There are 195 sovereign nations in the world and in each of these there is so much to discover from urban to regional stays and a myriad of cultures throughout. We will bring you the best of each destination in our editorials.

There are 195 sovereign nations in the world and in each of these there is so much to discover from urban to regional stays and a myriad of cultures throughout. We will bring you the best of each destination in our editorials.


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Whale Trails of NSW

From May to November, thousands of whales migrate along the New South Wales coast as they make their way from Antarctica to the South Pacific and back again. From the Tweed to Sydney and all the way to Eden, New South Wales offers a multitude of sea and land-based options to observe the traffic on the ‘Humpback Highway’.

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A taste of resorts that celebrate Earth Day every day

Ahead of its time, Soneva Fushi banned plastic straws in 1998 and in 2008, they banned imported water, saving approximately 1.5 million plastic bottles since this time. Soneva Fushi recycles 90% of waste onsite through a robust waste management strategy combined with a focus on innovation.

Amangiri’s stairway to heaven

Amanresorts have launched an incredibly exciting venture for thrill seekers this year. It is the 120 step stairway offering incredible views of the wilderness and desert landscapes of Canyon Point in Utah. Although it might take more than 40 days and 40 nights and a few extra miracles for Australians to be able to access this instagrammable scenery but it’s a place I would definite head to when the borders open

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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

Bowties and black dresses were dusted off after months in the COVID cupboard for an array of the all powerful at the opening of the Handa sponsored La Traviata on the Harbour. After the fury of the floods, it was looking more like the wellies coming out of the wardrobes of the Sydney set. However the stars twinkled and the rain had dissipated to some other city.

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Dust off the passport – NZ is open for luxury

New Zealand has some of the most refined global accommodation from divine lodges to glam hotels. Today we are listing some of the best and most private villas. So for up to a mere $NZ34,000 per night, you can be breathing some international air and lushing it up in your own private villa. Many offer additional services such as private chefs, local guides and knowledgeable staff to immerse you into New Zealand’s best authentic luxury experiences.

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Mother’s Day weekends away

Sunday 9 May is mother’s day and as always during COVID times, NSW’s borders are open for everyone to enjoy a seven wonder stay. Luxury is at the top of the menu for pampering all yummy mummies no matter what age so feast upon some of these destinations with an array of offerings for every taste.

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The Festival of the Demon Roof Tiles

From matcha tea farms to roof tiles that ward off evil, samurai history and Japan’s best knives, Aichi Prefecture might just literally have it all.

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Sip on new tastes at Canberra’s Wine Week

The Canberra District Wine Week 2021 runs from 20 to 29 March. The week encompasses events such as wine dinners and cellar door museum wine tastings to grape stomping, art exhibitions, musical soirees and blending your own.

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Release your inner sleuth

Raffles Hotel Singapore are launching ‘The Curious Case of the Missing Peranakan Treasure’. This detective whodunnit is the first-of-its-kind virtual interactive play set against the backdrop of Raffles Hotel.

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Maldives views Western Australian style

Your choice of luxury holiday accommodation in the south west’s most sought-after locations has expanded with five stunning new holiday homes added to Private Properties’ impressive portfolio.

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A view to a thrill in Melbourne

I walk in to a view of Melbourne’s CBD metropolis all the way to St Kilda beach and Port Melbourne with the Yarra snaking its way through the city of lockdowns. I can spy the MCG, the Australian Open Tennis Centre, Melbourne Victory’s stadium, Federation Square, The Concert Hall and every other iconic Melbourne institution.

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The top 10 secret reefs of the Great Barrier Reef

Queensland has finally opened her borders for all Australians to enjoy our sunshine state and in 2021 there will be some wonderful offerings to put on the list.