Is duty free shopping still a thing?

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Duty free shopping used to be one of the best things about travelling overseas but with the advent of internet shopping is this still the case?  Duty free shopping was not only seen to save you money but it also had a certain cachet of cool about it. Well-lit shops filled with glittery products that you may not normally buy, … Read More

5 fantastic cities you must see in the Netherlands

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Did you know that the Netherlands is the most densely populated country in Europe?  Just over 17 million people live in an area of approximately 45,000 square kilometres, yet it still manages not to feel crowded and busy.  Some of that may be due in part to the happy, relaxed inhabitants who still ride bicycles as a major mode of … Read More

Unusual food to try in China

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Travelling to a new country is bound to move you out of your comfort zone, especially when it comes to the cuisine as every country does things a bit differently.  Experiencing new food combinations, different ways of cooking and trying out the local delicacies is definitely one way to embrace the adventure. China is well known for what many Australians … Read More

Meet the Fleet: Princess Cruises

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No two cruises are the same just as no two cruise ships are the same. Every cruise line and cruise ship has its own history, facilities and exciting adventures to take you on.  In this blog, we are going to introduce you to the ships in the Princess Cruises fleet so if you’re planning an upcoming cruise, we’ve done some … Read More

Hidden Gems in Croatia

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Known for its spectacular beaches, stunning national parks and beautiful historic buildings, Croatia is a must-see destination in Eastern Europe.  Since the regional conflicts of the 1990’s that saw Croatia gain its independence, it has once again become a buzzing tourist hotspot with people flocking there every year to laze in the sun, take in the sights of cities such … Read More

Why your next holiday should be a river cruise

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Cruises are fast becoming the holiday of choice for millions of Australians every year and statistics are showing that nearly 1 million of those are river cruises.  Cruise companies like APT and Travelmarvel are increasing their river cruise options all the time so if going on one has been at the back of your mind then maybe it’s time to … Read More

Awesome things to do in New Zealand

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In some ways New Zealand is a lot like Australia, with its rich indigenous culture, beautiful landscapes from one end of the country to the other and friendly, relaxed people.  You’d be very mistaken though, New Zealand isn’t just a smaller version of Australia but a wonderful country with sights you won’t see anywhere else in the world. Both islands … Read More

Best time of year to visit North America

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Planning your next holiday is always exciting and full of questions, where to go next? What to see and do? After settling on a location probably the next question that you’ll be wondering is ‘When is the best time of year to go?’. Fortunately, if you’re travelling to North America then boy are you in luck! It turns out the … Read More

Carry on luggage essentials

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What to pack for a holiday is always a hot topic of conversation, it can be one of the hardest decisions about your holiday! Deciding what makes it into your carry-on luggage for long-haul flights is no exception, you don’t want to be caught without an essential item when facing an international flight with no stopovers.  We’ve made things easier by … Read More

Historic sites you don’t want to miss in Scotland

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The northernmost country in the United Kingdom, Scotland has history stretching back thousands of years, from St Andrews where the first golf game was ever held to Edinburgh Castle that saw the story of Mary Queen of Scots and Robert the Bruce unfold.  We’ve put together a small list of some historical sites that will expand your knowledge and broaden … Read More