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It’s time for the Get Up & Go team
lie down! 2011 was a big year for
the magazine. We’re going from
strength to strength and slowly
increasing our page count – and the
hours I’ve spent travelling for you!
And travelling is the passion –
and it’s not always about having a holiday. We published
stories in 2011 that were about volunteering and giving, of
discovery and exploring new ideas. We talked about food
and wine – two elements that are the keys to the enjoyment
kingdom. We’ve taken you sailing, luxuriating on cruise
ships, on trains, trekking through the jungle, on coach trips
and on walks through amazing landscapes.
In this issue we want to inspire you to go crazy and spend
the kids’ inheritance. There are 50 suggestions – so one of
them, or maybe two, will be just the ticket to your doing
something totally unexpected by your family. Who knows,
you may enjoy it!
My last couple of trips for 2011 were to New Zealand
(Otago region) and then Provence (France) and Tuscany
(Italy) to see just how a coach trip (escorted touring) has
changed the face of this type of holiday – and as Kath &
Kim would say: ‘I like what I see.’ More about Provence on
page 40 and Tuscany in the autumn issue.
New Zealand was fabulous – that small country with the
big heart is so incredibly beautiful. I had a day cycling on
the Rail Trail. A trail of more than 100km but I managed
22km – and even though I was the last of the group to roll
into town at the end of the section, I was quite pleased with
my effort. It’s definitely a fun thing to do. [@] Visit: www.
And indeed there are many fun things to do in life – so
let’s aim for more fun in 2012. The numbers have a good
ring to them and the next 12 months are looking good.
All the best to you, our lovely readers, for a happy and
healthy new year and keep your get up and go going.
Get going it’s 2012!
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