Tag Archives Macedon Ranges

The grand lady of Trentham

by Tuesday, April 23, 2019

One of the JTC team members has stayed at Maggies so we can, hand-on-heart, swear by Maggies being delightfully impressive! This heritage-listed Federation-style accommodation is situated right in the heart of the small village of Trentham, on the edge of the Wombat State Forest. Sleeping eight people across four, beautifully-adorned bedrooms, the building dates back to the late 19th Century. Apart ...

Picnicking at Hanging Rock – before it erupts into a tourism hot-spot

by Sunday, May 6, 2018

Did you know that, across the ditch, because of the popularity of the "Lord Of The Rings" trilogy, the New Zealand Customs Service, for a short time, stamped international passports with “Welcome to Middle Earth”? Well, with the reimagining of Joan Lindsay's iconic story "Picnic At Hanging Rock" about to put Victoria's Mount Diogenes on TV screens (and the world map) again, ...

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

by 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 ...