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South Korea: Jinju Festival of Floating Lamps (Yudeung)

October 7, 20123 Comments

How to get to Jinju We departed Jeju on the morning of Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving day) and as we were checking out of our room only hotel, were asked to take a seat in the manager’s office, who proudly presented us with a massive plate of cakes each. Neither of us are really breakfast people, […]

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Malaysia: Our Return Journey to Kuala Lumpur

September 27, 20124 Comments

Kuala Lumpur is changing rapidly.  Or is it us? This isn’t the first time we’ve visited Kuala Lumpur. We last spent some time here in December 2009. I don’t know whether its KL or us that has changed, but one thing that is definitely different is our budget.  If you want you can read about […]

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Art Deco to Travel for

February 7, 20124 Comments

 Art Deco Architecture – New Zealand Style! No trip to New Zealand North Island would be complete for us without a visit to Napier and The Hastings. Napier is world renowned for its art deco architecture, but we visited Hastings first, which also has some great examples of this style of buildings. Getting to Napier […]

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Our Wellington ‘Waitangi Weekend’ Welcome

February 5, 20120 Comments

Kia Ora, and what a welcome we received from Wellington, after our ferry crossing from Picton to the North Island of New Zealand. We’re really behind with our travel blog updates, so this is going to be a very quick entry covering quite a few days. The main reason is we’ve both been really busy. […]

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Curio Bay & Porpoise Bay, NZ

January 24, 20123 Comments

A REAL Wildlife Haven Curio Bay is a must stop destination for anybody visiting New Zealand.  To get there you travel on the Southern Scenic Route highway most of the journey, which is a stunning experience in itself and then it’s a short but worthwhile detour off this road to the coast.  Summer is an […]

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