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Fantastic Foto Friday: Perfect Roadtrip on the Great Ocean Road, Australia!

Twelve Apostle, Great Ocean Road, Australia

The Great Ocean Road is one of my favorite road trips, with stunning views all along the dramatic shore line. And the Twelve Apostle are the most amazing spot! It’s also a great getaway from Melbourne, with sandy beaches and small coastal towns to relax and enjoy a few days! If you like to drive, rent a car and try it out – it’s a trip of a lifetime!

Flights from EUR4.99 across Europe – Ryan Air Black Friday Sale

Ryan Air is not flying to the US, but that’s not stopping them from participating in the Black Friday Sale. In fact, they are making it “Seven Days of Sale”, with a different sale each day. And if you thought the 9.99 deals they were offering recently were great – their latest offer is even better with 100,000 flights from … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer devalues StarAlliance awards and introduces online booking!

Singapore Airlines (SQ) recently made changes to their KrisFlyer award program, significantly increasing the price of some awards and eliminating the online booking discount as well as fuel charges. Now, they are at it again with further award price increases of up to 25%, this time for StarAlliance partner awards, effective December 7th, 2017. The “enhancements” delivered at the same … Continue reading

Great value hotel in Manila’s Chinatown: Ramada Central

The Ramada Manila puts you in the heart of Chinatown a short ride from Manila’s old town, Intramuros, with its historic sights, making it a interesting alternative for visitors who want a more “local” feel in the neighborhood. The modern room, free breakfast and fast WiFi at a low price make it great value! … Continue reading

Top things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is a great springboard to explore South East Asia, with plenty of inexpensive flights to countless destinations in the region. But there is a lot to see and do on stop-overs in the city as well – from one of the most iconic buildings in Asia to shopping and delicious street food, there a … Continue reading

Fantastic Foto Friday: Glenelg Townhall, Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, was planned to be the capital of Australia, settled by free immigrants and not convicts like the bigger cities Sydney and Melbourne. While that plan never quite worked out, you have a very walk-able city with historic buildings like the Glenelg Townhall, a pedestrian mall and nice parks. Or you can enjoy the surrounding wine country or head out for a road trip on the Great Ocean Road!

My favorite spot for a relaxing break in Sydney: Chinese Garden

If you are looking to escape from the hustel and bustle of Sydney, Australia, you can head to the Chinese Garden at Darling Harbor. As soon as you leave the crowds of the city behind and step through the doors of the Chinese Friendship Garden, peace settles around you and you can enjoy the beautifully designed and maintained garden to … Continue reading

Accor Private Sale: 50% off hotel rooms!

Accor Hotels is running another Private Sale – book a room by November 23rd, 2017 for stays as far out as November 2018 and get up to 50% off! As always, the discounts and dates are different by region and not all hotels will have these rates for all days, so your mileage may vary! Read my post for the … Continue reading