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Pacific Palms, NSW


Sunday, May 7, 2017

Imagine this: A secluded holiday spot surrounded by pristine lakes, internationally acclaimed wetlands, gorgeous surf beaches, and glorious palm forests. Where would you expect to find such a place so blessed by Mother Nature? Hawaii? Fiji? Actually, it's none of the above. Located on the Mid North Coast of NSW, Pacific Palms - or 'The ...

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‘Why I Love Country Victoria’ – in “Take 5”!


Friday, April 28, 2017

I just love where I live, on a farm outside Geelong, near Melbourne, so I'm so excited to be saying a big Thank You to "Take 5" for featuring My Favourite Places in country Victoria in the magazine this week! Rural and regional Victoria are richly endowed with so many wonderful places to visit - like the ...

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Sean’s Restaurant, Bondi


Sunday, April 23, 2017

US-based Salt Hotels Chief Executive David Bowd and Creative Director Kevin O'Shea visited Australia in February this year and clearly fell head over heels in love with Sydney. This was Kevin’s first visit to Sydney. David's last trip was 15 years ago and he found it fascinating to see how much the city has grown, in particular the ...

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Flop House, Kyneton, Victoria


Thursday, April 13, 2017

Harpsichord Studio is part of the Flop House portfolio of nine luxurious local lodgings in the Macedon Ranges and Goldfields, located 85kms or an easy 1-hour drive or train ride north-west of Melbourne. Genevieve Wearne, the very friendly and knowledgeable proprietor and hostess, makes a friend for life when she utters the words everyone wants ...

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Garden Tourism: Paul Bangay’s Favourites


Monday, March 20, 2017

Garden Tourism is a booming market. So many people around the world love to combine the joy of travel with their curiosity of 'other people's gardens'. So, I thought I'd ask my friend Paul Bangay, one of the world's greatest Landscape Designers, to share with us his favourite gardens to travel to and of course his ...

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Great Aussie Train Journey


Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Last weekend's Radio Show was all about Great Train Journeys, we hope you enjoyed it! Tim Fischer, Former politician and passionate train traveller, joined Catriona on the show to share his experiences on The Ghan and to reveal some other great train journeys! Catch up on the chat below...       Construction on The Ghan began in 1878 and was ...

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