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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Sofitel X The Tina Turner Muscial Exclusive Event

Can’t get enough of TINA – The Tina Turner Musical? Neither can Sofitel Sydney Wentworth! As a proud Official Partner of this critically acclaimed musical, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth has created an exclusive one-night-only experience for lovers of glamour, gastronomy and of course, great incredible live performances.

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Wicked offers an enchanted evening

Wicked the musical offers a spell-binding back story about Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West from the Wizard of Oz. Sheridan Adams plays Elphaba in the new rendition of Wicked now showing at Sydney’s Lyric theatre.

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Sydney’s top three hotel day spas

Spring is the best time to visit a plush Sydney hotel and be treated to some spa action in these five star havens. Whether you are at the Circular Quay end or Darling Harbour, our choice of top three spas are not far from any point in the CBD.

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St Siandra: Blessed with a Middle Harbour location

St Siandra has launched on middle harbour. At first thought one might think that Siandra might be the patron saint of Seven Spice Calamari or Spring Bay Mussels with green pepper salsa verde but no.

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Hamilton Island Race Week with Melissa Hoyer

Melissa Hoyer covers Hamilton Island race week. The sailing ‘week’ is when maxi, major and minor (there’s actually nothing minor about the sailing world) yachts venture up north in the hope of taking home line honours.

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Peppers Arrives at Manly Beach

Previously known as the North Tower of The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach, Peppers Manly Beach’s official opening will take place on August 25, marking the beginning of a new era in hospitality in the Manly region. 

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Sleep with the fishes on the Great Barrier Reef

At Hardy Reef, however, 40 nautical miles northeast of Airlie Beach you can sleep with the fishes and wake up to tell the tale. That’s because Hardy Reef is the home of Reefworld, a hotel built on a pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Pelorus Private island joins Northern Escape Collection

Pelorus Private Island is the latest jewel in the Northern Escape Collection crown, offering travellers an utterly secluded and indulgent hideaway amongst the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.

Oracle: a mythical journey through the zodiac

Oracle blends dance, circus, acrobatics, cabaret, and burlesque to a soundtrack of music by the likes of Lady Gaga and Adele. 

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Winter in Melbourne with Pommery and the Hilton

To celebrate the arrival of Winter in Melbourne, Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street (Hilton LQS) has partnered with the iconic French Champagne house POMMERY to launch a Winter Wonderland takeover of its King Deluxe room.