The Cosmopolitan City

It is the City of… … boots and elegant winter scarves; multiple facial piercings on twenty-somethings; the ubiquitous spaghetti marinara on plates and menus; crisp mornings with a welcome stillness in the air; café trottoirs and restaurants with outdoor gas heaters; generous servings and warm service; a vibrant city centre …

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Gibraltar Airport Runway

Standing on the top of the rock of Gibraltar, the panoramic view below encompasses the sea, the mountain ranges and pretty coastal dwellings. And then there’s the airport. Getting from Spain to Gibraltar is via a road that intersects with the runway. Every time a plane is due to land …

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The French Riviera Comes to Coogee Beach

There are many reasons to love Sydney. On a winter’s day, you can head down to Coogee Beach for scenery like this: And like the lifeguard, you can do a double take… …thinking you’re somewhere in the south of France. Sacré bleu! There’s even a bar on the beach with …

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Top 10 Restaurant Gripes

Whether it’s the local suburban eatery, the trendy new café that has opened up the road or some of the top establishments around town, restaurant gripes can make or break the dining experience. This list was compiled over time and includes various types and classes of eateries and pertains to …

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Watson’s Bay: Another View of Sydney

Most visitors to Sydney cannot get enough of the magnificent sights of the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. But a little gem in the city’s eastern suburbs provides the traveller with an alternate perspective, with the advantage of a fabulous photo opportunity. Watson’s Bay is located approximately 14 kilometres …

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