Destinations

Luxury Thailand Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park

5 Reasons to Choose Thailand for a Luxury Vacation

It’s no secret that I love Thailand. But it does have a reputation for being a mecca for backpackers and budget travellers so often gets overlooked

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Why I love Thailand

11 Things I Love About Thailand

I first visited Thailand in 1992 and loved it. So when Accor Hotels invited me to go there again in 2016 I was excited but also concerned. So often

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Biking around Hoi An

Biking off the Beaten Track in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is charming but touristy. It’s especially crowded in the evenings when busloads of tourists arrive from Na Dang

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Bali Rental Villa

5 Reasons to Rent a Villa in Bali

There’s no doubt that Bali is a special place. Even though it was discovered decades ago, and is now very much part of

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I wish I was in Zimbabwe Now

I Wish I Was in Zimbabwe Now

A year in Zimbabwe shaped me and changed me like no other. The warmth and outlook of Zimbabweans coupled

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Travels with Luke

Traveling with a Teenager in Vietnam

If you’re thinking about travelling in Vietnam with a teenager it’s a choice. Once we finally got to Vietnam after the unfortunate visa debacle,

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Travel disaster: Refused entry on to plane

Travel Confession: I Wasn’t Allowed on the Plane

Our bags were packed, the sun was shining and the roads were clear. Luke and I arrived at Brisbane Airport in plenty of time for our flights to

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Travel Tips for Boomers in the USA

Top 10 Travel Tips for Boomers in the USA

The land of the brave and home of the free is strangely appealing. While I despise globalisation and Americanisms, and

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Elephant Village Luang Prabang

Elephant Village Luang Prabang: Mahout for a Day!

The Elephant Village is a brilliant day out near Luang Prabang. Check out my Steller story with links at the end. Make sure you click on the

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Capri by Fraser, Brisbane review

Sleeping Around: Capri by Fraser, Brisbane Hotel Review

For this country mouse, it’s always a thrill to hit the city, and all the more so when a romantic, child-free weekend with your beau is

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Horse-riding on Rainbow Beach

Photo Story: Horse-Riding on Rainbow Beach

Riding a horse down the beach means freedom to me in wild, beautiful scenery. It’s the perfect mother-daughter adventure, with extra brownie points for mums if your daughter

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Things to do in Honiara, Solomon Islands

10 Things to Do In and Around Honiara

When you visit the Solomon Islands you’ll probably arrive in the capital of Honiara. Honiara isn’t a tourist

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Missionary in the Solomon Islands

A day in the Life of a Modern Day Missionary

Few people are true adventurers. True adventure travellers don’t seek manmade thrills like skydiving or jetskiing, yet

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Things to do in Rainbow Beach part 1

Top 10 Things to do in Rainbow Beach

Less is more in Rainbow Beach, a little seaside town which is less developed, less flashy and less crowded

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Sofitel Hua Hin

So Sofitel Hua Hin: Luxury Meets Fun Thai Style

A massive set of marble steps lead to the open air lobby past Spot the cheetah, one of numerous animal statues that

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Author: Annabel Candy