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Escape the city and relax like it’s 1923


Monday, November 26, 2018

Journeys to Come’s Jack Walden recently spent the night as a guest of the Lancemore Group at the historic Werribee Mansion Hotel & Spa. Opulence, elegance and stylish glamour are captured in the transformed Italianate-style bluestone estate of Werribee’s Mansion Hotel & Spa—ready for your escape to the edge of Melbourne. I’d been dying to spend the ...

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Travel back in time – today!


Friday, June 9, 2017

Movies and books are good at transporting us back in time to explore the world, as it was at some point in history, from the comfort of our bed, couch or cinema. Taking an actual journey to the place itself, whether it be Egypt, Pompeii or Port Arthur, is like opening the book and stepping inside it. Travel delivers a multi-sensory ...

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Kickin’ it on Route 66


Thursday, January 5, 2017

“Well if you ever plan to motor west, travel my way, take the highway that's the best. Get your kicks on Route 66” – Bobby Troup. You’ve heard the song, you’ve watched the movies and no doubt recognise many of the iconic attractions along “America’s Highway”, but why is Route 66 so special? I mean, it’s ...

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At Home With Catriona


Monday, December 5, 2016

Discover Catriona's historic family farm and surrounds!

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Seine River Cruise II


Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The first leg of our Scenic Tours Seine River Cruise was enthralling. We settled into Scenic’s Space-Ship, the newest and most sophisticated passenger ship on the river, and after spending glorious time in Paris, we cruised north-west to Normandy before an emotional visit to the Somme Battlefields. On board the luxurious Space-Ship, we cruised our way to ...

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Seine River Cruise


Monday, October 17, 2016

Shopping in Paris (in particular, the incredible Galleries Lafayette) and visiting Normandy in France (for it's cheese, Chanel, culture and history) have to be added to your France bucket list, and a Seine river cruise is the perfect way to sample a little bit of everything this gorgeous country has to offer ... Part 1 of ...

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