All Posts By Catriona Rowntree

Iran

by Monday, October 23, 2017

Guest Traveller Tarnia Puchlenko is a business consultant, traveller and serial renovator who originally hails from Melbourne but has lived overseas in Fiji, Malaysia and is now based in Barcelona, Spain. In her own words, she "drinks far too much wine and gin", and writes irreverent travel stories on her blog chroniclesoftarnia.wordpress.com. We have been fortunate to read Tarnia's words ...

Il Sereno Lago di Como, Italy

by Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Il Sereno Lago di Como Hotel, on the eastern shore of Italy's Lake Como, is a sight to behold, for so many reasons. With a Lake Como back-drop that's beyond your wildest dreams, the hotel's award-winning designer Patricia Urquiola has brought the interiors comfort and cutting-edge luxury with an unmistakably Italian flair. Read on as the concierge ...

A trip down memory lane

by Monday, October 16, 2017

Guest Traveller Kathryn Lucas from Queensland has clearly always had wanderlust - and a keen interest in documenting her travels through photography - but this year she and her husband have well and truly succumbed to a fresh dose of the travel bug! My favourite part of this story is the New Year's resolution-style philosophy she and her husband adopted for ...

Weird spells & holy places

by Friday, October 13, 2017

Let's be honest with each other... Do you ever need a holiday after returning from your holiday? Heaven, help me. I'm pooped after turning a work trip to the Jamestown Show South Australia (what a triumph, helloooo Elon Musk!) into a family holiday. Mother Guilt, gets me every time, but boy was I dazzled by our Aussie landscape. I ...