About Peter

Walkabout Editor and Writer and the administrator of the Walkabout Travel Network, Peter says "All these pages are yours, use them wisely and use them in peace!" We think Peter watches far too many movies!

The Kee Resort Phuket

Patong Beach

Patong Beach

There is no denying it Phuket is one of our favourite destinations in Thailand, we love to have a drink and party and above all else we love to eat and the quality and variety of food in Phuket is amazing.  From classic Thai street food such as gai tort (fried chicken) and moo ping (grilled pork skewers) or if classic restaurant dining is more your style you will find some very classy seafood and European style eateries.
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Mundaring Walk

During my morning constitutional walk this morning  through the streets of Mundaring in Western Australia I had this strange feeling that the Eye of Sauron was watching me…

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It seems the town planners in Mundaring were fans of the Lord Of The Rings.

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And on turning down a different road I found this lake not 5 minutes walk from our home I can almost see the shimmer of a polished long sword just below the depths…
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Cheap Hotels and Almost Cheap Flights

Cheap Travel BookingsFast and cheap!  I love fast and cheap! I am nothing if not fast and cheap! And so is Wotif.com it is one of those great hotel and flight booking sites that is very fast and a quick comparison of a few popular hotels shows their pricing is on a par with other similar sites. [Read more…]

From The Travel Desk

walkabout logoNo rest for the wicked or editors! Its been a busy 2 weeks with the launch of Walkabout Travel Network which includes this site and a few others as well which I will post details in a few more weeks. We have organised our trip to Phuket, Thailand in October and we will be staying at the (click to check it out) Horizon Karon Beach Resort and Spa.

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Full Moon Party

full moon beach party thailandThe Full Moon Party is an all night party that originated on the island of Ko Pha Ngan in Thailand on the nights of a full moon and sometimes on the nights before and after. They attract crows of 20,000 to 30,000 party goers who dance and party until the break of dawn.  [Read more…]

Cheap Hotels and Flights

peace brotherSearching for hotels and flights online and making online bookings is one of the booming areas in the online market place. These big booking services all boast the best and cheapest flights and hotels. [Read more…]

Ko Samui

ko samui island thailandWinter is officially over in Australia but I am still feeling cold here in Perth and Koh Samui in Thailand is looking very attractive with average daily temperatures this time of year of 31.6 degrees and evening temperatures of 24.8 the white sandy beaches and coral reefs are calling me.  [Read more…]

Walkabout Travel Partner

walkabout booking.comWe’re pregnant!
No we not really pregnant I only said that to get your attention.

In other news we have joined with Booking.com as our official Walkabout Travel Partner.  Booking.com has some great features including a “Pay when you stay” policy  you only pay for your hotel when you arrive at the hotel and most accommodation options have a free cancellation policy.
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With or Without You

Couple Travelling SeperatelyDo you and your partner go on holidays together or separately? Do you think it’s healthy for your relationship or detrimental?  Some statistics in the US report up to 60% of couples holiday apart, preferring to holiday instead with other members of their immediately family or with friends. [Read more…]