Five places in the US (and one in Australia) to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

July 10, 2019

July 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Moon landing in 1969 – a feat which would be as remarkable today as it was back then. Many of the sites around the world which played a part in this achievement of human engineering, against the backdrop of the Cold War, are celebrating the anniversary […]

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United Airlines commence direct flights from Sydney to Houston

January 23, 2018

United have introduced a direct nonstop flight between Sydney, Australia and Houston, Texas on a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, joining Los Angeles and San Francisco to become the airline’s third direct route from Sydney to the U.S.A. The service will serve as competition to Qantas’ direct service to Dallas, Texas and is the fifth US […]

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United Airlines will fly you to Texas for free if your first or last name is “Houston”

December 15, 2017

If your first or last name is “Houston” then you have a damn good reason to be excited about United Airlines’ new daily nonstop service between Sydney and Houston, Texas which will be introduced on 20th January 2018. To celebrate the inaugural flight, the airline has put a call out for anyone with the aforementioned […]

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We spend a day at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Texas

July 20, 2016

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is an institution in Houston, it is the largest Rodeo in the world and in operation since 1931. Held at the NRG Stadium (home to the NFL team the Houston Texans), the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo attracts more than two million people each year and operates over 20 […]

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Three must visit attractions in Houston, Texas for fans of Baseball, Arts and Science

July 11, 2016

Johnny Au headed to Houston, Texas and brings us three must visit attractions for fans of baseball, science and the arts! Houston History of Natural Sciences One of the biggest natural science museums in Texas is the Houston History of Natural Sciences. One of the most impressive permanent exhibitions is the Morian Hall of Paleontology, […]

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Hotel Review: Suite at the Doubletree By Hilton Houston Galleria (Houston, Texas)

May 17, 2016

The DoubleTree Hotel & Suites in Houston, Texas, is part concept hotel, part apartment building – with the newly renovated Houston location serving its guests every bit the comfortable experience they would expect from a Hilton hotel, with just that little bit extra you wouldn’t expect. I was greeted with a fast check in, complete with a […]

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A Day in Houston, Texas: Visiting NASA’s Johnson Space Center

February 26, 2016

Trivia fact: Houston, Texas is America’s fourth largest city. And one of its most popular tourist attractions is the Space Center Houston which is the official visitors centre of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Opening in 1992, the Space Centre Houston has seen 17 million people pass through its gates. Its main mission is to provide […]

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