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Giddy up: it's The Shetlands

The Shetland Islands are easy to fly into even if you’re not a puffin. Flights land every day from Edinburgh and Aberdeen, mostly carrying travellers in search of sea birds. ...
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Flower festivals worth travelling for

From the vibrant and vivid rainbow of Canberra’s Floriade to the pastel pinks of Cowra’s Cherry Blossom Festival, Australian flower festivals are more popular than ever. With many festivals combining ...
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Trail explores beyond the iron harvest

Flying in over Brussels at dawn, over sites that connect the Australian Remembrance Trail, the landscape is close and small-scale. And green, so green for early summer. Under these grey ...
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Insider guides in Kyoto

A new series of insider-guided experiences has been launched in Kyoto to help visitors discover the essence of Japan’s cultural capital. And the best way to explore a new city ...
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Under the Northern Lights

The sky is painted a dull shade of Soviet grey and the ancient cobbled streets are humpy, bumpy and slippery underfoot. But in the Old Town of Tallinn, the mood ...
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Laura Restaurant, Point Leo Estate, Mornington Peninsula

It’s hard to take your eyes off the outstanding outdoor sculpture and sweeping Western Port Bay views from Laura, the Point Leo Estate Restaurant – until lunch arrives. Then it’s ...
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The Back-Roads to the front

While the rolling green hills and perfect vineyards of northern France may seem peaceful and picturesque today, they hide a gruesome past. Countless lives were lost throughout the first half ...
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4Ocean makes plastic fantastic

During a surf trip a few years ago, Alex Cooper and Alex Schulze, both of Florida, were so shocked by the amount of plastic in the ocean and on the ...
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Silversea offers standout experiences

Swimming with whale sharks and travelling to the furthest reaches of the Arctic Ice Edge are just two surprise opportunities that may await guests embarking on Silversea Expeditions. Passengers onboard ...
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