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BlazeAid - Restoring farm fencing at Moruya, NSW

Wed 29 Jul 2020
John Nayler from Deja vu Magazine speaks with Mary Howarth from BlazeAid in Moruya NSW.

BlazeAid started back in 2009 with Kevin and Rhonda Butler, who were farmers, became victims of the Black Sat ... [more]


What is bareboating?

What is bareboating? - Edward, Charter Yachts Australia

Thu 04 Jun 2020
Ed from Charter Yachts Australia explains to John Nayler from Magazine, what the terminology "Bareboating" means.

"Bareboating" is where you take a boat with no skipper, the same as when yo ... [more]

Whitehaven Beach

Come bareboating with Charter Yachts Australia

Wed 03 Jun 2020
John Nayler from magazines says, "Come to Whitehaven Beach which is one of the top beaches in the world and sit in this seat!"

Charter Yachts Australia are ready and waiting for you to enjo ... [more]

Whitsundays - open for business

Queensland open for tourism - Speaking with Annie Judd, CYA

Mon 01 Jun 2020
Queensland Tourism is open for business! John Nalyer, magazine speaks with a very happy Annie Judd from Charter Yachts Australia.

On Sunday May 31, 2020, Anastasia Palaszczuk gave the much- ... [more]

Queensland denied grey nomads

Where are the grey nomads this year? Greg McKinnon

Sun 31 May 2020
Today speaks with Greg McKinnon from Big4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort about the dramatic implications for the lack of grey nomads. Airlie Beach and the Queensland tourism economy is without es ... [more]

Airlie Beach retail in trouble

How is business in Airlie Beach? Interview with Lyn Gregson

Tue 26 May 2020
John Nayler from Magazine, talks to Lyn Gregson about how the Retail business in Airlie Beach is coping with the lack of visitors to the region.

Lyn has been in the Retail business for 34 y ... [more]

Tropical tourism demolished

It's time to #openqld

Sat 23 May 2020
The Queensland tourism and hospitality industry is in crisis. Despite Australia and Queensland demolishing the curve and crushing the pandemic we never had to have we are in a state that is ruled by s ... [more]

Bodrum, the Turkish Riveria

Bodrum, the Turkish Riveria

Thu 07 Aug 2014
Just winding down on my time in Bodrum, Turkey. After sleeping in the car for one night and being stuck in a traffic jam in the middle of Bodrum at midnight during Bayran,  it's a welcome outcome to f ... [more]

Lone Pine war memorial and site

Coming ashore at Gallipoli 99 years on - Anzac Tourist

Thu 24 Jul 2014 - John Nayler
Wheeling into the ferry port town of Eceabat on the Gallipoli peninsula South West of Istanbul, you have just spend about 4 hours crossing dry country on 4 lane roads currently undergoing substantial  ... [more]

Pergamon ruins, Bergama, Turkey

Pergamon ruins, Bergama, Turkey

Mon 14 Jul 2014 - John Nayler
Off the tourist track a short distance is the Pergamon ruins, acropolis, fortifications and more.

Incredible for the amount of labour that went into the construction over the centuries, its impres ... [more]

 Hierapolis Amplitheatre

Pamukkale, Turkey itinerary and accommodation recommendation

Thu 10 Jul 2014 - John Nayler
Having stayed in a variety of accommodation across Turkey I found Sinter Terasse Hotel to be a shining example of how a B and B style place should be run and presented. The rooms are perfect at first  ... [more]

Kilic Ali Pasa Hamam reception

Kilic Ali Pasa Hamam - Turkish cleanse and massage

Fri 04 Jul 2014 - John Nayler
Absolutely sumptuous experience at Kilic Ali Pasa Hamami which is so positively reported across the internet and Tripadvisor. At a price that seems high by local standards, a similar experience in the ... [more]

View from roof top at Mikla

Mikla, Roof Top Dining in Istanbul, Turkey

Tue 01 Jul 2014 - John Nayler
Guide book directed us to roof top dining at Mikla. While apparently not sign posted on the street, the Google map was accurate and the hotel reception staff directed us to the top floor.

Impressiv ... [more]

Snapper Rocks, ASP World Tour 2014

East Coast Australia's 9 Best Surf Spots For Newbie's

Tue 15 Apr 2014 - Kelley Willis
From An American Newb’s Perspective (With Help From A Few Seasoned Surfers Along The Way)

Cologne Karneval

Top 10 Cologne Karneval Do's and Don'ts

Mon 10 Mar 2014 - John Nayler
Having returned for a second Karneval comes with a first up generic warning that applies to all festivals. Don't get drunk and over commit yourself by saying, "I will come back next year. I promise."  ... [more]

Hydrofoil ferry in front of Hong Kong

10 Reasons To Visit Hong Kong

Thu 06 Mar 2014 - John Nayler
Take a look at this list of reasons that make Hong Kong a great place to visit.

Hidemyass VPN review for using from overseas

Wed 19 Feb 2014 - John Nayler
During time overseas I have found the growing need to overcome problems with web site that require me to be in a certain country. In Australia, the primary web site that causes problems is ... [more]

Okinawa beach front resort

Okinawa - Gold Coast, Great Barrier Reef, Japan

Sat 31 Aug 2013 - John Nayler
I imagine that I am like most people who would be surprised to find out that there is a coral reef destination in Japan. Indeed, Okinawa is exactly that. A group of small islands created by tectonic p ... [more]

Montpellier - Southern France imagined

Sat 20 Jul 2013 - John Nayler
Arriving to Montpellier on a later July evening reveals a city in the South of France that you imagine. The TGV is just off the old city centre, and just a short walk to the premium accommodation you  ... [more]

San Fermin, Pamplona - The celebration of Stupidity.

Sat 13 Jul 2013 - John Nayler
San Fermin - The celebration of stupidity.

Seeking out first person experiences of the world is, in my opinion, the only way to know your truth of anything.

I have sometimes had the occasion to  ... [more]

Shanghai 72

Mon 10 Jun 2013 - Adrian Cahill

Does getting the Israel Passport Stamp scare you?

Wed 12 Dec 2012 - Adrian Cahill
A lot Middle Eastern countries are strongly against the Israel, or the occupation of Palestine.