25 of the world’s most bizarre drinking customs

25 of the world’s most bizarre drinking customs

There’s no better way to bond with new friends or welcome a new family member into the fold than to do it over drinks. Depending upon your heritage, enjoying a libation or two could be a bit of a process.

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Major airlines stand firm on reclining seats – deal with it

Major airlines stand firm on reclining seats – deal with it

Major airlines such as Qantas, Virgin Australia, Tigerair and Jetstar want you to know; stop griping about other passengers who recline their seat because the function isn’t going anywhere.

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Buckingham Palace guard caught ‘getting’ jiggy with it’

Buckingham Palace guard caught ‘getting’ jiggy with it’

A Grenadier Guard at Buckingham Palace may be defending the Queen’s honor along with her palace but that doesn’t mean he can’t have a little fun while doing it.

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Travelling soon? Check out the countries which have the least expensive to the priciest transportation

Travelling soon? Check out the countries which have the least expensive to the priciest transportation

When it comes to travel, it’s always good to know what countries charge for airfare and to ride their buses and trains. GoEuro has given us a worldly glimpse.

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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Review

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Review

I’m sure there’s that one tourist attraction or city icon that you’ve never visited, despite living so close by. For me it was the Melbourne Star. It has been staring me in the face for over a year — I can literally see it from our living room window. As an engineer and closet Megastructures […]

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What does the world’s most expensive penthouse look like?

What does the world’s most expensive penthouse look like?

Many who have had the luxury of living in a penthouse describe the experience as ‘a private oasis in the sky.’ But there’s one penthouse that is by far, the king of them all.

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Who knew the great lengths airports will go to move us through the airport – the covert details

Who knew the great lengths airports will go to move us through the airport – the covert details

Wayfinding is the method used to describe purposeful direction and it certainly entails utilizing more than a bunch of signs and arrows.

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Prankster Terry Tufferson avoids deadly windstorm and it’s caught on video – or is it?

Prankster Terry Tufferson avoids deadly windstorm and it’s caught on video – or is it?

Terry Tufferson, who is best known for his tricks and jokes, uploaded footage which appears to have been taken in the outback with the aussie barely evading a dirt twister as he attempts to take a selfie.

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Officials are stepping up their game in identifying fake passports

Officials are stepping up their game in identifying fake passports

Thanks to Australian-based research, the foreign affairs department has now placed a mandate on their passport officials which requires them to pass face-matching skill tests. Analysis found their professionals to be, at best, average, at detecting fake passports compared to an individual with absolutely no training in the field.

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An English village is shaped like a… well… baby maker!

An English village is shaped like a… well… baby maker!

Innuendoes are exactly what was on the minds of many who compared a new tourist map of Berkhamsted, an old village in England, to that of a, wait for it, penis.

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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Review

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Review

I’m sure there’s that one tourist attraction or city icon that you’ve never visited, despite living so close by. For me it was the Melbourne Star. It has been staring me in the face for over a year — I can literally see it from our living room window. As an engineer and closet Megastructures […]

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Los Angeles, USA — Travel Review

Los Angeles, USA — Travel Review

Los Angeles, also known as the City of Angels or more popularly only as L.A. is one of the most diverse cities on the American West Coast. A diverse economy, a bustling metropolis home to nearly 4 million people and the home of Hollywood, the world’s most popular movie hub; Los Angeles offers a discerning […]

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The Modern Honolulu Hawaii Hotel Review

The Modern Honolulu Hawaii Hotel Review

Hawaii as a holiday destination is evolving to cater for people that don’t see Hawaiian shirts and family holiday resorts as must see features of the Polynesian islands. Located directly adjacent to the Hawaii Yacht Club, The Modern Honolulu opened in September 2011 with 353 guest rooms, including 30 suites and a penthouse. The guest […]

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Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach Review

Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach Review

Picture this — 525 guest rooms and three restaurants perched amongst 2.4km of pristine sandy surf beach in the heart of Waikiki. It almost sounds too good to be true. Fortunately, I’m talking about the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach and it won’t cost you an arm and a leg to sample this opulent Hawaiian […]

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Palazzo Versace Review

Palazzo Versace Review

Considered to be one of Australia’s only ‘six-star’ hotels, the Gold Coast based Palazzo Versace most certainly doesn’t disappoint, or fail to live up to its claimed opulence. With the likes of Rod Stewart, Chris Brown, Jay Z, the Rolling Stones, Paris Hilton and Beyonce once calling it home during Australian visits, you can only […]

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QT Gold Coast Hotel Review

QT Gold Coast Hotel Review

When you think of the Gold Coast and Surfer’s Paradise, the first things that come to mind are surf, great looking people and an ultra-modern atmosphere. The creators of luxury hotel chain QT Hotels and Resorts kept these aspects in mind when penning the QT Gold Coast hotel. Everything from the designer lounges, through to […]

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Melbourne – A review of the great city

Melbourne – A review of the great city

Melbourne’s history, being the second largest city in Australia and a cultural and financial hub of the country, dates back more than 200 years. But even before the first European settlers disembarked and called it their home, the area where the current metropolis stands was occupied by the aboriginals for a continuous period of more […]

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Kedarnath — A tryst with faith

Kedarnath — A tryst with faith

At YouTravel.com.au we pride ourselves on excellent knowledge of the travel industry and an ability to provide in depth analysis. Travel writer and travel tragic, Rory Mukherjee has declared his favourite place on earth as Kedarnath. He’s provided a quick description of this amazing place below. You can find out more about the YouTravel.com.au team at the […]

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Italy, Venice travel and accommodation guide

Italy, Venice travel and accommodation guide

Origin of Venice Venice’s history dates back to the days when barbaric tribes from the north started ravaging the northern part of the Italian mainland. Out of pure necessity to survive from a brutal death at the hands of the barbaric tribes, mainland Italians, started to settle down on the only refuge that they could […]

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Ballarat Accommodation Guide

Ballarat Accommodation Guide

The best way to experience all the sights and sounds of Ballarat is at a leisurely pace, so you could really immerse yourself in the whole Ballarat experience. With the amount of things to do like art galleries, museums, wine tastings, tours, and concerts, you would like to have the luxury of being able to […]

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