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BACKROADS TRAIL

The wonderful produce that grows on both sides of the Murray River is celebrated by a loose affiliation of primary producers and venues known as the Backroads Trail. When Don Hearn announced his desire to return to the family farm in the Caldwell district of south-western NSW it would be putting it mildly to say [...]

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AMBLING THROUGH ANDALUCIA

It takes a full day to even gain an overview of the Alhambra, beginning with the Generalife gardens in Andalucia. Derived from the Arabic words meaning overseer, these gardens were designed as a recreation area for the Moorish kings and feature a series of courtyards and numerous water features including a water stairway that plummets [...]

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S WOOLEEN STATION

The owners of Western Australia’s Wooleen Station have taken a bold new direction in a bid to make their property more sustainable.

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EATING THROUGH ENGLAND’S GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND

Exploring the counties of Shropshire and Herefordshire in the heart of England’s green and pleasant land involves lots of eating and drinking, best enjoyed by bicycle.

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CHASING FLOWERS IN AUSTRALIA

With many of Australia’s biodiversity hotspots located in Western Australia, the state is an irresistible magnet for plant enthusiasts.

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THE HEATHCOTE REGION

The thing that sets the Heathcote region apart is that the person you meet at most of its wineries and shopfronts is likely to be the owner.

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AN AUSSIE GUEST HOUSE

Graham Liney has had many chapters in his eventful life. but the thread that binds them all is that of consummate host.

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Cooking in Italy

We visited Amy La Via’s cooking school on our stopover in Lake Como, Italy.

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SHAKESPEARE’S ENGLAND

A trip to England on the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death provides ample opportunities to reconnect with his universal themes.

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MUDGEE GETAWAY

The town of Mudgee in the NSW Mid-West provides a feast for the senses in a very civilised, bucolic setting.

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SMALL ISLAND OFF THE FRENCH COAST

It may only be tiny, but Île de Ré on the French Atlantic coast is big on history, natural beauty and a laid-back holiday vibe.

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VICTORIA’S NORTHEAST

From its early beginnings during the gold rushes to its current incarnation as a wine, food and tourist hub, Victoria’s northeast has combined influences from many cultures to make it an intriguing and enticing place to enjoy a short break.

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NSW COAST AND COUNTRY

The Central Coast of NSW is renowed for stunning beaches, national parks and amazing adventures.

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LONDON MARKETS

For better bacon, extraordinary eggs and all-round amazing produce, visit the mother of all markets in the lee of London Bridge.

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TAMAR VALLEY TASMANIA

North east Tasmania, with Launceston at its heart and the Tamar Valley as its main artery, is a region of exceptional vitality, inspired by a cool climate that produces fabulous food, first class wines and great hospitality.

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TASMANIA’S SOUTHERN COAST

A cruise along Tasmania’s southern coastline takes in spectacular scenery, historic ports and occasionally challenging seas.

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AUSTRALIA’S MONASTIC TOWN

Life in Australia’s only monastic town balances work, prayer and obedience with the very pressing needs of keeping the small community and its historic buildings viable in the 21st century.

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A POCKET OF PARADISE

Nathan and Jodie Overall have been to many amazing spots around the world and are now determined to introduce visitors to their own pocket of paradise in south-east Queensland

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QUEENSLAND’S CARNARVON GORGE

Central Queensland’s Carnarvon Gorge is a rich repository of Aboriginal and natural history.

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TRAVEL TO THE ITALIAN ABRUZZO REGION

For an alternative to well-worn Tuscany, the relatively unknown Central Italian Abruzzo region offers an authentic experience with the capacity to surprise.

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THE ATHERTON TABLELANDS

The attraction-rich Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland is a fabulous destination for animal lovers.

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A ROAD TRIP THROUGH WA’S CORAL COAST

Western Australia’s coral coast is the land of the superlative … home to the world’s largest fish, the largest fringing coral reef, the oldest living “fossils” and arguably the best seafood.

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A NEW ZEALAND HIDEAWAY

Lombardy cottage in New Zealand’ Central Otago is a perfect hideaway, an ideal base for exploring the unusual region … or both.

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TROPICAL VANUATU GARDEN

An expatriate Australian has built an extraordinary showpiece, a tropical Vanuatu garden on the outskirts of the capital city.

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WA’S GREAT SOUTH

It would be a travel-weary soul indeed who failed to be impressed by the rich diversity of Western Australia’s Great Southern region.

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WEIRD HOLIDAY SPOTS

We’ve set out to find Australia’s quirkiest hotels and weirdest holiday spots.

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A VINTAGE TRAIN TOUR

A vintage train tour through country NSW combines the luxury travel of bygone days with fine dining and benchmark tourism experiences.

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GRAHAME SYDNEY’S TIMELESS LAND

For New Zealand’s most famous painter, the sparse and dry landscapes of Central Otago form the centre of his artistic universe.

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WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

The Arkaba walk combines a real-time Attenborough-quality nature documentary with an IMAX movie Technicolor landscape.

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OUTBACK DREAMING

A quest to find the “real” outback took us from Broken Hill to Bourke, with national parks, blink-and-you’ll-miss-them towns, and colourful encounters.

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ESCAPE TO COBBOLD GORGE

In a land of the large-scale, Cobbold Gorge stands out as a quintessential Queensland destination.

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TRACKS ACROSS THE TOP

Trains and boats and planes provide an amazing insight into Queensland’s Gulf Savannah region.

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ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS

Karijini National Park is one of Western Australia’s better kept secrets.

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OUT OF AFRICA: A KENYAN SAFARI

Publisher Karen Day saddles up for an eight-day horseback safari in Kenya’s Maasai Mara Reserve.

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SNOWBOUND SPLENDOUR IN AUSTRIA

The Austrian ski region of Arlberg redefines the alpine cliché with sugar-coated mountains, powder-perfect snow and chocolate-box houses set against mid-winter blue skies.

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A COUNTRY TOWN BOUNCES BACK

After complete devastation five years ago, the village of Marysville requests the pleasure of your company.

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MOUNTAIN HIGH HOMESTEAD

An exceptional eye for detail sets this rural retreat apart from the rest.

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BRUNY & BEYOND

Tree changers have brought a new way of thinking and a new lease on life to this striking part of Tasmania’s coastline, Bruny Island.

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IN BRUGES

As the home of the world’s best beer, finest chocolate, crispest frites (potato chips) and creamiest moules (mussels), there is a lot to love about Belgium’s medieval city of Bruges.

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SOUTHERN SANCTUARY

With the Huon and Derwent Rivers as its arterials and Hobart as its epicentre, Tasmania’s south is a sanctuary

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