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A little piece of Austria

So you think you know Australia or, specifically, country Victoria?

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A taste of Chile: not nearly enough

Kaye was lucky enough to attend a hands-on Chilean cooking class. She shares her experiences and names Chile her Publisher’s Pick for this week.

Travelling Business with Cathay

In her Publisher’s Pick, Kaye shares her experiences flying with Cathay Pacific from Melbourne to Paris. Read on to find out if this is the airline for you.

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Cruising South America

South America is fast becoming a holiday hotspot for Australians, but if you’re a little reticent about going it alone, a luxurious small ship cruise is a terrific way to see this intriguing part of the world.

50 years of oriental luxury

This year 2013, sees the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong celebrating ‘50 Fantastic Years’ with year-long festivities to mark this milestone. Some of our favourites include:

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Mudbrick Winery

It's been almost thirty years since I last visited Waiheke Island. And I think we've both matured a little in the intervening years.

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Whileaway in Port Douglas

There are many eateries in Port Douglas, but just one Whileaway


Free wifi for all international visitors

Taiwan introduces free wifi for all international visitors

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Saigon Sally

This year Mother’s Day high tea was just a little bit different, but oh so enjoyable!

Publisher’s Pick – The best ever

Once a decade you have a gob-smackingly impressive travel adventure


Spectacular Hong Kong

Late last year I was privileged to spend five days in one of the most exciting cities of the world – Hong Kong. One of the things I love most about this city is how accessible it is for all ages and all budgets. If you are wealthy, you might be transported from the airport by Rolls Royce as a guest of the Peninsula Hotel, dine at Michelin star restaurants and buy luxury goods from all the top labels.

Best little bakehouse in Flinders

A smiling young man with curly blonde hair is heaping beach buns into a brown paper bag. His name is David Allan and he is simply passionate about the traditional baking methods that he and his partner Margaret Carey are once again following in the former Draper family bakery, originally established in the 1930s.

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