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Had to go off to Egypt last month as part of a travel agent's Educational!! A tough job but someone has to do it!

Some photos below and news before the Festive break.

Hope the fat man in red looks after you and see you in 2019 for some more fantastic adventures.

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The 9th Adventure Travel Film Festival, Bright, Victoria

You know where you should be on the weekend of 15-17th February 2019!! 500 tickets only and on sale now until sold out. The films and speakers will be terrific. If you've been before you know what a great event this is. More at colinthescot. Just add  ATFFF at check out to receive your 20% off.

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Tackling women's unemployment in Jordan

Unemployment in Jordan for women is around 33% in urban areas and is even higher in rural areas. As the cooperative is managed and run by members of the community, it has created a number of job opportunities for women of all ages. The cooperative teaches the local women how to make a variety of different heritage products, which are also sold in the gift shop, as well as online. Details at Colinthescot

World's best airline

The world’s best airlines for 2019 have been named by, the world’s only safety and product rating website. And the airline of the year is Singapore Airlines. Singapore just nudged out Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways and Qatar Airways. Details at Colinthescot

Cutest Christmas video from Air New Zealand

Breaking: The world's best coffee isn't in Australia

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, the best coffee in the world is actually found in… Zurich? View at Colinthescot

Premium cycling in Central Australia

The pilgrimage to Uluru and Kata Tjuta is a unique and special journey that is up there on a lot of Australian’s bucket lists.

In 2019, Bicycle Network is giving you the unique opportunity to tick off this life changing experience with an eight-day, premium cycling holiday covering the very best of Central Australia — The Great Outback Escape.

Experience the desert wind in your hair, the changing colours of sacred landscapes and the red dirt under your tyres. More at colinthescot

Passenger charged $300 for not putting his phone to Flight Mode

One man, travelling from Ireland to the US, was recently charged almost $300 by his mobile service provider, after – you guessed it – he left his phone on for the duration of the flight. But how exactly did this happen? More at Colinthescot

Aussie airlines are now weighing carry on bags 

Last week, Qantas announced it would be following the same procedures as it’s budget airline Jetstar, forcing passengers to stow their bag below deck if it exceeds seven kilograms. More at Colinthescot

Scottish Islands with me

Two months ago I was cycling up the Outer Hebrides, purely for research purposes of course. Although I was on a bike, the trip next year is all about day walks from our base on various islands. More at Colinthescot

Scotland and UK with Emirates

This round of fares expires on the 20th December. Edinburgh, Glasgow and all EK cities in the UK from $1550 return including tax. Even cheaper if you fly into the UK and out of mainland Europe as the UK has a high departure tax.

Business luxury in the air

Experience luxury on wings aboard Malaysia Airline's brand new Business Suite. Enjoy benefits such as premium amenity kits, Golden Lounge access and fine-dining on board with just a slight addition to Business Class fares. Pamper yourself with an enjoyable trip that begins the moment you arrive at the airport. More at Colinthescot

And finally..

Q. Why do mummies like Christmas so much?
A. Because of all the wrapping!

People act like the North Pole and the South Pole are exactly the same, but really, there’s a whole world of difference between them.


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