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In Pursuit of the Northern Lights 2019

In Pursuit of the Northern Lights 2019

by Cathi Burnett-Cosgrove, February 2019 We left Australia on a hot Summer’s day and arrived into Oslo blanketed in heavy snow… This was just the beginning of a magical experience; I could go so far as to say it was a surreal experience and one that will long stay with each guest. The Northern Lights …

South African Safari

Southern African Safari

by Marcus Macdougall, October 2018 We flew out of Launceston and stayed overnight in Sydney for an early morning flight from Sydney to Johannesburg. We enjoyed our Qantas flight in the ‘quiet’ area of economy, where there is a curtain to divide you from the potential noise of the main economy cabin. Arrival in to …

European River Cruising: Amsterdam to Nuremburg

by Shanae Sexton, September 2018 In September I had the pleasure of sailing on the Travelmarvel Diamond, from Amsterdam to Nuremburg along the Rhine & Main Rivers. This was my first experience of river cruising and it certainly exceeded my expectations. Travelmarvel were exceptional hosts and everything from the safety briefing to the excursions off …

Travel Italy with Peter Gee in 2019!

Peter Gee - Venice - Italy

Italy evokes images of rolling green Tuscan hillsides, dramatic coastlines, blue lapping waves, fascinating history, and incredible food & wine. We sat down with Peter Gee ahead of his 2019 tour of Italy to discuss what he loves about this amazing destination. Why do you love travelling? Travelling has helped make me the person I …

Mystical Morocco with Cathi

Mystical Morocco

by Cathi Burnett-Cogrove Travelling to Morocco during their Spring provides sights to behold!  This was the second tour that I have escorted to this incredible country so I was very aware of what was to unfold.  My guests were excited about the prospect of experiencing the magic of Morocco but had little idea that this …

Western Canada with Rose Hurle

Rose Canada

by Rose Hurle, April 2018 During April I was lucky enough to visit Western Canada with Scenic Tours. Being the type of person to always pick a hot destination over a cold one due to my love of beaches, Canada hadn’t been on the top of my list, but I am so pleased to have …

India

Shanae India

by Shanae Sexton, November 2017 Recently I was lucky enough to be invited on a 6 day sampler for one of Contiki’s new India itineraries, with several other travel agents from around the globe. India wasn’t next on my travel list, but I am so glad I took the opportunity, as I have come back …

The Best of Northern Spain & Bordeaux

Spain & Bordeaux - Cathi Burnett-Cosgrove

by Cathi Burnett-Cosgrove, September 2017 We are privileged to walk the very soil that both kings and pilgrims trod before us As we wander through castles, chateaux and wooded lanes Dreams become a joyous reality As our palates delight in delicacies of both food and wine Ancient skies adorned with billowing clouds Criss-crossed with vapour …

Southern Africa with Scenic

by Brooke Allison, November 2017 I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to travel to my #1 bucket list destination, Southern Africa, with Scenic. No words can describe the sheer beauty, joy & experience that Southern Africa offers. From the mountainous coast line of South Africa, to the rugged private reserve in Thornybush …

Southern Italy

Courtney Southern Italy

by Courtney Bell, July 2017 In July, I was lucky enough to experience Italy with Insight Vacations, on a luxury coach tour! Sometimes overlooked or disregarded, coach touring is a brilliant way to see everything; sitting at this height, you can see landscapes changing and locals going about their day, with the bonus of being able …

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