Tag Archives Macedon Ranges

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 ...

Daylesford, Victoria

by Monday, January 15, 2018

This week's Guest Traveller - a JTC staff writer - returned to Daylesford, a small country town in Victoria which she had visited on numerous occasions, to challenge a long-held belief that she'd 'been there, done that'. This is her account of having her eyes opened to new possibilities (and impossibilities, like expecting a turn-down service with chocolate and Turkish ...