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Cheap Avios flights mixing business and economy class

Cheap Avios flights mixing business and economy class

David Whitley August 3, 2015 Comments Off on Cheap Avios flights mixing business and economy class

How a loophole in the British Airways Avios system allows you to combine classes on flights for a bargain rate.   The mixed class Avios loophole It seems that the British Airways Avios system

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The world’s greatest commutes

The world’s greatest commutes

David Whitley June 28, 2015 Comments Off on The world’s greatest commutes

For most of us, the commute into work involves a miserable crush in a crowded train carriage, face into an obese man’s armpit, knees thwacking into umbrellas and eyebrows dicing with paper cuts from

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10 great cities for outdoorsy people

10 great cities for outdoorsy people

David Whitley May 28, 2015 Comments Off on 10 great cities for outdoorsy people

For many, exploring a big city is all about the culture and food scene – after all, why go to a city if you’re wanting rural pursuits? But there are some cities that offer

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How hostels have changed

How hostels have changed

David Whitley March 9, 2015 Comments Off on How hostels have changed

Competition and the web have driven standards in hostels up – it’s time we changed our outdated mental images.   At 9pm, a united nations of travellers sits round the lounge, temporarily ignoring the

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Australian movie filming locations

Australian movie filming locations

David Whitley September 23, 2014 Comments Off on Australian movie filming locations

David Whitley takes a look at the Australian locations put on the big screen by Hollywood blockbusters and a few more niche films.   Australia Baz Luhrmann’s predictably appalling Aussie epic starred Nicole Kidman

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The best hotels in Sydney – for all budgets

The best hotels in Sydney – for all budgets

David Whitley May 1, 2014 Comments Off on The best hotels in Sydney – for all budgets

David Whitley looks at the best places to stay – from hostels to swanky casino hotels – in Sydney. The Rocks The Rocks is Sydney’s historic honeypot, where sandstone remnants of the early colonial

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The world’s weirdest airports

The world’s weirdest airports

David Whitley April 29, 2013 2

From the Elvis bar at Glasgow Prestwick to the road crossing the runway in Gibraltar, some airports are more than a little bizarre. Airports are rarely a thrilling experience, but some around the world

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Urban Aboriginal tours in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne

Urban Aboriginal tours in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne

David Whitley April 22, 2013 Comments Off on Urban Aboriginal tours in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne

You don’t have to go to the Australian Outback to experience Aboriginal culture – indigenous tour operators are offering encounters in an urban setting. In Kings Park, it is story time. Greg Nannup is

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Wallaby at Taronga Zoo, Sydney

Wallaby at Taronga Zoo, Sydney

David Whitley April 14, 2013 Comments Off on Wallaby at Taronga Zoo, Sydney

A wallaby at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, prepares to tuck into a light snack&#

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Riding a Harley Davidson down the NSW Coast

Riding a Harley Davidson down the NSW Coast

David Whitley March 30, 2013 Comments Off on Riding a Harley Davidson down the NSW Coast

David Whitley changes his tune on bikers as he rides down from Sydney to Wollongong.   Sometimes it’s good to be proved utterly wrong. For an entire lifetime up until this point, I had

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