

See the Singapore Zoos

Singapore is home to 4 zoos in total all operated by Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), and if you have 2 days you should make the journey to see all of them. The order I would recommend seeing them in would be to go to Jurong Bird Park on one day and using the second day […]

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