Category Archives: Travel

The Winter Games

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Making news this fortnight, the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang is turning heads the world over. I’ve never been a fan of snow sports or the X Games, and I’ve ignored past Olympiads. This edition is the first one I’ve (kinda) … Continue reading

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Australian Open 2018

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The new tennis season kicked off and the best tennis players in the world compete in the Aussie summer of tennis. From the Hopman Cup in Perth to the Hobart International, from the Brisbane meet to the Sydney tournament, the … Continue reading

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Border Security: inside the series

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While you were sleeping, ‘Thousands of men and women dedicate their lives to protecting Australia’s border.’ The immigration series airs at most once a week on the Seven network. I remember discussing the programme in one of my electives at … Continue reading

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Skiing Perisher

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We decided to go skiing on day 3 of our vacay. We got our gear from the ski shop the day prior, including our helmets, and his poles and skis. Before booking, we phoned a shuttle service that’ll take us … Continue reading

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Snow falling in Jindabyne

Jindabyne is a small town in the middle of nowhere. Yet in spite of an ungodly location, it remains a top winter hotspot. It boasts one thing that the rest of the state cannot: being the gateway to the snow. … Continue reading

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The flawing kangaroo 

Qantas. They’re synonymous with an unblemished safety record, premium service, and are ‘the spirit of Australia’. I’ve had the pleasure of flying with them twice (one was a code share flight with Emirates). They offered hassle free travel with excellent … Continue reading

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Some winter chronicles

It’s the middle of the year and for us that means winter has arrived. You know: shorter days, colder temps, and of course torrential rain. The past week has been a classic winter one, with the drenching, 14-degree weather, and … Continue reading

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