Graffitimundo tour, Buenos Aires

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Lisa O’Brien gets high on aerosol in the city of ‘fair winds’. The instructions in the email are simple: ‘Meet in Colegiales at the corner of two roads – Conde and Jorge Newbery.’ Colegiales is a quiet residential barrio of Buenos Aires, so this random intersection at first seems an unlikely starting point for the […]

Lisa Travel Deal of the Week: 21% off Intrepid Tours

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Birthdays are great. Especially when the person having the birthday decides to share the love – i.e. presents – with everyone else. In 2010 Intrepid Travel is turning 21 and to celebrate they’ve done away with the oversized novelty keys and knocked 21% off a range of tours around the world instead. This week we […]

Lisa’s Travel Deal of the Week: Jeeves, get me a Fiji!

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Jeeves, get me a Fiji! When this deal landed on my desk, my approval could be encapsulated in just one sentence: ‘You had me at butler service’. Because that is what you get with this 8-night Fiji package. Butler service. Along with flights from Sydney, accommodation in an ocean view room at Outrigger on the […]

Lisa’s Travel Deal of the Week

Lisa’s Travel Deal of the Week It’s been a long time between deals for me here at SheGoes.  After some time spent tramping the wilds of Victoria, I returned to Sydney and a house move that had me convinced it would have actually just been easier to stay in the wilds of Victoria and construct […]

In Bruges

In Bruges By Lisa O’Brien “In the film In Bruges, Colin Farrell calls my home town a shithole. It is not a shithole.” A series of coincidences has lead the boy and I to be standing in Bruges’ historic Burg Square, listening to the monologue of our guide Steve at the start of a 2.5-hour […]

Travel Tales: Lisa O’Brien

Name: Lisa O’Brien Age: 25 Occupation: Associate Publisher, Travelzoo.com.au Favourite travel destination? Why?: Croatia. The enchanting old towns. The untouched islands. The knee-weakening scenery. The warm, welcoming people. Worst travel experience? What happened?: Three months working as a housekeeper in an English hotel. See any episode of Fawlty Towers to get the gist of what […]

Great Expectations

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Great Expectations By Lisa O’Brien As we arrived on a humid evening late last year, stepping out of the fluorescent orange glow of our easyJet tin can and into the soupy air hovering on the Split tarmac, Croatia had a big reputation to live up to. Any conversation about this burgeoning eastern European country in […]