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Living somewhere affects the recommendations you give to visitors. Instead of one traveller passing on their “top tips” to another that feature big attractions and unique lodgings, you tend to build up habits and preferences that make for a less show-stopping kind of list. However, after a particularly full-on period of work and travel, I’m […]

Melbourne, Australia

Ahhh, Straddie. The feature of countless bumper stickers sitting in traffic on the Gold Coast and Brisbane, with drivers who would undoubtedly rather be sipping a frothy at the Point Lookout Surf Club.  As someone who grew up on the Gold Coast, I had – I am ashamed to admit – only visited South Stradbroke […]

Minjerribah – North Stradbroke Island