Family Travel Guide to Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii

If you’re staying in Rome, you might that think that a day trip down to visit Pompeii, and possibly even Mount Vesuvius, is an ambitious goal. You might even be told this by other people who’ve been there. Yes, it does make for a long 13-hour+ day and, yes, there are a few things that…

Atlantis the Palm, Dubai – a review

  Atlantis the Palm is one of the most famous resorts in Dubai – or, indeed, the world. For many travellers, you need only say the name and they’ll know what you’re talking about: that pink hotel with the hole in the middle, built at the tip of the Palm Jumeirah, with its very own waterpark…

Living List Tick: Visit Gallipoli (Bonus: on the 100th Anniversary of the Anzac landings)

Dear Karen, On behalf of the Australian Government and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, we are very pleased to inform you that your application for a double pass to attend the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Gallipoli on 25 April 2015 has been successful. You might recall my post from a year ago announcing my…