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My island home: a Malaysian escape
Set on 104 acres and 500 metres of private beachfront surrounded by the Langkawi Islands, it is far enough away to feel private, but not so far away to feel isolated. read more >

A retreat to peace and quiet: Secret Valley Escape
Secret Valley Escape lives up to its name. Not even Google Maps can find this place. But for those seeking peace and quiet, the extra effort is well rewarded. read more >

A feast in their own backyard
For Rodney Dunn and Séverine Demanet, bringing home the bacon is a short walk. And the carrots. And the raspberries, apples and peaches. The Agrarian Kitchen operates out of a converted 19th century schoolhouse on a five-acreage farm. read more >

Haunted holidays
For these businesses, the thrill of the paranormal isn’t a seasonal affair. Living in a country with such an eclectic, and at times violent, past, it seems every suburb is steeped in rich history and with it, the promise that the history isn’t dead and buried. read more >

Greetings from Bondi Style
2026 is the home to postcard-ready beach days, the place where busload after busload of tourists set down, and a strip of sand ploughed again. read more >

 

Tropical cool in Port Douglas
It takes something special to stand out amid the variety of accommodation options in Port Douglas. The Peppers Port Douglas resort does just that: a beacon of stark white cool in the dense heat and humidity of northern Queensland. read more >

Great southern land
The festive spirit was out in full force in the city streets of Melbourne three days before Christmas. As office workers hurried to get last minute presents in their lunch break, we arrived at the discreet entrance of the impos... read more >

Palm Beach paradise
The smart set have known about Jonah’s on Sydney’s northern beaches for decades. Laurence Olivier, Anthony Hopkins and Mick Jagger are among the many guests who have enjoyed the uninterrupted view of Palm Beach.
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Nine reasons to stay in Sydney this season
Adelaide may have its churches, Melbourne its sky crossed with overhead wires, but Sydney has… well, what doesn’t it have? read more >

 

Mountain magic
What’s so good about the NSW Blue Mountains? Well, let’s combine a bit of adventure with fabulous surroundings, throw in a huge measure of pampering and dining, and we have the perfect recipe for a fantastic break. ... read more >

Sri Lanka 

Sri Lanka - stay away at your own folly
Take one dose of eccentricity, add a touch of whimsy and you get Helga’s Folly in Sri Lanka Roughly half the size of Ireland, Sri Lanka packs in more beauty and variety than any small island has a right to claim. Surround... read more >

My island home: a Malaysian escape

Overseas girls trip. Cue an onslaught of emotions: from apprehension (destination unknown), to excitement (seven days of... read more >

Hip Hamburg

When you're planning a European escape there's a fair chance that a large industrial port town in the middle of Germany... read more >

A retreat to peace and quiet: Secret Valley Escape

Secret Valley Escape lives up to its name. Not even Google Maps can find this place – it will send you along... read more >

A feast in their own backyard

For Rodney Dunn and Séverine Demanet, bringing home the bacon is a short walk. And the carrots. And the... read more >

Haunted holidays

As Halloween draws closer, the feared, fearful and frightening is lurking around every corner – ghosts, ghouls, and... read more >

Greetings from Bondi Style

2026 is the home to postcard-ready beach days, the place where busload after busload of tourists set down, and a strip of... read more >

Tropical cool in Port Douglas

It takes something special to stand out amid the variety of accommodation options in Port Douglas. The Peppers Port... read more >

Great southern land

The festive spirit was out in full force in the city streets of Melbourne three days before Christmas. As office workers... read more >

Nine reasons to stay in Sydney this season

Adelaide may have its churches, Melbourne its sky crossed with overhead wires, but Sydney has… well, what... read more >

Travel - North/East Victoria

There is no doubting the rivalry between Sydneysiders and Melburnians. Both camps are more than willing to sing the... read more >

Sri Lanka - stay away at your own folly

Take one dose of eccentricity, add a touch of whimsy and you get Helga’s Folly in Sri Lanka Roughly half the size of... read more >

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Think of Germany and it's probably the cosmopolitan flair of Berlin or Munich that comes to mind, but a new star has begun to emerge.
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Nine reasons to stay in Sydney this season.
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Let’s face it – when it comes to getting fit, ulterior motives abound.
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