Australia/Oceania

Australia is the smallest of the seven continents and covers about 5.6% of Earth’s landmass. In Oceania there are 14 countries and a number of dependent territories. That’s a huge variety to cover and read about.

Australia is the smallest of the seven continents and covers about 5.6% of Earth’s landmass. In Oceania there are 14 countries and a number of dependent territories. That’s a huge variety to cover and read about.

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Carmen rocks it on Cockatoo Island

The sun had come out of its lockdown to welcome Carmen on her opening night at Cockatoo Island. What a way to see an Opera: a ferry ride, a drink and a snack looking out over the Harbour Bridge and a stroll amongst history.

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The Darling: Fit for a French Queen

If Marie Antoinette were here in Sydney today, there’s no doubt which hotel she’d choose to rest her coiffured head: The Darling, Sydney.

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Tasmanian luxury via seaplane

On Board will now ferry guests on their new seaplane to Tasmania’s latest luxury wilderness cruise experience.

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Beechmont Estate joins Northern Escape Collection

Hazelwood Estate, the luxury country retreat set in Queensland’s Scenic Rim, is rebranding as Beechmont Estate and becoming part of Northern Escape Collection, a curated portfolio of boutique lodges and experiences owned by Morris Group.

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Make ballet not bombs: Swan Lake

‘Make dance not war’ read the words on a Ukrainian national flag held in the left hand of Pavlo Zurnadzhi, the jester in the United Ukrainian Ballet’s moving performance of Swan Lake.

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A review of Movenpick hotel Melbourne on Spencer

The Movenpick is located on Spencer Street in the heart of the city in the tram free zone and very close to the Southern Cross Station.

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Sydney’s The Porter House Hotel

Just three decades after entering the Australia/Pacific hotel market, Accor has added its 400th hotel, with the launch of the heritage-listed The Porter House Hotel – MGallery in Sydney.

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Stay in luxury homes in Western Australia’s Denmark

It’s the perfect time to book an escape from the city to the natural beauty of Denmark in WA’s Great Southern. Wildflowers are coming into bloom, days are warming, and Private Properties has three new luxury holiday homes in the region to enjoy.

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James Viles creates waves at the Park Hyatt, Sydney

James is repositioning the Park Hyatt Sydney hotel as a destination that offers a food journey through parts of Australia.

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A new Phantom wows Sydney

The Phantom of the Opera is still keeping its audiences riveted 113 years after it was published.

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Grenache & Gourmet launches in Mclaren Vale

McLaren Vale’s inaugural Grenache & Gourmet kicks off on 16 September with International Grenache Day.

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Light up your life at The Star Grand, Gold Coast

The Star Grand has increased its razzle dazzle after $75 million was spent on a major face lift of this iconic hotel.