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Dubai Budget Sightseeing

April 14, 20132 Comments

In our last post we covered the basic costs of visiting Dubai on a budget, here we tell you how you can have fun Dubai Sightseeing without breaking your budget. Dubai Budget Sightseeing: Deira Old Town The Dubai Museum  and the adjacent  Grand Mosque of Dubai began our cheap sightseeing day.  The museum entrance fee […]

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No place like Northlands, NZ

February 11, 20122 Comments

Our time in New Zealand is fast coming to a close, but we had just enough time to spend a couple of days in Northland to view the Bay of Islands and discover the site of the Waitangi Treaty We found a lovely private owned campsite at Sandspit about an hours drive through Auckland, it […]

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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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Australia: Sydney Opera House and Bridge

January 5, 20120 Comments

There are some who believe that architecture isn’t important, that it is merely a straightforward academic function to design a building that serves the purpose of the activities that are going into it, across it or under it. Those people are fools and the two icons that stand proudly facing each other across Sydney Harbour […]

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