When preparing to take a holiday, travellers have a lot of options in regards to possible destinations. Often the climate and weather of a certain region comes into play and for some people, the nations of the South Pacific provide a temperate climate that appeals to them while on holiday. Not only do these nations offer temperate climates but they also offer visitors a host of activities in which to participate. For instance, casino gambling is popular in this region with many countries having their own casinos.

The Australian City of Perth provides an excellent casino for travellers. Formerly known as the Burswood Entertainment Complex, the name has since been changed and shortened to the Crown Perth and this casino offers casino gambling opportunities around the clock. When guests which to take a break for a meal, they can select from seven different restaurants offering an extensive range of cuisine.

The Philippines offer many different casinos and one of the best is located in Cebu City. Here the Casino Filipino offers guests a midsized casino, expect to find a nice range of casino games, these would include: blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette, bingo, mini baccarat and slot machines. The casino is opened 24 hours with the exception of certain holidays when it is closed.

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Two casinos have been opened in Vanuatu since it gained its independence from France and Britain who co-managed the island nation. Both casinos are found within the same city and are part of hotels. One of these is the Club 21 Limited – Its game offerings are a bit more limited than the second casino here which is the Palms Casino. Expect to find only two kinds of table games at Club 21 which are baccarat and blackjack.

New Zealand is also home to several casinos, both of the online type such as, and many land-based ones, for example the capital city of Auckland is where you can find the SkyCity Auckland Casino. The complex is centrally located within the city and sites below the Sky Tower and this makes it possible to view the city for 360 degrees. The Sky Tower is the tallest manmade structure in the country and the casino has over 100 table games and the gaming machines number over 1600. When taking a break from the casino action, guests can enjoy one of 20 different eating establishments.

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Head out on the Highway

December 26, 2009 · 8 comments

I found a smile increasing the tightness of my face the further I got away from Perth. This is the first big adventure I had set upon; driving across Australia in a 1985 Mystery Machine’d Toyota Tarago.

Time to get moving

Time to get moving

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Why I don’t like Perth

November 20, 2009 · 21 comments

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This year the most time I’ve spent in one place is Perth in Western Australia. Whilst I’ve written about the city and things to do here, I’ve not given my opinion on the place, so here it is: It sucks.

Perth is the place to come if you like a quiet life and want to earn some money and do business, it is popular with immigrants for this reason. However whilst it has some qualities to it, it’s not somewhere I’d recommend visiting. Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →


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