Monday, 27 September 2010

Paris - Birdwood SA - Melbourne Millinery - Buenos Aires - Globus Italy and Spain


John Crook 

Things looking up in Paris

The news out of Paris is positive, particularly the deal which offers stay-four-nights but pay only three when booking Tempo's 3.5 star Hotel Le Royal or the 4-star Hotel Park Lane Paris.

You will need to check out the fine print, in that conditions and availabilities apply.  This is a great way to experience Paris and preserve the budget somewhat. Get the terms and conditions by calling 1300 558 987, or go visit  

Kids toys for grown ups

The location is Birdwood in the Adelaide Hills, home of arguably Australia's best motor museum. Check out the details of the upcoming 'model behaviour' exhibition by visiting   There's a schedule of action through 31/01/2011.  Great for those of us who would love a top model from yesteryear, yet the budget allows only for scale model reproductions. 

Millinery display in Melbourne

The Richard Millinery display showcases vintage and unique hats.  If hats are your game, then this one should not be missed.  The location for the exhibition is The Langham,- Melbourne's finest.

It is really a launch of the Melbourne Cup and Spring Racing  Carnival.   They can be viewed in the foyer of the hotel between from October 4 to November 7.  Part of the celebration includes a hands-on millinery workshop. Obviously early bookings are necessary.  There's even a High Tea. For enquiries and reservations telephone 1800 641 107 or email 

Start 2011 like no other year

There's a 20-night fly, cruise and stay package departing Sydney on February 23, 2011 – destination Buenos Aires to Santiago.  The package includes two nights in Buenos Aires, a two-night visit to the Iguazu Falls, and 14 nights of true luxury cruising between the two capitals which also has a further 2-night stay.  Return economy airfares and taxes are included as well as breakfasts daily,  at pre and post cruise hotels, and all transfers.  Travel is aboard Celebrity Cruises' Infinity.  All on-board dining, entertainment and gratuities on Infinity.  So, for all the details, prices and conditions go visit  

Visit the greatest treasures

The treasures of Italy and Spain await.  The itinerary includes the ancient ruins of Rome, the canals of Venice through to absolutely remarkable highlights from Spain,-  in the Globus 2011 program.  Take this one for example. The 13-day Italian Mosaic tour includes a terrific saving at the per person, twin share discounted price of $2529.  The savings are valid for bookings made until  December 15, 2010.  Check for details of other possible savings by visiting  

* Please note conditions may apply to these packages  and prices are subject to change and availability.  This information is provided as a guide only.  Check with your travel agency.   Block-out periods may apply.    Need a holiday ?  We're archived on