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Anne Sutherland-Smith
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Anne is the founder of the Pretraveller blog where she helps people to travel with confidence!
Anne is the founder of the Pretraveller blog where she helps people to travel with confidence!

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As we hiked through the gentle undulating trail through the quiet maple forest I felt pleased that I had made the effort to explore outside the city of Ottawa in Canada.  After a week of significant long distance travel and high intensity activities the…

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When we were planning our recent trip to Japan we decided early that we were keen to see the sumo wrestling in Tokyo during our visit as a different way to experience the Japanese culture – and it certainly was a great experience which I would definitely…

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Katoomba is located 118km west of Sydney in the magnificent Blue Mountains.  While the most famous view is of the Three Sisters from the easily accessible Echo Point, there are many other experiences available for visitors ranging from luxurious high teas…

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I have always taken photos while away on holiday.  It is always great to periodically get out my old photo albums which help to bring back great memories.  In the modern age of digital photography it is extremely easy to take photos on a plethora of…

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We visited Waterfall Way in January 2015, and were fortunate that a few days prior to our visit there was quite good rainfall.  As a result we were able to see the waterfalls along Waterfall Way in their full glory! Waterfall Way is the name of the…

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On our recent Japan trip our route was set to pass through the small city of Matsumoto in the Nagano Prefecture (220km / 137 mi by road north west of Tokyo) and we took the opportunity to stop in for a few hours and visit Matsumoto Castle and surrounds. …

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On our recent Autumn trip to Japan a great day out which I planned and the weather helped to come to fruition was to ascend the Tateyam Kurobe Alpine Route, which links the Nagano prefecture with Toyama. While you can traverse the full length, we decided…

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of the ranked list of the top Australian and New Zealand travel blogs.  For the first version of this list I have assessed and ranked 138 travel blogs, and I expect to add more blogs to this list following publication so that…

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After booking our Early Bird tickets for The CitySlider event at Rouse Hill we eagerly anticipated a fun session sliding at high speed along the 325 meter long water slide.  When the day dawned we struggled to get out of bed, but managed to arrive at The…

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On 16 July 2010 I pressed publish on my first article for the Pretraveller travel blog, which was also my first ever publication of any content on the internet.  It is amazing to think that I have now been blogging on a part time basis over a period of 4…
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