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Australia Day Celebration

Photo of the Week: Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Celebrations Australia Day, celebrated on the 26th January has a different meaning to different people. For those of British decent, it celebrates the day that Captain Arthur Phillip claimed the great southern land for  his King, George III in 1788. For many other Australians who have immigrated from over 200 other nations, the …

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Photo of the Week: Aerial View of Southern Alps

This week’s Photo of the week comes from Juno Kim of RunawayJuno.com  “Do you have any window seat left?” is the typical question I ask at the ticket check-in counter. Like many other travelers, I prefer a window seat. Maybe because it’s slightly more private than an aisle seat, or I don’t have to move …

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Photo of the Week: Lake Tekapo New Zealand

Lake Tekapo New Zealand This week’s Photo of the Week comes from Juno Kim of RunawayJuno.com Lake Tekapo is a small town in the middle of the South Island of New Zealand. It is usually a transit place to or from Dunedin because there is nothing exciting to see or do there. However Lake Tekapo became …

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Photo of the Week: Raglan, New Zealand

This week’s Photo of the Week comes from Matt Kyhnn of BackpackingMatt.com Raglan is an epic little surf town found about two hours south of Auckland – the characterless city of New Zealand’s North Island. It seems to exist if nothing else for the fantastic surf beaches which are found just outside of town. Immediately after …

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