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Ghostly Encounters

Ghostly Encounters
​On first impression, Norfolk Island appears to be a wildly picturesque, remote island but it is also one of the most haunted places in Australia. During the 1800's the island was home to some hardened, violent criminals kept under torturous conditions, and sometimes brutally murdered.Surprisingly, about half of the present day population claim to ...
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Norfolk's Cultural Uniqueness

Norfolk's Cultural Uniqueness
You may be familiar with the story of the Mutiny on the Bounty from watching Marlon Brando portray Fletcher Christian in a Hollywood movie, but do you know the connection between Norfolk Island and this period in maritime history?To explain, let's turn back the clock to 28 April 1789, when the infamous Mutiny on HMAV Bounty occurred be...
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A Holiday Haven in Uncertain Times

A Holiday Haven in Uncertain Times
I've got to come clean before I go any further. A few weeks ago I knew almost nothing about Norfolk Island. I was aware it was out in the ocean 'somewhere' east of Australia, but there's zero chance I would have been able to point it out on a map. I knew it had something to do with the Mutiny on the Bounty and was dotted with convict ruins – ho hum...
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How to spend 60 hours on Norfolk Island

How to spend 60 hours on Norfolk Island
You only have a couple of days spare… and you want to take a break. Well, Norfolk Island is the perfect place to do it! But how should you spend 60 hours on Norfolk Island?When travelling to Norfolk Island from Australia, most people would consider it domestic travel, but you actually leave from the international airport. This is the perfect opport...
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Plan Your Holiday Around a Festival

Plan Your Holiday Around a Festival
A visitor here for the annual Food Festival was asked "what was the reason you chose to visit Norfolk Island?" Their answer was "For a long time I had wanted to visit Norfolk and I saw there was a Food festival. As I love food, I thought it would be the perfect mix of a holiday on a paradise island whilst indulging in all of the foodie...
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Hunt and Gather the Island way.

Hunt and Gather the Island way.
As I drive along Mission Road on Norfolk Island I am spoilt for choice of eggs, feijoas, limes, pesto or chutney, straight from the farm, located in the honesty box sitting on the fence. It doesn't get any fresher than that! Hunter-gatherer culture is a type of subsistence lifestyle that relies on hunting animals, fishing, and for...
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