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Check out our new section of the site: Destinations

© Martin Drury 2011

Good morning lovelies! To make it easier to find articles and photos of some of our favourite locations, we have created a new section of the site: Destinations. Under the tab, located on the main menu, you can find information

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Posted in Activities, Advice, Photography, Travel, Writing

200 followers – thank you!!

Tracey and Marty in Istanbul

Thank you to everyone who visits our site and likes and follows our posts. We really appreciate your support – it inspires us to continue to write and publish our travel stories. Don’t forget – we welcome guest contributions (like

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Tilley’s – a Canberra institution

Lights at Tilley's

When we first arrived in Canberra in 2001, we lived in a tiny apartment in the infamous Brigalow Court in O’Connor. The rent was cheap, it was close to the school, the university and located opposite the Lyneham shops. In those

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Posted in Cuisine, Events, Travel

Canberra Trash and Treasure Market

Last weekend, we went to the Trash and Treasure Market at Jamison. It was my first time going to the market, as I am usually not awake early enough. Luckily it was the first day we turned the clock back,

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Spa and Sauna Culture in Australia

Australia is one of the hottest, driest countries in the world. For that reason, water sports, swimming and going to the beach are popular activities, especially for the 85% of the population that live near the coast. As mentioned in an

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Idyllic Canberra Sunday

Today was pretty much my idea of a perfect Sunday in Canberra. After sleeping in just a little and catching up on some household chores, we headed off to the Old Bus Depot Markets and Fyshwick Markets. After we stocked up, we

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Gunning for an Adventure

In an earlier post titled Weekends in Canberra, I promised to write some articles about some of the things you can do around the ACT (Australian Capital Territory) and southern highlands region. Today we made our way to the Harvest

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