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    Shanti Morada: Boutique Heritage in Goa, India

      Forget Goa’s reputation for partying hippies. These days, a visit to the tiny Indian state is all about history – Portuguese history, in fact. The European country had influence on India’s Malabar coast from the 1500s until as late as the 1960s, and a drive through Goa’s green paddy fields reveals magnificent remnants from [...]

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    Asia’s Best Pizzas

    Good pizza in Asia? Great news: it’s more common than you’d think. We spent the last five months scouring the continent for the best pies this side of Italy and what we found was pretty impressive. Whether you’re tired of Asian fare or you’re just in the mood for a world-class slice, these spots in [...]

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    Empty Leg Flights Make Private Jet Travel More Affordable

    For most people, air travel is more about economy class and commercial airlines than luxurious private jets. That may be about to change, though, as empty leg flights become more and more popular on the global scene. Think about it: thousands of private jets fly exclusive customers across the globe every day. A jet might [...]

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    Places of Pinterest: Mont St. Michel, France

    In our regular column, Places of Pinterest, we serve up the low down on those iconic travel images that pinners love – how to get there, where to stay, what else to see nearby… all the details that you need to turn your virtual daydream into reality.   This Time: Mont Saint-Michel, France Where: Mont [...]

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    Huka Lodge, New Zealand

      In the heart of New Zealand’s North Island, the historic Huka Lodge has been drawing the world’s A-listers for years. This exclusive lodge was built on the Waikato River in the 1920s as a fishing lodge and is the ideal spot for those looking to escape to nature and, of course, fish – famous [...]

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    Margaret River Opulence: Cape Lodge

    We packed our bags to the brim with our most elegant wine drinking/gourmet food eating attire and set off to the fabulous five star Cape Lodge Resort in the Margaret River. Just a three-hour drive from Perth, this charming pastoral paradise is the perfect place to rest, relax and recharge while enjoying a trifecta of [...]

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    Vietnamese Delights: Pullman Danang Beach Resort

    Mix in spectacular weather and a brilliant coastline with incredible local cuisine (perfected over centuries) and voila, you have Danang, Vietnam. As one of the most sought after beach destinations in Asia, our Travel Team were promised a vibrant holiday atmosphere, post-card worthy sunsets and food so fragrant and delicious that our pallets would forever [...]

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    Le Meridien Khao Lak Beach & Spa Resort

    To bring our readers this week’s holiday destination, we decided to dabble in a bit of time travel (you know, the totally realistic kind). We packed our bags for Khao Lak, Thailand and found ourselves in the the Patong of decades ago – characterized by stunning tranquility, leafy green foliage, a lushly tropical feel and [...]

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    Vibrant Reef & Turquoise Water: Green Island Resort

    One for the Bucket List When you are asked to head to one of the seven wonders of the world , you count your lucky stars, pack your bags and board the plane before anyone has a chance to change their mind! For this week’s getaway, we travelled to the Great Barrier Reef’s Green Island [...]

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    How to Visit Kerala’s Famous Backwaters

      Mention India to someone who’s been and you’re just as likely to hear about swaying palms and mirror-still canals as desert forts and ancient temples. Kerala’s iconic backwaters have become one of India’s most popular tourist experiences, and for good reason. India’s most southwestern state consists of a magical patchwork of electric green rice [...]

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    One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos

      Besides killing it in TV and movies, Jennifer Aniston, Eva Longoria and Real Housewives of New York City alum Bethanny Frankel all have one thing in common: time allegedly spent at One&Only Palmilla Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. The resort was built back in 1956 by the then Mexican president’s son and even then [...]

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    These 5 Hotels are Hollywood Stars

      Is it just us, or are so many of the best Hollywood movies set in hotels? And we don’t mean just any hotel – our favourite films are set in power-hotels: huge complexes with lust-worthy amenities, sprawling pools and sumptuous spas. Not to mention lavish treatment that certainly lives up to each hotel’s Hollywood status. [...]

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    Australia’s Taste Sensations: Our Monthly Picks

    We’re the first to recommend international travel in pursuit of a good meal, but sometimes we’re guilty of forgetting that some amazing, world-class meals can be had right on our doorsteps without leaving the country. In Australia’s Taste Sensations, we share some of our favourite restaurants that you don’t have to travel far for – [...]

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    Enchanting Cambodia: Siem Reap and Phnom Pehn

    Welcome to the gateway to Cambodia’s Eighth Wonder of the World. A place where ancient civilisation once thrived and modern civilisation still does. Siem Reap – and the UNESCO World Heritage site of 12th century Angkor Wat within it – is one of our planet’s most visited travel destinations. With a perfect combination of old-world charm, vivid [...]

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    Majestic Island Escape: Mai Samui Resort and Spa

    They flutter in and out of the office, buzzing about their business while channeling their inner spirit animal- the swan ( gracefully gliding above the surface while frantically kicking below). Despite the occasional break in Zen-like character (frazzled demeanor, minor nervous break down etc), we are ever grateful for the magical moment when our Travel [...]

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