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8 great cocktail bars around Asia

8 great cocktail bars around Asia
June 21, 2012 - 1 Comments - Jo Lane

WITH a choice of up-and-coming locales, established favourites and sophisticated hangouts, Asia is an ideal place to sip your favourite cocktail, or try out some of the local variations on the old classics. Below we’ve listed eight of our favourite spots across the region to sip a cocktail on a balmy summer evening. Whether it’s…>

Australia’s wonderfully weird place names – Part 1

Australia’s wonderfully weird place names – Part 1
May 23, 2012 - 0 Comments - Jo Lane

FROM Woop Woop to Gin Gin, Nowhere Else and Humpy Bong some of Australia’s place names really are just plain weird. While things can and do get a little topsy turvy downunder this is not just because it’s at the bottom of the earth. The penchant for using Aboriginal names for towns, hills, waterholes and…>

Shipping accident a near miss for Great Barrier Reef

Shipping accident a near miss for Great Barrier Reef
May 21, 2012 - 1 Comments - Jo Lane

A 26,070 tonne bulk sugar carrier came close to clipping Shark Reef northeast of Cooktown yesterday – a popular destination for tourists visiting Queensland’s famed Great Barrier Reef. The Hong Kong ship ID Integrity had a broken-down engine and thanks to the efforts of crews and tug boats it was hauled away from the World…>

Never too old to travel: Australia’s oldest backpacker

Never too old to travel: Australia’s oldest backpacker
May 13, 2012 - 1 Comments - Jo Lane

APPARENTLY 95 is not too old to travel according to Keith Wright. If you thought you were getting a little long in the tooth to hit the road, keep reading. At just five years short of his century birthday, Keith Wright from the Gold Coast in Queensland hits the road every second year with backpack…>

5 of Asia’s best surfspots

5 of Asia’s best surfspots
March 27, 2012 - 3 Comments - Jo Lane

IF you do plenty of saltwater dreaming and hunting around for the ultimate surfing haven, consider Asia for your next sojourn. Not only is the water warm all year round, you’re guaranteed good weather and affordable prices for the privilege. Here are five places to check out. Gold Coast, Australia How you can possibly pick…>

Brisbane named among world’s most livable cities

Brisbane named among world’s most livable cities
March 24, 2012 - 0 Comments - Jo Lane

The Queensland capital Brisbane has made the short list of cities in line for the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize. While New York was the ultimate winner, judges in Singapore yesterday gave seven cities a special mention including Brisbane, Ahmedabad (India), Copenhagen, Malmo (Sweden), Vancouver and Khayelitsha (South Africa). The award is particularly…>

Aussie beer company leases island for blokes’ paradise

Aussie beer company leases island for blokes’ paradise
March 21, 2012 - 0 Comments - Jo Lane

AUSTRALIAN men may soon have the opportunity to travel to paradise. Well it’s paradise if you like beer, a one hole golf course and the company of your mates. XXXX Gold has leased out the 6ha Pumpkin Island in the Southern Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia for three years and plans to send groups…>

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Bangkok, Pathumwan, Thailand

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LUXX

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LUXX

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The Sukhothai Bangkok

Bangkok, , Thailand

The Sukhothai Bangkok

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Lebua At State Tower

Bangkok, Bangrak, Thailand

Lebua At State Tower

The perfect blend of luxury,

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Dream Bangkok

Bangkok, , Thailand

Dream Bangkok

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