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ANCIENT STORIES, NEW SPIN
WISH YOU WERE HERE • CENTRAL COAST MAKERS TRAIL, NSW
TRAVEL BUZZ • Set your sights on South Australia, MAKE A DATE with the season’s best FOODIE FESTS, hot foot it to some hot springs and MORE, with all that’s MOVING AND SHAKING in travel news.
Food & drink festivals not to miss
FIVE MORE NEW SPAS TO TRY • From natural thermal springs to oases in the city, these new spas will have you blissing out.
PILLOW TALK • CHECK IN to check out the latest, greatest and most FABULOUS new STAYS in the country.
WINE & DINE • From a Hollywood-style LOUNGE in Melbourne, to a new neighbourhood WINE BAR in Adelaide, here are the best places to EAT AND DRINK around Australia.
GREAT HIKES • From lofty ALPINE peaks, to a TREK through a spectacular expanse of desert TERRAIN, these world-class WALKS are worth a RAMBLE.
Eat streets • WALKING the streets of inner Brisbane under the wing of a local FOODIE, Christine Aldred works up an APPETITE and sates it as well.
Boots and all • An amazing JOURNEY calls for function and FORM in equal measure. COMFORT is key, as are memorable ITEMS that will mark a MOMENT in time.
Namadgi National Park • With LANDSCAPES ranging from GRASSY PLAINS to snow gum woodlands and sub-alpine MEADOWS, Namadgi National Park is an unsung hero and a BUSHWALKER’S delight.
STRAIGHT TO IT • Although the seductively laid-back ISLANDS scattered in the SPARKLING WATERS between Cape York and Papua New Guinea lie well off the tourist trail, they’ve attracted INTREPID travellers for centuries. Now, an unforgettable DAY TOUR makes it easy to interact with the UNIQUE island cultures of the TORRES STR AIT, finds Alexis Buxton-Collins.
A BIT OF THIS
Pick and mix • How does a LONG-AWAITED restaurant in Western Sydney’s leafy PARRAMATTA PARK measure up to EXPECTATION? Kate Symons DINES TWICE to find out.
New kid on the block • Melbourne’s hip CO-LIVING accommodation caters to the NEXT GENERATION of travellers keen to combine WORK, REST AND PLAY during their stay, writes Jo Stewart.
Under the sun • A new neighbourhood WINE BAR in a convivial Perth NEIGHBOURHOOD proves a WELCOMING spot for all comers, finds Fleur Bainger.
SIGHT LINES • A decade in the making, the EXPANSION and TRANSFORMATION of Sydney’s Art Gallery of NSW is a WATERSHED moment for Australia’s CULTURAL landscape.
natural selection • If you’re TRAVELLING to lutruwita/ Tasmania for OUTDOOR adventure, choose a TOUR operator that isn’t compromising the very ENVIRONMENT you’re coming down to APPRECIATE.
HIP HOOD Cronulla, NSW • Long-time LOCAL Carla Grossetti lists a few of her FAVOURITE places to EAT, drink, stay and PLAY in Cronulla.
Guiding lights • A singular DESERT ART festival presents a MESMERISING visual journey for the eyes and the SOUL, writes Leigh-Ann Pow.
OUTBACK GUIDE • The VAST Australian outback is DIVERSE and characterful, rich in CULTURE, scenery and ADVENTURE. In these trusty pages, the most MEMOR ABLE experiences, how to TRAVEL its long, dusty roads SAFELY and EVENTS worth going the distance for.
ESSENTIAL ADVICE FOR AN AMAZING OUTBACK ROAD TRIP • Steve Madgwick has made the OUTBACK road trip...