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Il Patriarca in Tuscany, one of the best vineyard escapes in Italy - Luxury Escapes

Italy’s Wine Regions & Vineyard Stays

From the unique terroir of Piedmont to old-world seclusion in Umbria, fall head over heels with a wine-filled escape among Italy’s fruitful vines.  With more than 4,000 years of history and 350 official varieties across 20 varied regions, the scope of Italian winemaking is immense. So before you head straight for Tuscany, it’s worth noting […]

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Find Your Bliss: Bali’s Best Five-Star Resorts 

With so many jaw-dropping places to stay in Bali, how do you choose? Here, we help you find Bali's best five-star resorts for your next escape. With striking raw landscapes, breathtaking beaches, and a spiritual hinterland, Bali is all about rest and rejuvenation – backed by its huge number of luxury retreats, but a quick […]

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Sky-High Swimming: Singapore’s Best Rooftop Pools

Marina Bay Sands’ iconic pool may get all the buzz – but there are plenty more spots for sky-high swimming in Singapore's best rooftop pools. A cityscape as stunning as Singapore’s is best enjoyed from a rooftop pool, preferably with a cocktail in hand. Reach new heights with our pick of the best.   The Clan Hotel Singapore by […]

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Australia’s Best Multi-Day Hikes & Where to Stay After

Stretching from sun-scorched desert peaks and tropical hinterland to the rugged and remote South Coast, Australia’s contrasting landscapes are woven with ambitious hikes and well-crafted paths designed to take you deeper into nature. While one-day walks may scratch the surface of Australia’s beauty, it’s the multi-day trails that peel back the layers — leaving you […]

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A Guide to Thailand’s Best Islands

So many islands, so little time – we're here to help you plan your adventure to Thailand's best islands.  Thailand’s best islands are a treasure trove of white-sand beaches, limestone cliffs and wildlife-filled turquoise waters. It’s your tropical paradise dreams come to life. With over 1,000 islands to choose from, it can be a mammoth task […]

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View of a hut on the edge of a lake in Cradle Mountain, one of Tasmania's most romantic getaway locations - Luxury Escapes

9 of the Most Romantic Getaways in Tasmania  

Find your next romantic getaway on this heart-shaped island.. Blessed with arresting landscapes, renowned restaurants, world-class wine regions and abundant wildlife, the Apple Isle sets the scene for a perfect couple’s retreat. From an artsy stay inspired by Hobart’s famed MONA museum to a private island escape just off the coast of the mainland – here’s our roundup of the most romantic getaways in Tasmania.   Want to […]

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Get Ready: How Aussies Can Prepare for Their First International Post-Pandemic Trip

The world looks a little different since the last time Aussies travelled overseas – here's how to prepare for your first post-pandemic trip.  International travel is officially back on the cards – but things have changed since the last time we hopped on a long-haul flight.   As we’re all a little out of practice, it’s more important […]

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5 Great Reasons to Embrace Summer in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

From lush rainforests to dreamy reef expeditions, there’s a lot to love about summer in Tropical North Queensland. Summertime in the tropics is one of Australia’s best-kept secrets. Between December and February, rainforests are green and lush, the Great Barrier Reef is spectacular and wildlife is roaming thanks to abundant food, resulting in truly memorable […]

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5 Reasons You Need to Add Fiji’s Malolo Island to Your Bucket List

A sparkling gem in the Pacific Ocean, Fiji's Malolo Island is simply unmissable – here we reveal five reasons to visit. The lullaby-like welcome song ‘Bula Maleya’ is as warm as the weather as you arrive on Malolo Island. With swaying coconut trees, the sound of the ocean lapping at your bure door and stars […]

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Best Luxury Resorts in Cook Islands: Find the Right Escape for You

Whether you’re searching for family fun in the sun, a wellness retreat, or the perfect honeymoon – our guide to the best luxury resorts in Cook Islands has the right hotel for you. Brimming with laid-back South Pacific charm, the Cook Islands offers an enticing mix of relaxation and adventure. Sunseekers come for the white-sand […]

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Put a Spring in Your Step: 5 Springtime Experiences in Victoria  

