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Best Travel Time Lapse Videos of Australia

The problem: Australia is massive and there’s much to see that the average traveler can barely make it past a few highlights. The solution: Watch time lapse videos of Australia so you can cover hundreds of miles in just a few minutes. I’m joking, of course, but time lapse videos are my new obsession. These […]

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Canberra, Australia: The Musical Version

When my friend Felicity Loughrey told me that she was moving to Canberra, she emailed me a link to a video that, well, basically pokes fun at Australia’s capital city. But at least it does so musically! But hey, you gotta love a place that has a sense of humor about itself. And the lyrics […]

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Christmas Decorations Around the World: Sydney, Brussels and More

Sure, the Christmas Tree at NYC’s Rockefeller Center may be a tourist mecca, but I love it anyway. While that massive tree is one of the world’s most famous Christmas displays, most cities around the world deck the streets, parks and squares for Christmas. A round-the-world tour for the month of December to see all […]

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Deadline Is Approaching for the Best Job in the World

Last month I reported on “The Best Job in the World” contest. Australia’s Tourism Queensland is looking for an “Island Caretaker” to live on Hamilton Island in a three-bedroom house with a plunge pool for six months for approx $100,00 (AUD $150,000). The Caretaker’s main responsibility is to report back on the adventures of living […]

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Looking for the Best Job in the World?

Paging all those who are unemployed. And those who are worried they might lose their jobs in the next six months. And those who have ever dreamed of living on a remote tropical island. Well, that should cover most of you. Tourism Queensland (as in Australia) has just launched a global search to fill "The […]

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