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Walking the walk: alone and loving it on the Great Ocean Walk

Walking the walk: alone and loving it on the Great Ocean Walk

Margaret O'ConnorOct 8, 20121 Comment

Imagine escaping for a few hours by yourself to wander the coastline of the Great Ocean Road. Margaret O'Connor walked 15 kilometres and didn't lay eyes on another human being...

Rocky Road: the challenges of returning to your hometown

Rocky Road: the challenges of returning to your hometown

CrikeyDec 26, 20111 Comment

There are certain situations in life that force you to take stock. Sitting at your parents dining room table, alone, on a Friday night at age 30, is one such situation, writes Anna Daniels.

Seeing red over a trip to the Gold Coast

Seeing red over a trip to the Gold Coast

CrikeyDec 9, 20111 Comment

I was seeing red when I boarded my flight to the Gold Coast. No, Alan Joyce didn't casually end my holiday before it began. I was staring at the red, second degree sunburn all down my friend’s back and legs.

Dining at the mud buffet

Dining at the mud buffet

Claire ChaffeyDec 4, 2011

When the Gold Coast lost its shine

When the Gold Coast lost its shine

CrikeyDec 30, 201016 Comments

For many Australians and international visitors, Queensland's Gold Coast is a magical place where beautiful men and women do nothing but tan their perfectly sculpted bodies, and children run amok the beaches, happily chasing each other and collaboratively building sparkling sandcastles.

A family holiday outside the box

A family holiday outside the box

CrikeyDec 13, 20101 Comment

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From manicured hedges to Asian massage parlours

From manicured hedges to Asian massage parlours

CrikeyDec 8, 20101 Comment

In this post-GFC world, rumours abound that South Yarra has fallen from its once untarnished reputation as one of Melbourne's most exclusive inner suburbs. KR skipped to the other side of the Yarra to find out.

Bruce Poon Tip: Tourism Australia, meet Ecotourism Australia

CrikeyDec 1, 201011 Comments

This Charming Town: An outsider looking in

This Charming Town: An outsider looking in

CrikeyNov 18, 20102 Comments

There's often a lot you don't appreciate about a city until you see it from a tourist's perspective and, being Perth born and bred, I imagine that applies to Melbourne too, says Cat Walls as she takes a stroll through Australia's culture capital.

A really-long-popping-out-for-a-beer trip

A really-long-popping-out-for-a-beer trip

CrikeyOct 6, 20102 Comments

I like to pop out for a quiet beer every now and then. Sometimes I head down to my local, other times, I like to head further afield.

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