Nicole Lenoir-Jourdan

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Flora picnic rug by Miss Amara
Perfect picnic rugs by Miss Amara

Let us gallivant through the splendid season of picnics with the mirth and joy, where the sun dapples through the trees, laughter fills the air, and a Jatz cracker with a slice of brie becomes the epitome of culinary delight.

Millon wines The Masterpiece Shiraz
Millon Wines launches the Masterpiece

Millon Wines have uncorked a revelation in the form of “The Masterpiece,” a Shiraz so magnificent, so teeming with the subtlety and nuance often reserved for its French cousins, that one might very well need to sit down upon tasting it.

The Macallan
Stella McCartney teams up with The Macallan Whisky

The unveiling of The Harmony Collection’s third edition under the aegis of this collaboration is more than an annual tradition; it’s a manifesto of innovation, creativity, and a boundless exploration of what lies at the heart of The Macallan.

Tuscan Princess tour
Luxury tours in Italy

Enter stage left, Valerio Fantinelli, an Australian-Italian chef with the culinary wizardry of a Michelin-starred sorcerer, and his cohort, Luca Rocconi, a professional Italian tour guide whose ancestry presumably includes a lineage of Roman emperors, given his encyclopaedic knowledge of Italy’s secrets. Together, these cousins concoct asmall-group tours through Italy’s heart and soul, promising escapades from one to six days that would make Caesar himself green with envy.

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort Marina
A new way to experience InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

In an audacious move that could only be matched by the daring of a Whitsundays skipper braving the tempestuous seas, the InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has unfurled its sails to welcome the maritime elite with open arms and a dash of panache.

Komodo Dragon
Visit Komodo and see a real live dragon

Let’s embark on a jaunt to the Komodo National Park, during the illustrious Year of the Dragon. This Indonesian jewel, cradled in the bosom of East Nusa Tenggara, is not just a UNESCO World Heritage Site; it’s a veritable circus of nature’s grandest spectacles, where Komodo dragons, those prehistoric behemoths, reign supreme.

Pacific Drifter Spiced Rum
Pacific Drifter Spiced Queensland Rum

Enter Pacific Drifter spiced rum, a liquid ode to the quintessential Aussie spirit, as iconic as an impromptu beach barbie. This nectar, born from the stickiest Queensland molasses  from local sugar canes – is a stroke of genius.

Caminito del Rey
Hiking Spain: The Camino De Santiago and Beyond

Ah, Spain! A land of contrasts and contradictions, where the sun beats down on the Mediterranean coast with the same fervour as the sangria flows in the local tavernas. But beyond the clichés of flamenco and paella lies a secret: Spain is Europe’s second most mountainous country.

Aerial view of the Hunter River, Kimberley, Australia.
Coral Expeditions Unveils Kimberley Cruise Guide

In a move as bold and spirited as the Australian outback itself, Coral Expeditions, the trailblazers of the Aussie cruise scene, have unveiled their latest magnum opus: the 2024-2025 Kimberley Cruise Guide.

Hilton Melbourne LQS Rooftop Pickleball Court credit.Kimberley Leahy
Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street offers Rooftop Pickleball Court

In the bustling heart of Melbourne, a city renowned for its peculiar charm and a penchant for the extraordinary, the Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street (affectionately abbreviated as HMLQS by those in the know) embarked on a venture so audaciously whimsical it could only have sprung from the minds of those who had one too many gin cocktails. This esteemed establishment, already a paragon of hospitality, has decided to marry the worlds of luxury accommodation and… pickleball.