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Sleek technology, soaring skyscrapers & street food: Shanghai, with Kirsty Manning

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Shanghai. It’s all sleek technology, soaring skyscrapers and lights one moment, then tiny laneways filled with the scent of street food the next. Like Alexandra — the contemporary protagonist of "The Jade Lily" — my first encounter with Shanghai had me hooked. I was fascinated by the chic streets of the French Concession, the Art Deco ...

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Mikaela Phillips on Manhattan Beach: “Everything you imagine LA to be”

Saturday, April 14, 2018

My favourite travel destination to date would be Manhattan Beach, California. Only a 10-minute drive south of LAX , it is the epitome of California lifestyle and living! From old-fashioned ice-cream stores, to beach volleyball, endless beach days (even in winter you’ll find surfers and locals out), great shopping/dining and people always in bikinis ha ...

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Norway’s Northern Lights & memorable Istanbul, with Michelle Woodley, President, Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Michelle's favourite travel destination Of all the places I have traveled, Istanbul, the city where East meets West, is among my favourites.  This vibrant city with historical world significance has professional and personal meaning to me.  I first visited Istanbul in the mid-1990s when I was a reservation and distribution specialist with an international hotel company.  ...

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From divine Qualia to deer blood, with Lorie Argus, Melbourne Airport

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Lorie's favourite destination.... It is hard to narrow down my favourite destination given I have travelled extensively. Hawaii and Mexico jump to mind as some favourites however, it is hard to beat my most recent holiday to Hamilton Island, but in particular Qualia Resort on Hamilton Island. That resort is absolutely divine; it’s exclusive, it’s adults ...

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A guide to Victoria’s most beautiful flower farms with author, Vanessa Carnevale

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Before writing my novel, "The Memories That Make Us", set on a fictional flower farm in Victoria’s Daylesford in the heart of Spa Country, I gave little thought to where our flowers actually came from. It was shortly after I began my flower research that I learned that a percentage of the fresh blooms we ...

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Los Angeles: A city brimming with substance, by Jane Brook, Food + Wine Vic.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

"Six years ago, my daughter moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in contemporary art. My immediate reaction was, Los Angeles? What about New York, London, Hong Kong? The reason for my love of LA - My daughter, Olivia, at her gallery! It would be fair to say that I had a preconceived prejudice against the ...

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