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Diving in Queensland, Australia: from 14,000ft to minus 60ft

Before we visited Australia there were two things that we knew we had to do: dive the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and do our first ever Skydive.

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Cairns Skyrail by bus

A very popular day trip from Cairns is to visit the town of Kuranda by the scenic Skyrail and return via the historic railway. Kuranda is a little town in the midst of the rainforest, where you can go on walks through the lush jungle, boat along the river, visit ...

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Things to do in Tokyo before you're dead

This a roundup of a few of our most memorable sights and things we did in Tokyo.

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Climbing Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is Japan’s highest mountain at 3,776 metres, and is considered sacred by many who climb her. There‘s a limited climbing season, with routes only officially open between July and August, meaning that the trails can be very busy during this period.

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Where on earth is Nagoya?

I have to confess, I'd never heard of Nagoya before I came to Japan. It's a not so little city on the south coast of central Japan (west of Tokyo, east of Osaka). It's a major industrial center and home to Toyota, Honda and other major players ...

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do --- Mark Twain

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