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    Hidden Tropical Oasis: Courtyard by Marriott Bali Nusa Dua

    With a bone-chilling cold snap assaulting the east coast of Australia, not even the threat of volcanic ash could stop our our dedicated and determined Travel Team from setting off for the tropical climate and sun-drenched beaches of beautiful Bali! Our destination this time was the gorgeous beachside paradise of Nusa Dua, home to the […]

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    10 Things to do in Canberra in the Next Year

    Gone are the days when you could get away with calling Canberra boring. Nope – today, the country’s capital is seeing trendy restaurants and bars popping up month after month, art and food festivals keeping tourists pouring in and yep, you guessed it: the hipsters are moving in in droves. Should you find yourself in […]

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    Gold Coast Glamour: Hilton Surfers Paradise

    Gold, it’s toted as one of the most precious elements in existence and since the dawn of recorded history it has adorned royalty, defined the wealth of nations and taunted alchemists the world over. When the most noble of metals lends it name to a region, you expect nothing less than five star luxury and […]

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    Ashford Castle: County Mayo, Ireland

      Why celebs like Pierce Brosnan, Brad Pitt, Barbra Streisand and John Travolta are drawn to this five-star hotel on 350 acres of pristine Irish countryside and ancient woodland is no mystery – the 82-room property is a castle, after all, and one that dates all the way back to 1228. But things have come […]

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    Thai Indulgence: Novotel Phuket Resort

    Check out our Travel Team’s latest Thai adventure at the Novotel Phuket Resort in the heart of picture-perfect Patong! The Novotel Phuket Resort The Novotel Phuket Resort is one of Patong’s most iconic resorts, due to its unique architecture and enviable location – perched on a hillside just moments away from a stunning little cove in the quieter part of Patong […]

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    Love Ramen? Don’t Miss These 5 Shrines to the Soup

    Obsessed with the taste of this rich, addictive soup, but ready to take your noodle knowledge past the initial slurp? The following five ramen-centric destinations offer everything from expert takes on regional variations of the Japanese dish to whimsical journeys through instant noodle history. Oh, and a pork broth spa bath. Bring a bathing suit that […]

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    Top End Touring: Mary River Wilderness Retreat

    Get ready to experience an unforgettable holiday adventure, as we explore Australia’s breathtaking Top End! Our outback odyssey begins in the Northern Territory’s capital city of Darwin, where we meet the rest of our fellow tour group members and knowledgeable guides. We introduce ourselves and exchange travel stories before boarding a bus and motoring along […]

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    Harmony of the Seas: The World’s New Largest Cruise Ship

      Love cruises? Listen to this. Last month, Royal Caribbean’s new behemoth of a boat took to the water for the first time. And it floated! Phew. The Harmony of the Seas is being called the largest cruise ship in the world at over 227,000 tonnes and a capacity of almost 6,000 passengers. It’s the […]

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    Unmeasurable Luxury: Infinity Residences Resort & Spa Koh Samui

    Our latest Koh Samui deal includes seven nights of island luxury at Infinity Residences Spa & Resort in Koh Samui. There’s also an incredible upgrade option with a two-night stopover at the five-star AETAS Hotel in Bangkok! The Bangkok leg of the journey may be enjoyed at the beginning or the end of your trip. Regular […]

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    The Best of Vietnam: Almanity Hoi An & Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City

    Immerse yourself in the exotic wonder of Vietnam with a stunning escape to both Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City! Our Travel Team set off for an unforgettable Vietnamese adventure, starting in Hoi An. While Vietnam’s cities like Hanoi and Saigon have become famous for their dizzying energy, the former port town of Hoi An has […]

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    Around The World in 14 Glorious, Delicious Sandwiches

    It’s an internationally-agreed-upon fact – sandwiches are awesome. So many countries have their own versions, and we want basically to quit our jobs to go eat them all. Read up on our global favourites below, and be prepared when you take your next vacation. Or try to make your own! Yes – that’s quicker. (Runs […]

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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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    How to Make the Most of a Whale Watching Trip

      It’s whale season in Australia and, according to National Parks and Wildlife, up to 20,000 of the majestic giants pass along the NSW coast during this time. Though they’re visible from shore in spots all around the Aussie coast, one of the best places to see these massive mammals is Nelson Bay. In celebration of […]

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    World-Class Luxury in Nusa Dua: Grand Hyatt Bali

    As our Travel Team once again set a course for Bali, we were thrilled at receiving the news that we would be staying at one of our all-time favourite resorts – the Grand Hyatt Bali in Nusa Dua. A peaceful oasis far-removed from the hustle and bustle of Seminyak, the resort and leisure district of […]

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    New in LA: Mama Shelter

      You may not have heard of budget hotel concept Mama Shelter yet, but the brand’s new Los Angeles location certainly has the travel industry talking. That’s because Mama Shelter isn’t your typical budget hotel. When Club Med co-founder Serge Trigano built the brand in 2008 with his two sons, his immediate attention to luxurious details […]

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