When one normally thinks of American holiday culture, we tend to think of things that have been passed down from generation to generation.But despite our German Christmas trees, English holiday meals, and cookies from all around the world, America does have its own holiday traditions.
While this destination darling has undergone numerous facelifts over the decades, with world-class restaurants and luxury accommodation options, that undeniable quaint beach village vibe prevails.Abounding with natural beauty and an abundance of outdoor activities, markets, shops, and festivals and events, the Sunshine Coast simply sparkles.
A FAMILY tradition of more than four decades secures a Coast family's prime location in a packed-out holiday park.Belinda Murray comes in from Glenview with her husband Andrew and daughters Olivia and Phoebe every Christmas holidays to camp at Cotton Tree Holiday Park.
Here are the big takeaways:24% of employees use free Wi-Fi hotspots to access work-related emails and documents.Further, 10% of employees said they use free USB charging points at airports and stations, which can be used to transfer viruses and malware to unsuspecting victims.
The act of shopping for those gifts, however, has become more challenging and stressful in today's on-demand society.Tequila, Rum, Whisky, and More: 13 Spirited Holiday Gift Bottles Slideshow
Don't worry: A bottle of rum, whisky, or other spirit will always be welcome.
Luxurious Darwin & Top End Holidays
From the sparkling blue harbour steeped in WWII history to the city’s Asian-influenced food and tropical outdoor lifestyle, Darwin is an adventurer’s paradise.Sample the relaxed and cosmopolitan city before making a trip across the water to visit the beautiful Tiwi Islands.
With its idyllic coastal proximity, pleasant sub-tropical climate, and sophisticated urban flair, Brisbane is a city always on the move.This thriving capital city is situated along the banks of the Brisbane River.
Luxurious Phuket Holidays
There is a yin and yang to Phuket, Thailand’s most popular beach destination.On the west coast, the endless string of gorgeous white sand beaches is swept by rhythmic waves rolling in from the Andaman Sea.
Considered the most populous city in the world, Shanghai has meteorically regained its place alongside the world’s great cities such as London, Paris, and New York in the past 10 or 15 years.Amazing, considering China’s closed attitude to the West for decades after the Cultural Revolution.
IT MIGHT be tempting to stay in the air-conditioning over the summer holidays, but Clint Bauer is motivating kids to get outside with Primal Play.While the regular weekly classes run for 30 minutes, Clint is extending them to 45 minutes over the holidays to enable kids to burn more energy.
But there is a lot more to Bordeaux than just wine.It is blooming thanks to the energy of mayor (and ex French Prime Minister) Alain Juppe, in charge since 2006.
18th Hole Golf Mug
Your boss can putter around with this 18th-hole mug from Uncommon Goods.It comes with a miniature club and ball.
The major reason for the uplift in Hobart's heartbeat was the arrival in early 2011 of MONA, the spectacular and divisive privately-owned Museum of Old and New Art in the city's northern suburbs.Inspirations from the blog
There's no two ways about it, Hobart is hot!
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2017 Ted Haydon Holiday Classic
December 16, 2017
U.of Chicago-Henry Crown FH - Chicago, IL
4 x 200 Relay
4 x 200 Relay
For those of you who’ve seen A Christmas Story — the 1983 classic that plays on a loop for 24 hours on December 25 — you know just how iconic the risqué, fish-netted leg lamp is.This holiday season, Captain Morgan is capitalizing on the light fixture’s lasting popularity by releasing its own version.
CYCLING INSPIRATIONS FROM THE BLOG
Fresh air, wilderness and adventure are the things that I love the most.However the travelling lifestyle was far from glamorous – and it certainly wasn’t relaxing.
Only open to the outside world since 1970, the Sultanate of Oman is an underrated gem in the Middle East region and the stuff of Arabian legends.The tropical desert climes and Arabian Sea locale make Oman a year-round destination with warm oceanic temperatures and world-renowned beautiful beaches laden with white sand and lapped by shimmering turquoise waters.
25am a mutli-vehicle incident occurred in the northbound lanes of the Highway after the Buchanans Road exit near Morayfield.All lanes are blocked heading towards Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.
A popular international tourist destination, Rotorua is unlike any place on earth.These riveting attractions form part of Rotorua’s stunning outdoor scenery, where the natural elements come together to form some of the most unique but beautiful sites found anywhere in the world.
The Big Mango – as it's cheekily known – stimulates the senses and provides an unforgettable introduction to the beating heart of the Land of Smiles.Skytrains whiz passengers from Silom to Sukhumvit to Siam, high up above the gridlock of cars and buses below.