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[27 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 137 views]
Samsung Galaxy Camera Pictures on The Sun Daily Malaysia

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Samsung Galaxy Camera Pictures on The Sun Daily Malaysia
I love photography and I started this hobby a few years ago. Hence, I owned quite a few cameras, ranging from weatherproof camera to compact camera, mirror-less camera, smart camera and full frame DSLR.
One of my favourite cameras of all is the Samsung Galaxy Camera. It is the most flexible camera in terms of weight, function and quality. It has been my traveling buddy since late last year.
On one of my latest media trip to South Australia, I only brought two cameras, …

AUSTRALIA, Australia - Port Lincoln, Australia - South Australia, Places, TRAVEL »

[22 Mar 2013 | One Comment | 273 views]
The Legendary Melbourne Cup Makybe Diva Statue

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The Legendary Melbourne Cup Makybe Diva Statue
Melbourne Cup is the most prestigious and most expensive “two mile” handicap in the world. It is marketed as “the race that stops the nation!” It is so huge, it is even a public holiday in Victoria for Melbourne Cup and I heard some companies will actually have a live viewing session in the office.

In the history of Melbourne Cup there could be only one legendary horse, she is British born Makybe Diva. The winner of Melbourne Cup in a record of three times …

AUSTRALIA, Australia - Hobart, Australia - Tasmania, Food »

[20 Mar 2013 | 4 Comments | 485 views]
Pier One Restaurant and Bar, Wrest Point Hobart

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Pier One Restaurant and Bar, Wrest Point Hobart
This was one of the best dinners I had in Tassie (Tasmania). Pier One Restaurant and Bar is located within Wrest Point hotel, one of the iconic hotels in Hobart.
Australia’s first casino, Wrest Point overlooks Hobart’s harbour and is a popular waterside venue for entertainment and dining. Refurbished rooms and suites are styled with natural timber; the gaming rooms break with tradition and feature windows with river views; and other facilities include the tower-top The Point Restaurant, dining in Pier One overlooking the …

AUSTRALIA, Australia - Port Lincoln, Australia - South Australia, Featured, Food, Headline, Places, TRAVEL »

[14 Mar 2013 | 8 Comments | 789 views]
Top 5 Must Try Food in Port Lincoln

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Top 5 Must Try Food in Port Lincoln 
It is one of the upcoming tourist towns in Australia and it is still unknown to many. It is Port Lincoln is a city in South Australia on Boston Bay of Eyre Peninsula. It is discovered by Matthew Flinders in February 1802 and he named it Port Lincoln where Flinders came from.

Aerial view of Port Lincoln.
The city is best known for its fishing industry, and the city is reputed to have the most millionaires per capita in Australia! Since the city is flourished …

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[13 Mar 2013 | 5 Comments | 890 views]
Matta Fair 2013 Australia Holiday Packages

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Matta Fair 2013 Australia Holiday Packages
It is hard to believe that it is March already! Have you been traveling or planning for a great holiday? How about a holiday in Australia – find out why it’s known as a zoo without fences or explore the country on a self drive holiday.

 
If you are planning to visit Australia soon then you should visit the MATTA Fair 2013 at PWTC from 15th to 17th March 2013 (this weekend). There are plenty of great deals on offer there.

Book your Australian holiday at the …

AUSTRALIA, Australia - Kangaroo Island, Australia - Kingscote, Australia - South Australia, Headline, Places, TRAVEL »

[11 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 577 views]
Pelican Feeding at Kingscote Pier, Kangaroo Island

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Pelican Feeding at Kingscote Pier, Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island is the third largest island in Australia and located in South Australia near Adelaide. It is popular for its wildlife conservation efforts with only a few thousand residents on this island. The size is of the island is larger than Singapore as I was told.
There are only two options to travel to this beautiful island and it is either by airplane or by boat. We took flew in with REX Airlines. We stayed three days on Kangaroo Island and we were amazed …

AUSTRALIA, Australia - Adelaide, Australia - South Australia, Headline, Places, TRAVEL »

[5 Mar 2013 | 3 Comments | 959 views]
The Four Bronze Pigs of Adelaide

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The Four Bronze Pigs of Adelaide
I just came back from Adelaide after a week of media trip in South Australia. The week had been spectacular and there will be stories of Port Lincoln and Kangaroo Island coming soon. Most of the days I stayed in Port Lincoln and Kangaroo Island and that left me little time in Adelaide.

