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Best day Trips from London: Behind the Scenes Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

World War 2 made ingenuity and development essential. Bletchley Park, and in particular the story of Alan Turing, are key to World War 2 history. Also the Turing Machine was one of the most notable developments of its time. This piece of technology went on to decrypt the Enigma code and likewise end the war. Initially …

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Queenscliff to Sorrento Ferry: A Unique Day Out

Queenscliff Ferry

The Queenscliff to Sorrento ferry (and vice versa) is a Melbourne institution. Traditionally a quick way to get across the bay, the ferry is also a day out in it’s own right. SeaRoad Ferries now offer a whole host of fun experiences that can be enjoyed on either the Queenscliff Ferry or Sorrento Ferry depending on what best suits …

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Beautiful Marysville: a relaxing weekend escape from Melbourne

Marysville

At the edge of the Yarra Valley and the gateway to Victoria’s Alpine region lies Marysville Victoria. It one of the prettiest townships that you can visit from Melbourne. Getting there involves one of the most scenic drives from Melbourne through the iconic Black Spur. At around one and a half hours north west of …

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Werribee Open Range Zoo Australia: An Amazing Safari Adventure

Werribee Zoo

An African safari in Australia? Yes, you read correctly. Located around 40 minutes from the Melbourne CDB lies the Werribee Open Range Zoo. Just one of many things to do in Werribee, the zoo is set on 225 hectares and impeccably themed. You could be mistaken for thinking you’d stepped into the African Savannah. We set …

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Puffing Billy: A Historic Steam Railway Adventure

puffing billy

Located in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, around 1 hour’s drive from the Melbourne CBD, lies Puffing Billy, one of Australia’s best preserved and most loved steam railways. Featuring a range of locomotives, including the rare wood fuelled Climax steam engine, this scenic railway meanders its way from Belgrave to Gembrook, with a multitude of stops …

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