sydney

5 Must Do Activities at Bondi Beach

by The Travelers Way on July 6, 2018

Sydney, one of Australia’s largest cities, is famous for its iconic harbor, the Sydney Opera House, and the Harbor Bridge. There is plenty to see and do in Sydney. But it also has a large crescent of sandy shoreline that captures the true essence of the Aussie lifestyle. There are over 100 stunning beaches that […]

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My Quest to Australia

by Jenni Ingersoll on May 30, 2011

In 1983, like millions of others, I was glued to the television set watching the mini-series, “The Thornbirds”.  The tragic love story, set in Australia, was full of beautiful scenery causing me to fall in love with not only the characters, but the country as well.  I knew that one day I wanted to visit […]

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Liveability Rankings 2009

by Juan on June 9, 2009

Not much has changed since the last time I reported on the Liveability report from The Economist Intelligence Unit in 2007. Vancouver is still the best place to live overall according to the 2009 ranking: Vancouver, Canada Vienna, Austria Melbourne, Australia Toronto, Canada Perth, Australia Calgary, Canada Helsinki, Finland Geneva, Switzerland Sydney, Australia Zurich, Switzerland […]

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2009 hub culture’s zeitgeist

by Juan on January 22, 2009

As we struggle to find ways to survive the current crisis and look at the leaders of the world to provide guidance, the latest Hub Culture 2009 Zeitgeist Ranking will come in handy as a tour of the cities that are better positioned to sustain an acceptable quality of life while providing plenty of opportunities […]

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2008 most liveable cities

by Juan on July 24, 2008

I owe a big apology to all my loyal readers for keeping you in the dark over the last 3 months. Since my last post I travelled to Mexico twice, shared the stage in San Francisco with some of the authorities on the “geoweb”, travelled to Corsica, the French Riviera, Lake Como, St. Moritz; …

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2008 hub culture’s zeitgeist

by Juan on January 27, 2008

Every year Stan Stalnaker and his team of global citizens gather their experiences around the world and summarize in this, their now famous Hub Culture’s Zeitgeist Ranking, the cities that for a variety of reasons seem to be at the center of the Universe. An elusive classification that doesn’t get impressed with economic power, …

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most liveable cities

by Juan on July 30, 2007

Hyper-connected to the rest of the world through an ample offering of long-haul flights, low crime rates, great education and health system, fair balance of sunny and warm days, plenty of ways to stay informed, availability of drinks after hours, good public transit, lots of green areas and a will to keep them green. …

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