Visiting Taiping

Unassuming And Tranquil In Northern Malaysia, there is a lovely verdant town called Taiping. It translates to ‘everlasting peace’ and is an unassuming and tranquil place, largely unknown to international travellers. It holds no tickets on itself and seems happy to keep its quaint and old-fashioned charm a secret from the rest of the world. I recently visited this hidden gem. A Heritage Town Approximately …

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Launceston Tasmania

Tamar River, Launceston A little bit of paradise! Arriving in Launceston, Tasmania, I immediately felt a calmness come over me. It’s so tranquil and beautiful here. Only one hour flight from Melbourne or you can take the Spirit of Tasmania ferry to Devonport, which is about 9 hours, and you have the option of taking your car. I’ve gone both ways and I was rather … Continue reading Launceston

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Parma

Charming and Delightful A Must-See! A charming city renowned as Italy’s food capital, Parma is a gastronomic delight. It is located in northern Italy approximately an hour and a half drive south of Milano. Here you will find the birthplace of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Parma is also famous for Prosciutto di Parma or Parma Ham, the home of Barilla Pasta, Guiseppe Verdi (the opera composer) and loads more… It …

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Kota Kinabalu

A Gem On The Island Of Borneo This gem on the island of Borneo is in Sabah, Malaysia and I was pleasantly surprised to find it is rich in natural beauty. Kota Kinabalu has a diverse wildlife, a coral reef and Mount Kinabalu which is the highest peak in Malaysia, listed as a natural world heritage site. It is also a very beautiful holiday location. …

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Houses on the lake with mountains in the background

Lake Como In Winter

Any location with water views is lovely, but Lake Como in the North of Italy is one of the most beautifully picturesque lakes in the world. It has long been a favourite holiday destination for celebrities and tourists since Roman times. With the Alpine backdrop, clear blue water, stately villas and waterfront eateries, you can see the undeniable attraction of this part of Italy. I …

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