Category Archives: Accommodation

Travelling with a Twist – Health and Fitness Holidays

Samantha Lippiatt spent quite a few years in the ‘mainstream’ of the travel business; a few years she had this idea about health, wellness and travel so she went in search of an opportunity and found it with a business

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Travelling with a Twist – Health and Fitness Holidays

Samantha Lippiatt spent quite a few years in the ‘mainstream’ of the travel business; a few years she had this idea about health, wellness and travel so she went in search of an opportunity and found it with a business

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IFWTWA Australasia launches Travel Writers radio show

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, today launched the Travel Writers radio show, an initiative of IFWTWA’s Australasia division. The program will be heard on

IFWTWA Australasia launches Travel Writers radio show

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, today launched the Travel Writers radio show, an initiative of IFWTWA’s Australasia division. The program will be heard on

Dear Ketut, loved Bali, could have passed on the airport

There seem to be a few camps when it comes to Bali – those dedicated tourists who go year after year for a cheap and cheerful holiday basking in the Indonesia sun; those who have been once and vow never

Dear Ketut, loved Bali, could have passed on the airport

There seem to be a few camps when it comes to Bali – those dedicated tourists who go year after year for a cheap and cheerful holiday basking in the Indonesia sun; those who have been once and vow never

Psst: Hot Tip for Inexpensive 5-Star Experience

One of Melbourne’s best kept culinary secrets is buried beneath the Paris end of Collins Street at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins. I wish I could tell you to go to a special door confidently give the secret knock and you’d

Psst: Hot Tip for Inexpensive 5-Star Experience

One of Melbourne’s best kept culinary secrets is buried beneath the Paris end of Collins Street at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins. I wish I could tell you to go to a special door confidently give the secret knock and you’d

A secret between you, me and (shortly) most of Melbourne

You’d be forgiven for thinking the country was awash in autumn food and wine festivals.  And you’d be right.  But there are still some gems to be discovered amongst the offerings from quiet country towns in regional Victoria.  Take Warburton

A secret between you, me and (shortly) most of Melbourne

You’d be forgiven for thinking the country was awash in autumn food and wine festivals.  And you’d be right.  But there are still some gems to be discovered amongst the offerings from quiet country towns in regional Victoria.  Take Warburton

Spice Island – A Balinese Extravaganza

A recent invitation to the Spice Island cooking school at San Remo revealed cooking classes don’t need to be a tame, hands-off affair; quite the contrary. Paul Stafford’s teaching style is energetic, fun and unfrazzled. His school is about good

Spice Island – A Balinese Extravaganza

A recent invitation to the Spice Island cooking school at San Remo revealed cooking classes don’t need to be a tame, hands-off affair; quite the contrary. Paul Stafford’s teaching style is energetic, fun and unfrazzled. His school is about good

On wine…and wine snobs

Not pretending for one nanosecond to be a wine expert, I did appreciate three years ago in Tasmania being well tutored on “how to be a wine snob”, by one of Australia’s most successful wine entrepreneurs, Gerald Ellis of Meadowbank. 

On wine…and wine snobs

Not pretending for one nanosecond to be a wine expert, I did appreciate three years ago in Tasmania being well tutored on “how to be a wine snob”, by one of Australia’s most successful wine entrepreneurs, Gerald Ellis of Meadowbank.