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My Top 3 Picks in Siem Reap – A Hotel, Restaurant & Food Tour

20/06/2016 | By

Every traveller needs a bed and wants to eat well – I give my top 3 picks for a hotel, restaurant and food tour in Siem Reap.

Siem Reap Viroth's Hotel

Siem Reap’s proximity to the magnificent Angkor temples of the old Khmer kingdom make it one of Cambodia’s most popular tourist spots.

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Southern Flinders Ranges – A Surprising Food Bowl

17/06/2016 | By

The catchphrase on the Southern Flinders Ranges official website is “Naturally Unexpected” – and this fertile food bowl was certainly a surprise to me.

Southern Flinders Ranges view

I’ve got to the jaded, cynical point in my life where I’d like to think that not much can surprise me – this is despite the fact that I’m constantly being surprised. Obtuse of me, I know.

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An Insiders Look at Some Barossa Valley Secrets

23/05/2016 | By

I became a tourist in my own backyard, on a Tasting Australia tour with Maggie Beer, and discovered extraordinary Barossa Valley Secrets!

barossa valley secrets - a pipe organ

I’ve lived in South Australia for pretty much all of my life and if you asked me if I was familiar with the Barossa Valley, I think I’d reply with a fairly confident “yes”.

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Hidden Hong Kong – the Nan Lian Garden

18/04/2016 | By

Hong Kong’s Nan Lian Garden- a surprising 3.5 hectares of lush greenery, traditional Tang-style architecture and soul-restoring tranquility in busy Kowloon.

Hong Kong's Nan Lian Garden

Just when I think I may be getting tired of Hong Kong I find yet another hidden gem in this utterly manic city.

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Top 5 Things to do in Amsterdam

28/03/2016 | By

My pick of the top 5 things to do in Amsterdam – and they don’t cost a fortune!

amsterdam canal

Amsterdam, in the province of North Holland in the Netherlands, is a beautiful city and, while it is popular for one or two particular recreational pursuits, there is plenty to do for those whose interests are a little less intemperate.

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Basilica di Superga, Turin

21/03/2016 | By

Sitting high on a hill, overlooking Turin, is the Basilica di Superga – a magnificent Baroque church and the site of great tragedy as well as great beauty.

Turin's basilica di superga

High on a hill, overlooking the city of Turin is the magnificent, Baroque Basilica di Superga, a church dedicated to Our Lady of Grace and built from 1717 to 1731.

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