Day Trip Victoria: All that Glitters May In Fact be Gold

Tucked away just 140-odd-kilometres from Melbourne is the site of the world’s biggest alluvial gold rush, although things have quietened down considerably over the last 150 years. Take for example the rural hamlet of Fryerstown, now home to a few hundred people (ponies and dogs not necessarily included, but perhaps not excluded either), which in […]

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December 12, 2007 by
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Giving is the New Getting

Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for a new idea in gift giving this year, we have a few ideas for you. First off a Viator Travel Gift Certificate helps you put the focus on ‘doing’ instead of ‘having’, and will assist couch potatoes in your life to do something a little different on their next […]

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December 11, 2007 by
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Musings on the Macau Shopping Tour Riot

Largo do Senado, Macau I was poking through the travel news this past week and ran across an article on some tourists who were none too happy with their tour of Macau. And I admit, it does sound kind of sucky, more than 100 tourists were mad that their tour guide took them to a […]

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December 10, 2007 by
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East Coast Australia with Kid, Part 6

Editor’s Note: This is the 6th in a series of posts from John “traveler, father & wit” Ryan. He’s taking the family from Melbourne up along Australia’s eastern coast. Have kid, will travel is John’s motto. Read John’s previous post here. Unbelievable. The pool in the backyard is out of bounds! Broken filter; broken dreams! […]

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December 10, 2007 by
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My Top 10 in Family Travel for 2008

As 2007 winds to a close, it’s time to start thinking about my own personal travel wishlist for 2008. I’ve been keeping tabs on what the big media outlets are forecasting, from the New York Times’ list of 53 Places to Go in 2008 to National Geographic’s Best of Adventure in 2008. Both of these […]

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December 9, 2007 by
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The Disillusioned Dubliner: Saved by a Culchie Woman

Last Saturday — a cold, dark, late-autumn afternoon here in Dublin — Katie Lincoln (who doesn’t have enough interest in Premier League soccer to actually hate it) suddenly nudged me on the sofa. Mid-game of course. “Let’s go for a walk.” Five words usually guaranteed to bring out the childish bugbear in old Disillusioned. But […]

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December 6, 2007 by
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Nile River Cruise – Cruising Egyptian style

In my non-stop quest to make Viator the one-stop source of information for travel to Egypt… My husband and I are not what we would call ‘cruise’ people. We have never done an extended cruise and have never been inclined to do so. When planning our trip to Egypt it became apparent early on that […]

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December 5, 2007 by
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The Art of Food (and Travel)

Sad but true, most days the internet bores me. Too many dull sites, too much spam, too little good writing. But then sometimes, out of nowhere, the web gives you a one-two knockout punch of happiness. Today is such a day. The reason? Here’s the long-story-short version. My wife likes to cook as much as […]

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December 4, 2007 by
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East Coast Australia with Kid, Part 5

Editor’s Note: This is the 5th in a series of posts from John “traveler, father & wit” Ryan. He’s taking the family from Melbourne up along Australia’s eastern coast. Have kid, will travel is John’s motto. Read John’s previous post here. We’ve arrived in Brisbane, Queensland, our little boy (20-month-old Seamus), mum and dad. We’re […]

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December 3, 2007 by
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When Heartbreak Turns to Never Never Again

Editor’s note: This is the latest in a series of articles about Darwin, Alice Springs, and the quirkiness that is the Northern Territory of Australia by Jack Brown. You can read Jack’s previous post here, to catch up on where the road’s taken him. HEARTBREAK HOTEL, NT, AUSTRALIA: When heartbreak strikes — could it be […]

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December 1, 2007 by
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