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Travelling with the Spring Racing Carnival’s chief race caller

Saturday, October 6, 2018

My favourite place? That's a hard question, but the United Kingdom is my favourite, in particular, London. I love its vibe, its people and its pubs. I have also achieved a lot of my professional goals there, including calling the Grand National and Olympic Games, so I feel the UK has been good to me. The Brits ...

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Bound for South Australia

Saturday, September 29, 2018

I am a bit biased, but regional South Australia is among the best destinations to visit. So many of our regions are on people’s bucket lists – I’m lucky to have these experiences in my backyard, from cage diving with the Great White Sharks on the Eyre Peninsula, to the best wine regions and the ...

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For the love of big, dirty, exciting cities

Saturday, September 22, 2018

I love big, dirty, exciting cities, and I’ve never arrived in Barcelona without a sense of excitement, of possibility, a fluttering in the stomach. Barcelona is like an older, messier, southern hemisphere sibling of Melbourne.  I love the food, the drink, the architecture, the beach, the masses of people, even the smell. It feels like ...

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Australia’s wild frontier

Saturday, September 15, 2018

The Kimberley in the far north-western corner of Australia would have to be one of my favourite places to wander through. I just love the stunning colours and dramatic landscapes. The place remains a wild frontier, especially along its remote coastline. This would have to be the most remarkable wilderness in Australia. Here you will ...

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The incidental tourist: Peter Doherty, Nobel Prize winner

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Favourite travel destination is... London: great theatre, music, art galleries, bookshops and museums. Major priority is to visit the Tate, especially the Turner Gallery, the Tate Modern across the river and the National Portrait Gallery. Even if science turned you off at school, check out the National Science Museum at South Kensington: terrific stuff on ...

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Road-tripping in picture-perfect Provence, with designer Yeojin Bae

Saturday, September 1, 2018

I love road-tripping with my husband through Provence in the south of France. We travelled two road trips, a year apart, in the same region arriving in Avignon and basing ourselves at La Bastide Marie in a tiny village called Menerbes. Everything is so picture-perfect in this region: The colour palette of lemon, pink and ...

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