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Sanitation is a serious issue

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We’d never heard of World Toilet Day, but after growing up in rural Australia we certainly know all about living without sanitation. A UN initiative, World Toilet Day has [...]

Another embarrassing travel moment

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I like snorkelling, but I’m certainly a novice. For a start, squeezing my body into a wet suit can be a marathon business and far from a pleasant sight. How those stitches [...]

An awkward incident in Italy

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There’s a certain hotel at Sorrento, Italy, that we won’t revisit. To be fair, a toilet cistern perched two metres up the wall is definitely a trap for young [...]

How we became travel writers

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We literally fell into travel writing at an age when most people don their slippers and think about relaxing. But, the experience has changed our lives in ways we could never [...]

The day Sue’s bra caused a near riot

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We arrived at Frankfurt Airport in a particularly busy period, enroute from Prague to Rome. Unbeknown to us, there’d apparently been a security scare. Baggage checks were [...]

How the passion pit has changed

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In 1977, we saw the first Star Wars movie at a Drive-In Theatre in Dubbo, an Australian regional city. It was particularly fitting that we also watched the latest episode of [...]

She’ll write anywhere

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Sue takes a pretty attractive photograph – on either side of the camera lens. But, lets face it, she’s not the writer in our team … unless there’s [...]