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There’s still plenty of evidence to be seen of Ballarat’s heyday. About 120 kilometres west of Melbourne, Ballarat was the epicentre of Victoria’s gold rush back in the mid 1800s. There are amazing old colonial [Read more...]

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What is there to say about the extraordinary Mona in Hobart? This is an art gallery-cum-museum that will shake your perceptions of art to the core – and the bonus is there is a number [Read more...]

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At 69 degrees north, exploring the Norwegian city of Tromso puts you firmly inside the arctic circle. It’s an extraordinary landscape, surrounded by snow-topped mountains and fjords. Everywhere you go in this amazing world, one [Read more...]

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After the permagloom of Tromso in the winter, Oslo had slightly more daylight and rather less snow in the streets. It was time to get out and about and find some fun local haunts. One [Read more...]

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Whether you eat out all the time or it’s a less frequent pastime, the experience can be greatly enhanced by engaging with your wait staff but, sadly, some people don’t know how to be a [Read more...]

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There’s no shortage of Italian food in Melbourne but there’s only a handful of places that constantly create a buzz. One of those is Osteria Ilaria. Osteria Ilaria is about twice the size of its [Read more...]

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Central Sydney has come a long way in terms of spots to eat out but in Greedy Girl’s humble opinion it has struggled in the moderately-priced category. No doubt taking rental space in Australia’s biggest [Read more...]

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About an hour by ferry from Hong Kong, Macau is a mecca for gamblers which, depending on your predilections, is a good or a bad thing. It’s hard to get away from the constant enticements [Read more...]

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Having visited a number of other cities in China, there’s no doubt Shanghai is the most international. That’s due in no small part to the large number of expats who bring a strong demand for [Read more...]

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Travelling independently in China can be a challenge for those without any local language skills. Starting your visit in Shanghai, arguably the most ‘western’ of mainland Chinese cities, can lull you into a false sense [Read more...]

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