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7 Unforgettable Things You Can Only Do in Port Alfred

EXCERPT: Until now Port Alfred’s byline has been ‘retirement village’. But this is changing fast as a younger set and their children move into the portside village seeking an alternative and slower lifestyle. As a result, it’s inspiring to discover that the town has its own micro-brewery alongside the river, a trendy courtyard lifestyle centre, a marina with blue flag status, a handful of really good restaurants, and a series of activities to keep you busy for a week. Port Alfred lies bang smack in the middle of the Sunshine Coast with typically mild weather that translates into beach days, even in winter. Named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s second son, Prince Alfred, it’s been here almost 200 years… Once it gave up on the idea of functioning as a major seaport, thanks to the sandbank at the mouth of the Kowie River, its navigable river and great beaches began to function as a mini Riviera on the Sunshine Coast. Here’s our list of 7 things...

12 Fun Family Activities for Lake District England

EXCERPT: The Lake District is a National Park based primarily in Cumbria in the North of England. It is well known for beautiful countryside, stunning lakes and waters, and for its range of activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into adventure holidays, looking for a romantic break, or you want to sample some of the culinary delights and local drinks that are available, you can plan a great holiday with something for people of every age and interest. Lake District family holidays do require some planning though. The weather in the UK is unpredictable. The Lake District National Park suffers some of the highest rain levels in the UK. Even if you are visiting in summer, you should pack lightweight rainproof clothing. There are indoor and outdoor activities to fill your time, so plan ahead....

The Most Photogenic Locations in Australia

EXCERPT: After adventuring Down Under twice, I have only scratched the surface of Australia’s fascinating landscapes. On my trips, I covered Sydney’s Bridge Climb, the Blue Mountains, Ayers Rock, and the Great Barrier Reef. However, I didn’t get to even a third of what I wanted to see. That’s why I enlisted the help of Sam, a fellow travel writer and adventurer, to highlight some of the most photogenic locations in Australia. Sam, the floor is yours! Take it away!

Australia is one of the most exquisite and picturesque continents on the planet. Still, a considerable portion of it remains an enigma to the rest of the globe. This big country is blessed with numerous pristine beaches marvelous deserts, beautiful mountain ranges, dense forests and beautiful valleys. Well then, here are the most photogenic locations in Australia that you must see in your next vacation Down Under....

5 of the best adrenaline-infused activities in New Zealand

EXCERPT: New Zealand is a place of vast landscapes, from volcanic mountains, glaciers, rainforests, emerald lakes to pristine beaches. Given the great diversity, it’s the perfect place to get adventurous. Numerous insane excursions can be found on the islands, and the laid back, friendly mentality of the area balances it all out for the perfect vacation.... INCLUDED: Glow worm cave tubing, Skydiving over the Fox Glacier, Quad biking near the Franz Josef Glacier, Zorbing in Roturua, Riding the Nevis Swing

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5 WEIRD Foods You Must Try in New Zealand!

EXCERPT: Today I’ve got a post from Henry who runs a quirky YouTube Channel about life in New Zealand. Have a look at him poking fun about the country that’s located the furthermost distance way from anywhere else on the planet. He was direct and honest and wanted me to pimp it out on this website – and he kindly reciprocated by providing some content about some weird arse food that you can try in the Land of the Long White Cloud. Anyway, here it is....