Spring has well and truly sprung in Victoria: we’ve flicked the switch on daylight savings, the weather’s warmer and flowers are blooming. Celebrate the return of springtime with fresh strawberry picking in the Mornington Peninsula, breathtaking day hikes in the You Yangs and picnics in the Royal Botanical Gardens. Here is our pick of top […]

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6 Things You Need to Know About Australia's Best Rail Adventure

Sofia Levin, Guest Writer & Photographer Sofia Levin, culinary travel journalist and founder of Seasoned Traveller, shares her experience on The Ghan, one of the world's greatest rail adventures.   Most Australian travellers have heard of The Ghan, but what’s it actually like to travel by train through our Great Southern Land? Named after the Afghan cameleers who […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Aitutaki on Your Next Cook Islands Trip

A sprinkling of paradisiacal islets in the remote South Pacific, the Cook Islands quench a thirst for freedom despite their isolation. While Rarotonga is worthy of a luxury stay, don’t miss the chance to maximise paradise with a few extra days in Aitutaki – you won’t regret it. The 50-minute scenic flight from Rarotonga to […]

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The view over country Victoria from RACV Cape Schanck Resort makes this one of the best luxury accommodations in country Victoria - Luxury Escapes

Worlds Away: Country Victoria's Best Luxury Accommodation

From the Goldfields to the Great Ocean Road, discover country Victoria's best luxury accommodation.  From time to time, the need to leave the city, breathe and reboot arises. And when it does, the bushland, leafy vineyards and rolling farmland of country Victoria await, ready to embrace us in a comforting blanket of tranquility. Heading away […]

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8 Travel Bubbles We Can’t Wait to Pop

As vaccination rates rise, so do our chances of international travel – particularly when it comes to these hot destinations.  Countries around the world are very quickly opening up to vaccinated international visitors, putting international travel well and truly back on the cards for Australians. So prepare your passports; here are the top destinations we think you’ll be able to jet away to first.   Read […]

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5 Reasons Why International Travel is Just Around the Corner

It’s time to start planning that bucket-list trip – international travel is closer than you might think.  After the last 18 months, international travel seemed like a faraway dream for many Aussies, but there’s great news on the horizon: we’re getting a lot closer to dusting off our passports and hopping on a plane once more.   As the light at the end of the tunnel gets brighter […]

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Cities in Bloom: A Guide to Australia's Flower Festivals

Celebrate the magic of springtime with our guide to Australia’s best flower festivals. Springtime in Australia sees the country shaking off its winter chill, enjoying warmer days and sunnier skies. But the best part? The riot of colour that erupts as flower buds blossom – think pink roses, rich purple wisteria, golden daffodils and so […]

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48 Hours in Daylesford: How to Spend a Weekend in Victoria’s Spa Capital 

Our Daylesford guide will help you make the most of a well-deserved wellness weekend away in Victoria’s spa capital. Steaming mineral waters, mouth-watering morsels and mindful walks are all essential parts of a luxurious weekend escape in Daylesford, in Victoria’s Central Highlands. Here are our top picks to ensure you make the most of a […]

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The South Pacific: Which Island is For You?

The sparkling waters of the South Pacific have long been an alluring drawcard for sun-seekers wanting to exchange their fast-paced every day for the image of paradise. But beyond the postcard-perfect palm-fringed shores lies a collection of islands far from interchangeable, each boasting a culture as unique as their landscape. Whether you’re eager to chase […]

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6 Unmissable Day Trips from Perth

Exchange the metropolitan buzz of Perth for a beautiful day trip among nature with our top six adventures within 90 minutes of the glittering CBD. You don’t need to go far to wander out yonder. Just 90 minutes will be enough to experience some of the most inspiringly diverse regions in Western Australia – all […]

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7 Reasons Why Sails in the Desert Should be on Your Bucket List

There has never been a better time to tick unmissable Aussie stays off your travel to-do list – and this iconic outback oasis is your launchpad for delving deep into Australia's ancient Indigenous roots. To a backdrop of the iconic rich red soil that’s synonymous with the Red Centre, white sails shimmer like a mirage […]

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