Getting There

Getting There

Platinum to Sydney

Platinum to Sydney

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A few months ago, Greyhound introduced a platinum service on the Canberra-Sydney route and I was keen to road-test it to see how it compared with the regular service. The 6am service from Canberra is in a new coach with very comfortable reclining leather seats, good leg room, free wi-fi and power points to charge your phone or laptop.

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Paradise With Gustave And The Gang

Paradise With Gustave And The Gang

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Enya’s chorus of Sail Away is being piped through the sound system as I nestle into an ultra-modern plastic contoured chaise lounge on the deck of the Haumana, a small, friendly ship that I have taken a liking to immediately. Storm clouds are brewing and the moon creates a silhouette of the motu (islet) in French Polynesia where we are scheduled to have dinner.

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