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The Neon Museum in Las Vegas contains an amazing collection of old signs from the city. It's a bit tourist attraction but here's nine reasons why I really, really love it.

Nine Things I Love About The Neon Museum

I first saw the Neon Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada in a magazine in the 1980s. There was a beautiful model standing, surrounded by scrap metal in what looked like a junkyard – but looking closer I realised it wasn’t any ordinary metal, it was old faded signs.   I…
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If you're looking for where to see kangaroos in Perth, we'd suggest the John Forrest Tavern - it's a pub with a beer garden full of wild roos.

John Forrest Tavern: Where to See Kangaroos in Perth

One of my fondest travel memories was visiting a beer garden in Germany frequented by deer – we drank steins, they nibbled grass – it was great. So when I heard about the John Forrest Tavern and its beer garden of friendly kangaroos near Perth, Western Australia it immediately became…
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What's it like to visit the Unicorn Cafe Bangkok?

Getting My Fluffy Fix at Bangkok’s Unicorn Cafe

Every so often I get a message on my Facebook page from a friend saying ‘saw this place and thought of you’…this place is the Unicorn Cafe in Bangkok. And when I went to Bangkok earlier this year it was literally the first place I went. Which proves two things…
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Muriel's Wedding:The Musical has an on stage wedding guest ticket option. But what's it like to be in the show?

How To Be On Stage In Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical

Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical is currently the hot stage show to see in Sydney, but what you might not realise is you can actually go on stage and be part of the performance with an On Stage Wedding Guest ticket – but what exactly does that involve? I found out (the…
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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 Unusual 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 most interesting and unusual toilets – 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, Hong Kong

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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