Even though I didn’t stay long in Adelaide but I ran to something rather unusual, four bronze pigs. The four bronze pigs were uniquely displayed near the Rundle Mall. I am one of …

AUSTRALIA, Australia - Hobart, Australia - Tasmania, Food, Headline, Places, TRAVEL »

[21 Feb 2013 | 10 Comments | 1,448 views]
Lark Distillery Tasmania Single Malt Whisky

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Lark Distillery Tasmania Single Malt Whisky
If you are a single malt whisky lover, you must visit this place when you are in Hobart Tasmania. Located at 14 Davey Street, Hobart , Lark Distillery was the first licensed distillery in Tasmania since 1839. It was established in 1992 to produce Australian malt whisky, rich in character with a big finish using Tasmanian ingredients.

I never visited any Australian malt whiskey companies before so it was interesting to know there is a hidden gem in Tasmania. In a proud country of wine producing, …

AUSTRALIA, Australia - Melbourne, Australia - Victoria, Headline, Places, TRAVEL »

[16 Feb 2013 | 5 Comments | 1,156 views]
Eureka Skydeck 88 Melbourne

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Eureka Skydeck 88 Melbourne
I’m sure most people who visited Melbourne would miss this. The Eureka Skydeck 88 is located Located on Riverside Quay, the southern banks of the Yarra river. Like most observatory decks, Eureka is perfectly positioned for 360 degree views. The breath taking view includes Melbourne’s CBD, sports precinct, Port Phillip Bay, Docklands and everything in between.

The Eureka Tower.
I have been to some of the observatory decks in the world. My humble list includes Rockefeller New York, Macao Tower, Singapore SkyPark, sky100 Hong Kong and Eureka Skydeck 88.

If …

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[1 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 19 views]
Tasmania 2012 Travelogue Day Four: Salamanca Market, Sorell Fruit Farm, AWU Delicious Food, Mako Seafood at Constitution Dock, Sweet Envy, Lark Distillery and Pier One Restaurant

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Tasmania 2012 Travelogue Day Four: Salamanca Market, Sorell Fruit Farm, AWU Delicious Food, Mako Seafood at Constitution Dock, Sweet Envy, Lark Distillery and Pier One Restaurant
What to do in Hobart on a weekend’s morning? The answer is direct and simple, Salamanca Market.
Salamanca Market
Set between graceful plane trees and mellow sandstone warehouses, Hobart’s market attracts thousands each Saturday with its food, music, arts and crafts, collectables, books, curios, clothing and jewellery. Salamanca Place’s two street blocks are packed with stalls, and the aromas of coffee, freshly-baked treats and vibrant flowers are …

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[27 Jan 2013 | One Comment | 1,230 views]
Tasmania 2012 Travelogue Day Three: Honey Farm, Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company, Ross, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Wrest Point

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Tasmania 2012 Travelogue Day Three: Honey Farm, Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company, Ross, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Wrest Point
The third starts with a drive to Chudleigh for the honey farm. Tasmanian honey farm is slightly different than the ones you visited as their honey is not just for consumptions, it is made for other purposes too.
Honey Farm
The Honey Farm provides an exciting way to see honeybees up close from behind the safety of glass. You can see how thousands of bees produce honey, watch the queen lay her eggs, and …

AUSTRALIA, Australia - Tasmania, TRAVEL »

[22 Jan 2013 | 4 Comments | 1,587 views]
Tasmania 2012 Travelogue Day Two: Ashgrove Farm Cheese, House of Anvers Chocolate Factory, Sheffield, Cradle Mountain Lodge, Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain Chateau

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Tasmania 2012 Travelogue Day Two: Ashgrove Farm Cheese, House of Anvers Chocolate Factory, Sheffield, Cradle Mountain Lodge, Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain Chateau
The second day starts with a trip for cheese tasting. The cheese tasting is at Ashgrove Farm Cheese. It was a brisk drive from Launceston to Elizabeth Town.
Ashgrove Farm Cheese
Superb traditional English country cheeses, such as Cheddar and Lancashire, are produced by a family that lives close to the land, at the Ashgrove property, near Deloraine. Cheesemaker Jane Bennett honed her skills in …

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