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La La Land, with Donna Demaio

Saturday, August 11, 2018

One of my favourite travel destinations is Los Angeles. I have visited every year for eight years for the G’day USA event that celebrates Aussies in America. But LA is so much more than Hollywood. I relax there. I eat there. I shop there. I connect with people. I believe LA can be misunderstood by ...

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Discovering the unexpected, with designer Vicky Featherston Tu

Saturday, August 4, 2018

There is great value in leaving room for the unexpected when travelling.  One of my most memorable travel experiences was completely unplanned.  My husband Julian and I were on an extended trip in Europe and while in Spain we stumbled upon these abandoned sites leftover from the 1992 Seville Expo. Exploring the buildings and grounds was ...

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David Perry, CEO of The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne

Saturday, July 28, 2018

My wife is from Thailand so travelling to the land of smiles is always particularly special. Travel with family makes things more enjoyable by a factor of about a billion. Also, just in our backyard, here in Melbourne, is Mornington Peninsula - an underrated haven. Extremely accessible, yet a world away from the city life. People ...

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India Hicks: Africa has left an imprint on our memories

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Last summer, David and I and our five children travelled to Africa, to experience the landscapes and wildlife from desert to jungle, and human life from remote tribal village to teeming metropolis. We fished on the Zambezi river, amongst crocodiles and hippos, and found baboons helping themselves quite literally to the cookies from our cookie ...

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Meredith Gaston’s idea of travel heaven

Saturday, July 14, 2018

I daydream about returning to Kas, a vibrant, soulful village on the south coast of Turkey. Set between the mountains and the sea, garlands of bougainvillea against blue sky, cobblestone streets with the most beautiful shops and markets nestled in, kind, welcoming people and a deliciously unhurried pace of life... my idea of heaven! We ...

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Peter Bingeman, Chief Executive Officer, Visit Victoria

Saturday, July 7, 2018

I grew up in the Yarra Valley and it will always be one of my favourite places to take time out and enjoy myself.  I was raised as a wine lover on my parents’ vineyard and am still passionate about the local produce in the region. There’s a lot to do in the Yarra Valley, ...

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