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Balloon rides taking off in Canberra by Vintage Travel Kat

Vintage travel journal: Canberra

Vintage travel journal: Canberra I love a visit to Canberra. There’s stately buildings and great architecture to admire, beautiful gardens, incredible museums and galleries –

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Vintage travel journal: Robertson, Mittagong and Bowral

Vintage travel journal: Robertson, Mittagong and Bowral The thought of a road trip again after such a long travel hiatus due to Covid-19 was certainly

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Albertines Antiques Mittagong by Vintage Travel Kat
Albert Memorial and Royal Albert Hall North Entrance

London’s Royal Albert Hall celebrates 150 years

London's Royal Albert Hall celebrates 150 years One of London’s most treasured buildings, the Royal Albert Hall, is preparing for a year of celebrations to

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The historic Champs-Élysées to undergo stunning transformation

The historic Champs-Élysées to undergo stunning transformation Sometimes referred to as ‘the world’s most beautiful avenue,’ the historic Champs-Élysées stretch in Paris is set to

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Bond Street Lights (c) New West End Company

The origins of London’s Christmas traditions

The origins of London’s Christmas traditions I recently joined Visit Britain (Australia) and London Walks for a virtual tour of London’s beautiful streets lit up

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Visiting Rose Seidler House in Sydney: a modernist architectural masterpiece

Visiting Rose Seidler House in Sydney: a modernist architectural masterpiece Recently, I visited one of Sydney’s most historic homes during a Sydney Living Museum open

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Rose Seidler House mural by Harry Seidler_image by Katrina Holden
Mary Poppins movie poster_1964_Disney Pictures

The Story Bank: discover the literary birthplace of Mary Poppins at The Story Bank

The Story Bank: discover the literary birthplace of Mary Poppins In an upstairs bedroom of the Australian Joint Stock Bank on the corner of Kent

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Sweet treat: visiting a Viennese coffee house

Sweet treat: visiting Viennese coffee houses The Viennese Coffee house is so much more than a ‘café’. On a visit through Europe in 2019, I

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Katrina Holden explores the architecture of Vienna, Austria.
The sugar train at the Big Pineapple, Sunshine Plantation, Nambour (1996)

The Big Pineapple to be revived

The Big Pineapple to be revived Australians have a proud history of loving their big, kitsch roadside attractions. Long before Instagram, family photo albums from

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My childhood travel muse

My childhood travel muse When I take a retrospective look at who inspired my imagination, from quite a young age, about the world of vintage

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Egypt Pat and Marg Pyramids