In Darwin: Scarier than a giant crocodile

One would think being submerged underwater in a Cage of Death with a 5.5 meter, 790 kilo crocodile would be the scariest thing we did on a recent trip to Australia’s Northern Territory. But the giant reptile had nothing on the ROM (aka randy old man) we got stuck with at Darwin International Airport. Our […]

Cicada Lodge

The 18-room resort offers Champagne on arrival, free wifi, and complimentary canapes and drinks every evening. There’s also an on-site restaurant and pool as well as two helicopters (to tour the nearby Katherine Gorge). Surrounding the property are plenty of other attractions from the Nabil Dinner Cruise (of the gorge) to the Katherine Hot Springs. […]

Truefitt & Hill

The buzz: Just when you thought the city couldn’t take anymore of these “old school barbers”, along comes one that seems bent on trumping the rest, a quintessentially English saloon that dates back two centuries.  The vibe: The pre-war shophouse space is decked in Timothy Oulton furniture, dark wood panels, marble counter tops and sleek barbershop chairs […]

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