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EP 28: Enter the Year of the Dragon & the Stars of the Sunshine Coast

The Lunar New Year brings in the Year of the Wood Dragon – a year of opportunity and renewal, career work and success. Australian-Chinese artist Chris Chun talks us through the origins of the Chinese zodiac, and how best to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Take Chris’ recommendation and visit Melbourne’s Chinatown to see the Lunar New Year parade followed by yum cha, chinatownmelbourne.com.au then pop into the Museum of Chinese Australian History to see the largest dragon in the world, the Millennial Dragon, whose head weighs around 200kg. Chris’s family’s favourite Chinese restaurant in Melbourne is the long-running Rock Kung has been around for decades, visit them at 101 Kingsway, Glen Waverley.

Also, Booking.com releases its Top 10 Most Welcoming Places in Australia, and the Sunshine Coast and Victoria are shining bright – but who do you think got the top gong? For more Sunny Coast goodness, and to put its claim as Australia’s craft beer capital to the test, see visitsunshinecoast.com

And finally, let’s save money on travel insurance! Financial comparison site Mozo shows you how, see mozo.com.au

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