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Travel guide Canberra & surrounds

Bring the children and the pets!
By Lynn Nerdal

Family-friendly, pet-friendly, hosted accommodation at Gungahlin B&B This traditional hosted in-home B&B caters for the whole family! Children are welcome and everything from sippy cups to childrens DVDs and the Disney Channel are provided at no extra cost. There's a guest living area plus kitchen/laundry facilities available and a huge fully fenced backyard and a range of paper and pencils, toys and board games for the whole family, not to mention the Wii games. Even breakfast is child-friendly with popular children's cereals available, child-sized portions of bacon and eggs and juice or hot chocolate! Even children with allergies and food intolerances are catered for, gluten/egg/dairy-free our pleasure. A full breakfast is included in the tariff. Gungahlin Homestay... Read more

Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay at the National Gallery of Australia
By Michelle

It is well worth a visit to Canberra to see these fabulous artworks that can normally only be seen in Paris. And while you are in Canberra there are lots of other things to do - the new National Portrait Gallery is right next-door, and Old Parliament House is nearby. Make the trip really worthwhile and stay three or four days - the exhibition is definitely worth seeing more than once and membership to the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) is only $45 for a single if you come from 100km or more outside the ACT, and gives you substantial discounts on entry to the Masterpieces Exhibition (as well as discounts at the Gallery Shop and NGA Cafe). I had seen the masterpieces previously in Paris, but they are displayed to great advantage here and the NGA has grouped them into rooms by period,... Read more

Colgate Travel Essentials
By Penny Parsons

Product Review – Colgate Travel Essentials This is perfect for travel – the zip lock bag is a compact 20x15cm and contains everything you need for oral care while you travel… and it complies with airline carry-on restrictions for liquids. There are also travel-sized bottles of Palmolive Naturals Active Nourishment Shampoo, Milk & Honey Shower Milk – also travel compliant. The Travel Essentials Pack contains 50gm of Colgate Maximum Cavity Protection toothpaste, 50ml of Colgate Plax mouthwash, a toothbrush and Total waxed floss. I loved the conditioning shampoo – great lather, lovely smell and left my hair feeling clean and soft. The body milk is just lovely – gorgeous fragrance and my skin felt soft and nourished. Both bottles are 100ml, ... Read more

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