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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 ...

A thing of beauty

by Saturday, March 30, 2019

Do you have a favourite garden that you love to travel to? Maybe it’s your own backyard, or Sissinghurst in England, the blossom season of Japan, or your local nursery? My Nan and I used to have cappuccinos at the nursery up the road from our house. All those camellias were a thing of beauty ...

Going Dutch down the GOR

by Monday, March 18, 2019

Thelma and Louise, aka Dutchies Femmie and Oobie, marked a milestone birthday with a road trip that took in Victorian gems, like the Great Ocean Road, through fresh eyes. Let's hit the road and see what they saw...  Femmie and Ernestine on tour. What do you do when an old friend invites you for a Victorian road ...

A hotel fit for a prince

by Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Emma is Concierge at The Prince Hotel, in the heart of St Kilda in Melbourne's inner south-east. The hotel has just finished a refurbishment of all of its hotel rooms and launched a new restaurant, The Prince Dining Room. Right now, in Summer, St Kilda is at its most vibrant so, let's catch a tram down Fitzroy Street ...