Second Tuesday of the Month

10.00 for 10.30 am in the Lyceum Club Rooms, Brisbane CBD

Illustrated Talks by members followed by questions and comments

Members and guests welcome

Enquiries to Circle Convener: Guests email Members refer to Members Only Page for the Convener’s contact details

Members are encouraged to bring their lunch and stay to enjoy more talk of travels.


Tuesday, 8 February: Fraser Island – postponed


Tuesday, 9 February: The Fall in NE USA and SE Canada (postponed)

Tuesday, 9 March: Exploring Tasmania; Some well-known spots-others less known

Tuesday, 13 April: The Fall in NE Canada and SE United States of America

Tuesday, 11 May: Ancient Roman Remains and the History of Eastern Europe

Tuesday, 8 June: Eyre Peninsula, South Australia

Tuesday, 13 July: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Tuesday, 10 August: Discover the Limestone Coast Region of South Australia

Tuesday, 14 September: Galicia –The Lighthouse Way along the wild west Atlantic Coast


Tuesday, 11 February 2020: Swedish Footprints

Tuesday, 10 March: Alaska Overland from the Aleutian Islands to the Arctic Ocean

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Tuesday, 13 October: A Weel in Rochetta Alta, Molise-Saracens, Charlemagne  and De Gaulle – St Benedict, Charlemagne and de Gaulle : A trio of surprising stories in an Italian hill town.

Tuesday, 10 November: tba


2019 Circles

November: Greek cooking school on Skyros 

October: Iceland

September: Gardens and History in Spain

August: Northern Italy: From the Mountains to the Sea

July: Northern Coastlines and Aquamarine Seas

June: High Landscape, Heritage and Four Winds

May: Latvia-The Country of My Birth

April: Staying in Romania’s Villages

March: Unst, the most northerly island of Scotland

February: Definitely one for the bucket list-The Galapagos


2018 Meetings

October: Finding Finland

September: Northern Portugal… a fascinating glimpse of 2000 years of history in 10 days


July: Unconventional Adventures in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia

June: Asian and South Asian Weddings

May: Travelling Overland in 1962. Part 2: Yazd to Colombo

April: Travelling Overland in 1962. Part 1: London to Isfahan

March: Lizard Island – somewhere special

13 February: Sardinia Rocks


2017 Meetings

November: Spilt-Dalmatia (Croatia) – a holiday in Podgora with  highlights of the Biokova Nature Reserve and the two National Parks – Krka and Plitvice

October: Three Cities in France

September: Provence, South of France

August: The Channel Islands

July: Coastal Central Queensland

June: Rajasthan and Darjeeling

May: Riga (Latvia), across the Baltic, and Northern Germany

April: NW Sicily and a Swim Trek in the Egadi Islands

March: Indonesia, including Indigenous Culture and Ceremonies

February: Japanese Gardens

2016 Meetings

November: The Outer Hebridean Islands of Scotland – South and North Uist, Harris and Lewis

October: Two French Villages and their Valleys in the Auverne

September: Mountains, More Mountains and the People of Ancient Mustang

August: The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: a small country with a big presence

July: Spitalfields: A History and The House that wouldn’t Die – Spitalfields

June Highlights of Poland

May Kangaroo Island and the Limestone Coast

April Beaches, Bush and Banksias of Western Australia

March Icelandland of fire and ice

February Waltzing Matilda Meets Haiku. Ausglish in the Land of the Rising 


November Off the Beaten Track – Again! Exploring Ethiopia 

October An Independent Driving Trip Around Northern Romania 

September South Georgia: A glimpse into its history and natural history   

August The Rivers, Waterways and Seas of the Top End

July Journey Through Western USA – seven weeks of the arts, beauty and history

June The Fascination of Madagascar

May More Island Tales: The Torres Strait and Beyond

April Through the Looking-Glass: A Glimpse into Cuba

March A Taste of Greenland

February The Syria That Was

Earlier Meetings and Topics