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    Luxury and Indulgence

    Our newly-formed editorial partnership with First Class Magazine brings with it the opportunity to showcase what’s happening in the world of luxury travel. From exquisite wellness retreats in the Maldives to glamping beneath the stars aboard a yacht in the Galapagos, these are destinations and experiences that are guaranteed to get your inner travel bug twitching. Whether you’re looking for the holiday experience of a lifetime or simply to indulge in some serious armchair travel, we’ll have something new and exciting for you to enjoy, right here every week.

    The latest headline stories

    I am one of those females who loves organising other people’s lives - call me manipulative if you must - but I just know when two people would be perfect for each other - even if they don’t know it.

    Plan your post-COVID-19 hiking holiday in Yukon | Accor expands the Sebel in Australia and New Zealand

    It may be a while before we can venture back to Hawaii, but with an election concentrating our thoughts on the US, let’s also focus on something more pleasant such as a stay at the Grand Hyatt in Kauai.

    Venetian Holiday dreams for 2023 | Tweed Artisan Food Weekend – A 4-day Showcase of Headline Chefs, Iconic Eateries and Local Provenance

    Who doesn’t like to live like a local? The Rees Hotel’s concierge team have put their heads together for some tips for your next visit to Queenstown which will hopefully be soon!

    A new luxury offering for Bathurst | Canada opens intriguing accommodation in 2020/2021

    Northern Territory Luxury: State borders are beginning to open again and it’s time to get red. Here are three of our top places for a luxurious sojourn in the Northern Territory.

    Visit a live Walking Dead Set in Central Virginia | BridgeClimb partners with OTTO and Ovolo to offer an adventurous Sydney staycation

    If you need to breathe romance back into a relationship, there are few more romantic places than Italy’s Cinque Terre, a cluster of five villages on the Ligurian coast.

    New luxury hotel openings in Kyoto | New Hotels and Reef expeditions are opening in Far North Queensland 2020

    The smoke rises from the charring wood. I put my feet on the polished concrete hearth to take the clichéd selfie not of bare feet with finely painted toe nails on a sandy beach but of booted feet toasting in front of the burning log fire.

    Private Jet transfers to Chiang Mai’s most luxurious boutique hotel

    The King George is one of the only two places to stay when you are in Athens, the second is its brother property right next door, the Grand Bretagne.

    Crooked Compass launch $147,000 Australian itinerary with new company Adventure by Air | The Langham Nymphenburg Residence, Munich Makes Its Debut

    Tweed clad hosts who do it all are the first physical contact one has with the Brimstone if arriving by train.

    Celebrate Negroni Week at Ovolo | Australia’s first Fairmont Hotel to open in Port Douglas | Photographer, Kate Branch launches 40 Years around the sun

    You don't need to travel overseas to discover the best of the underwater world, with so many experiences to be had right here in Australia.

    Floriade: Reimagined Set To Celebrate Spring On Screens Across Australia | Introducing Raffles Maldives Meradhoo's Royal Residence

    ‘The Poseidonion', a veritable French chateau, stands out from its commanding position if you arrive by sea.

    Live like Marilyn at the Beverly Hills Hotel | Gwinganna is introducing a new style of wellness for 2020

    First Class has taken a deep dive into our Apple Isle, and why you should consider taking a trip across the Bass Strait.

    The latest headline stories

    Sri Lanka – land of husbands, saris and sapphires

    I am one of those females who loves organising other people’s lives - call me manipulative if you must - but I just know when two people would be perfect for each other - even if they don’t know it.

    News bites – 13 November 2020

    Plan your post-COVID-19 hiking holiday in Yukon | Accor expands the Sebel in Australia and New Zealand

    Pipe dreams in Kauai, Hawaii

    It may be a while before we can venture back to Hawaii, but with an election concentrating our thoughts on the US, let’s also focus on something more pleasant such as a stay at the Grand Hyatt in Kauai.

    News bites – 6 November 2020

    Venetian Holiday dreams for 2023 | Tweed Artisan Food Weekend – A 4-day Showcase of Headline Chefs, Iconic Eateries and Local Provenance

    The Best Queenstown Experiences You Can Have in Spring & Summer

    Who doesn’t like to live like a local? The Rees Hotel’s concierge team have put their heads together for some tips for your next visit to Queenstown which will hopefully be soon!

    News bites – 2 November 2020

    A new luxury offering for Bathurst | Canada opens intriguing accommodation in 2020/2021

    Luxury in the Northern Territory

    Northern Territory Luxury: State borders are beginning to open again and it’s time to get red. Here are three of our top places for a luxurious sojourn in the Northern Territory.

    News bites – 24 October 2020

    Visit a live Walking Dead Set in Central Virginia | BridgeClimb partners with OTTO and Ovolo to offer an adventurous Sydney staycation

    The Romance of Italy’s Cinque Terre

    If you need to breathe romance back into a relationship, there are few more romantic places than Italy’s Cinque Terre, a cluster of five villages on the Ligurian coast.

    News Bites - 2 October 2020

    New luxury hotel openings in Kyoto | New Hotels and Reef expeditions are opening in Far North Queensland 2020

    The Angel of Islington

    The smoke rises from the charring wood. I put my feet on the polished concrete hearth to take the clichéd selfie not of bare feet with finely painted toe nails on a sandy beach but of booted feet toasting in front of the burning log fire.

    News Bites - 28 September 2020

    Private Jet transfers to Chiang Mai’s most luxurious boutique hotel

    Acropolis WOW!

    The King George is one of the only two places to stay when you are in Athens, the second is its brother property right next door, the Grand Bretagne.

    News Bites - 18 September 2020

    Crooked Compass launch $147,000 Australian itinerary with new company Adventure by Air | The Langham Nymphenburg Residence, Munich Makes Its Debut

    Let them eat cake and scones and clotted cream

    Tweed clad hosts who do it all are the first physical contact one has with the Brimstone if arriving by train.

    News Bites - 11 September 2020

    Celebrate Negroni Week at Ovolo | Australia’s first Fairmont Hotel to open in Port Douglas | Photographer, Kate Branch launches 40 Years around the sun

    Australia’s Best Local Diving Escapes Where You Can Have a Scuba Diving Holiday in Your State

    You don't need to travel overseas to discover the best of the underwater world, with so many experiences to be had right here in Australia.

    News Bites - 7 September 2020

    Floriade: Reimagined Set To Celebrate Spring On Screens Across Australia | Introducing Raffles Maldives Meradhoo's Royal Residence

    Spetses: where the millionaires play

    ‘The Poseidonion', a veritable French chateau, stands out from its commanding position if you arrive by sea.

    News Bites - 27 August 2020

    Live like Marilyn at the Beverly Hills Hotel | Gwinganna is introducing a new style of wellness for 2020

    An Overseas Trip to Tassie

    First Class has taken a deep dive into our Apple Isle, and why you should consider taking a trip across the Bass Strait.