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Rosalind Dempsey

Tapas-Barcelona-Spain

Finding foodie paradise in Spain

If you’re a foodie, you’ll love Spain! In fact, it’s pretty hard to have a bad meal in any of the cities our Flights & City Breaks Specialist Rosalind visited last August while on her trip around Europe for our RAW travellers. Spain is world famous for its tapas, and boy oh boy and does...

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Champagne on business class flight

Are there cheap business fares?

The answer is a qualified, Yes! You can occasionally stumble across exceptionally cheap business class fares ( Dave, the RAW Travel owner scored ‘Round the World’ business fares with Virgin for $3400 last year!) and you will need to jump onto sale fares as soon as they are released. If you follow our Facebook page...

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Etihad Business Class Amenity Kit

The Etihad Airways Experience

Strong coffee, top quality champagne, and an inviting, cozy seat make flying Etihad Airways Business Class a good choice for getting to the start of your RAW Travel walk. Just ask our Flights Specialist Rosalind… What I loved about flying Business Class with Etihad Airways The Route: Melbourne–Abu Dhabi (14.5 hours) The experience on board this...

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Malaysia Airlines new business class seat

The Malaysia Airlines Experience

If you want phenomenal service and a brilliant seating configuration, our Flights Specialist Rosalind highly recommends flying Business Class with Malaysia Air. Here’s why… What I loved about flying Business Class with Malaysia Airlines The Route: Kuala Lumpur–Melbourne (7.5 hours) The hospitality onboard Malaysia Airlines sets it apart from other airlines. The crew are immaculately presented and...

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Oman Air Business Class Flight

The Oman Air Experience

If you’ve ever wanted to experience luxury on a long-haul flight, our Flights Specialist Rosalind highly recommends flying Business Class with Oman Air, not least because it costs about half the price of the other Emirate airline carriers… What I loved about flying Business Class with Oman Air The Route: Muscat–Paris (7 hours) / Manchester–Muscat...

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Park Güell in Barcelona

Madrid & Barcelona: Gateways to your Camino de Santiago adventure!

Madrid and Barcelona are popular gateways for those walking the Camino de Santiago. We highly recommend spending at least a day exploring these wonderful cities before or after your walk. Our in-house Flights Specialist, Rosalind, can book your hotels, tours, flights and many other city experiences in conjunction with your Camino walk. Madrid can also be...

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Owner of Jam Jar Inn, Kyoto

Making memories at Kyoto’s Jam Jar Lounge & Inn

Ever since coming to Japan on a working holiday visa more than 25 years ago, Melbourne’s Danny Matheson has been infatuated with all things Japanese. A self-confessed Japophile, Danny made Kyoto his home 3 years ago. Having worked in the travel and hospitality industries in Australia for 20 years, he opened his own guesthouse –...

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Airplane in sky at night flying near Eiffel Tower in Paris

Save on summer flights to Europe!

If you are walking one of the Camino de Santiago routes or hiking Mont Blanc or the Italian Dolomites this year, now is the perfect time to book your return flights to Europe. Many European flights fill fast in peak times and prices skyrocket if you leave it to the last minute. Grab one of...

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An evening of lively tapas and dancing in Madrid!

Get a taste for the lively tapas culture and raucous nightlife in Madrid, Spain’s capital of commerce and cuisine, during a small-group evening walking tour to the city’s many tapas bars. As the average maximum group size is eight people, you will enjoy a unique personalised experience on this special evening walking tour. It’s the...

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