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My (Five Year) Quest for a Quokka Selfie

Look at that face, isn’t it cute – the furry thing, not me! Well, as simple a snap as this seems, it took nearly five years, at least one close encounter with poo and about 200 outtakes to achieve. Here’s my story of attempting to get the perfect quokka selfie…
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Wishlist: Seven Magic Mountains, Las Vegas

Attention, Attention – this is a public service announcement. Time is running out if you want to go and see the uber cool Seven Magic Mountains in Las Vegas. That’s them below – seven 30ft high colourful pillars of limestone created by the Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone. They went up…
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Australia’s Most Interesting Toilets

Brilliant blue sky, red earth as far as the eye can see, the chance of a roo hopping past – it’s the perfect Australian image…and it’s of a toilet. Welcome to my pick of Australia’s best loos with a view – and a chat with the woman who photographs them….
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Fashion lovers should stop off at the Vivienne Westwood Cafe in Hong Kong. All the sweet treats come with prints from her famous designs.

Squiggle Cakes at the Vivienne Westwood Cafe

Cake isn’t really my favourite thing – but when that cake comes adorned with the designs of Vivienne Westwood, I can make an exception. Cue my beeline to the Vivienne Westwood Cafe in Hong Kong to overload on fashionable sugary stuff. Why I Had to Visit The Vivienne Westwood Cafe…
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Sydney now has four bike share schemes - how do they compare? We look at Obike vs Reddy Go vs Ofo vs EarthBike

Comparing The Sydney Bike Share Companies

Red ones, yellow ones, black ones, even shiny silver ones – no, I’m not discussing my shoe collection but the sudden invasion of bike¬†share schemes on the streets of Sydney. But is there any difference between them other than colour? Here we compare the Sydney bike share companies for factors…
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Between October and November, McDougall Street on Sydney's North Shore is a must stop because of the canopy of flowering jacaranda trees the span the street. It's gorgeous.

Where to Find Sydney’s Jacaranda Tunnel

Once a year a simple residential street on Sydney’s North Shore becomes a major tourist attraction. People stand, sit or lie in the road, phones in hand – and all because the street is lined with the gorgeous purple jacaranda trees that flower right now creating a fantastic jacaranda tunnel….
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Foodies should try a whipped cream beer in Kuala Lumpur

Ten Fun Foodie Experiences in Kuala Lumpur

Medicine jelly, possibly the best banana fritters in the world, Instagram-friendly noodles for 50p – and beer with whipped cream on the top. Welcome to my slightly more unusual foodie tour of Kuala Lumpur. And it tasted really good too – well, almost all of it… Foodie Experience 1: Drink…
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There are tiny chewing gum paintings all over London's Millennium Bridge

There’s Chewing Gum Art on London’s Millennium Bridge

A tiny St Paul’s Cathedral, an ant carrying an umbrella and what looks like a tree full of people – all things you’ve probably walked past if you’ve ever crossed London’s Millennium Bridge – and they’re all painted on the chewing gum people drop there. I was a goth in…
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Wendy's Secret Garden Sydney

Why I Love Wendy’s Secret Garden

It’s taken love, loss and 25 years of dedication to create the twists and turns of Wendy’s Secret Garden in North Sydney. One visit really isn’t enough to find all the hidden treasures within it. I don’t know how many times I’d passed Wendy’s garden with absolutely no clue it…
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