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I feel like I’m in a Bond film! Ok, I’m not wearing heels or an evening gown, nor am I trained in hand-to-hand combat, but I am aboard a private speedboat that is bouncing across the sea towards a secluded Thai island. This feeling lasts approximately seven minutes, until when, in my eagerness to take

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If you are to be wed in the lovely city of Brisbane, I highly recommend spending your first evening as a married couple in the oh so classy and elegant Emporium Hotel. Located in the Emporium precinct of Fortitude Valley, only minutes from the city and six kilometres from Brisbane airport, travel time won’t be an

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Have you been following along with my travel tales over on Expedia’s blog?  If you follow us on Instagram, you might have seen my adventure to Malaysia in February. (I’ve shared Five Ways To Make A Stopover Romantic and  The Groom’s Guide to KL so far so check them out!).We stayed at three amazing places

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A city break is one of the best things about living in the city – so often we get trapped in our daily lives in the suburbs we forget about all the great things a city has to offer. Well Mr Polka and I decided a night away from home was just the ticket for

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When my husband and I planned our honeymoon, one thing was immediately clear to both of us – this would be a relaxation holiday. All of our previous travels had involved exploring urban metropolises, famed historical sites or visiting family and friends, so the idea of getting away from it all to simply relax was

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Kia Orana!  Last month, Mr Polka and I took a fun trip to the Cook Islands to discover all that this much underrated country has in store for honeymoons and destination weddings. Check out part one of my adventures on the Expedia blogIt was dark when Mr Polka and I arrived at Nautilus Resort, our

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A couple of weeks ago, Mr Paisley and I were lucky enough to be treated to a wonderfully indulgent and relaxing mid-week night away, at the lovely Lindenderry at Red Hill Boutique Hotel (just an hour from Melbourne and made particularly easy to reach with the new Peninsula Link freeway).This was truly a “holiday at

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I was recently lucky enough to stay a few nights at the gorgeous new hotel QT Hotel Sydney. With 200 rooms and an offbeat, boutique feeling, this hotel certainly had modern, inner city vibe that was a delightful change from the traditional hotel I am used to.Located right in the heart of Sydney utilising the

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It was a very, very cold May weekend when Mr Polka whisked me off to The Langham Hotel in Melbourne for a mini celebration. You see, we like to celebrate and although we’d dreamt of a trip to Europe this year, we settled for a beautiful hotel room and lovely dinner instead. We loved it

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Did you know the word Vanuatu means ‘The Land Eternal’? How perfect is that for this gorgeous island which is becoming a fast favourite for honeymooners! When researching honeymoon resorts in Vanuatu, I stumbled across Tamanu on the Beach, which is only a 15-minute drive from Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila.This place has ‘amazing, romantic honeymoon’

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