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10 Of The Best Breakout Artists To Check Out At This Year’s Vivid LIVE Festival

Arguably, the best thing about live music festivals is discovering your new favourite band, completely by accident, when you’re…

Local Escapes
10 Of The Best Outdoor Spa And Bathtub Airbnbs In Victoria To Escape For Winter

There’s nothing quite like taking a soak to ease all the tensions right away, Victoria’s frostier months lend themselves quite…

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Why Mackay Is The Ultimate Unexpected Vacay To Lean Into This Winter

If the cool change has filled your head with daydreams of a toasty, sun-filled, coastal escape, then rest easy because we have the perfect…

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Warramunda Estate
Coldstream, VIC

It's fair to say Robert and Irene Magdziarz know a thing or two about good…

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July | Emporium
Melbourne, VIC

You might be familiar with Melbourne-based luggage brand July, we wrote about them…

Local Escapes
Campbell Point House
Leopold, Vic

Welcome to the new ultimate summer getaway. Think s02e01 of Gossip Girl where…

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5 Neighbourhoods To Explore On Your Next Sydney Weekend Escape

We all love the anticipation of getting away and losing ourselves in all the exciting possibilities a different city has to offer,…

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Refresh Your Creative Soul With Sydney’s Best Art And Culture Events This Year

Sydney is brimming with places to get your creativity flowing. Whether you're seeking a refresh from the nine-to-five or searching for…

Local Escapes
7 Must-Do Activities Across NSW That Will Give You All The Feels

From sun-drenched hidden beaches and rugged coastlines to idyllic waterfalls and national parks awash with greenery—regional NSW is…

Local Escapes
Taltarni Vineyard
Moonambel, VIC

Looking for a gem to visit on your next Sunday (or weekday) drive? Look no further!…

Bars & Pubs
East Brunswick Hotel
Brunswick East , VIC

It’s been quiet for 18 months, but the East Brunswick Hotel is finally back.…

Wellness
Peninsula Hot Springs
Fingal, VIC

Nestled among the coastal tea-trees of Fingal, Peninsula Hot Springs has…

Activities & Itineraries
7 Must-Try Activities To Add To Your Sydney Itinerary

Whether you're seeking adventure, impeccable dining, culturally-rich experiences or pure relaxation, Sydney truly is a special city that…

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9 Boutique Hotels To Check Into On Your Next Sydney Weekend Escape

If you're seeking an enriching local escape to reset, Sydney is an idyllic destination. Boasting pristine sandy beaches,…

Australia
Book Your Next Sydney Staycation At Australia’s Newest Luxury Hotel

From a breezy jungle hideaway in Tulum to an arty escape in Japantown in San Francisco, and a sleek, sunny sanctuary in the heart of…

Local Escapes
The Riversleigh
Bairnsdale , VIC

These days most people want their hotels to be chic, contemporary, zoom-zoom sort of…

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Lon Retreat
Point Lonsdale , VIC

Add this place to your list of special-occasion-pay-cheque-blowing getaways.…

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Vibe Hotel Marysville
Marysville , VIC

Marysville was one of the towns hit hard by the Black Saturday bushfires back in…

Food & Drink
Why This New Hotel And Restaurant Is The Perfect Excuse To Visit Perth

There’s nothing quite like a plane ride to spark excitement and ignite possibilities—and we have the perfect excuse to get away…

Style & Design
Take A Hike With These 6 Outdoor Exploring Essentials

There’s nothing better than coming out on the other side of a hike with flushed cheeks and a steady flow of endorphins coursing…

Local Escapes
Your 2022 Guide To The Best Spas And Springs In Melbourne And Victoria

It’s always important to set aside a little ‘me-time’ so let’s all get into the treat-yo-self spirit and hit the…

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Wild Valley
Budgeree , VIC

Pack your bags, guys, you’re going glamping. Well...glamorous camping in a…

Australia
Macq01
Hobart, TAS

Usually, when it comes to booking a hotel, you’re either looking for something…

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United Places
South Yarra , VIC

Next time you’re walking along Domain Rd in South Yarra, cast your gaze up a…

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Plan Your Next Tropical Getaway With This Ultimate Guide To Cairns

Winter is well and truly on the way, and if we're being honest—we're already not coping. For most of the year, we live in a…

Local Escapes
Your 2022 Guide To Victoria’s Best Free Camping Sites

No matter the season, it's always a good time to get outdoors and camp in Victoria's wilderness. Victoria has a ton of both paid…

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Your Ultimate Guide To Phillip Island | Where To Eat, Stay And Play

Picture this: cosying up in your luxury cabin, discovering magnificent coastal walks and smashing back Victoria’s best produce. …

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Marnong Estate
Mickleham, VIC

This place might be 15 minutes from Tullamarine, but 'airport hotel'…

Australia
The Henry Jones Art Hotel
Hobart, TAS

If you haven’t been to Hobart lately, or at the very least planned a trip down…

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Crown Towers Melbourne
Southbank, VIC

If you’re travelling to Melbourne for work or play, or just looking for a…

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Embrace Autumn With An Indulgent Weekend To Ballarat

These days, Ballarat is known more for its future than its past. There’s still all that Gold Rush good stuff, of course (and you…

Local Escapes
Hit The Road And Visit These 12 Amazing Victorian Towns

Beautiful coastlines and beaches, mountain top walks, and relaxing day spas all await you in parts of regional Victoria. Here are some…

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Hit The Road And Uncover The Places And Faces Of WA’s Best Road Trip

What makes the perfect road trip? While a cracking playlist, premium snacks, excellent company and comfy pants are essential, the most…

Local Escapes
Novotel | South Wharf
South Wharf, VIC

Need to break free from work for a couple of days? We’ve been there. The…

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Crown Metropol
Southbank , VIC

Ahhh, so THIS is how the other half live. Those swish, globe-trotting businessmen and…

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Mitchelton Hotel & Spa
Nagambie , VIC

Want to know what $16m looks like in the hands of Victoria’s hottest…

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Everything You Need To See, Eat And Do In Lake Macquarie

Where heart-thumping adventure meets slow, sun-drenched relaxation, Lake Macquarie is the under-the-radar coastal destination that…

Local Escapes
The Best Places To Check Out Autumn Leaves Near Melbourne In 2022

Australia isn’t known for its autumn foliage—we’ve got a few deciduous trees in tropical regions and only one native…

What's On
All The Highlights Of This Year’s Jam-Packed Vivid Sydney Program

Vivid is back, baby. Sydney's festival of lights, music, and ideas has dropped its full program for 2022 and, boy, does it…

Local Escapes
Ovolo Laneways
Melbourne , VIC

Ovolo Laneways is one of the ‘new breed’ Melbourne hotels. Which means…

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Crown Promenade
Southbank , VIC

When most people think Crown, they think Crown Towers. But don’t dismiss Crown…

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Adina Hotel
Melbourne , 3000

What is it about the word ‘loft’? It instantly makes any space sound at…

New Zealand
7 Stunning Southern Adventures To Add To Your New Zealand Bucket List

There's unparalleled magic that comes with exploring New Zealand's South Island region. You'll find a pocket of wonder around…

Travel
Lock In A Luxury Escape At This Swanky New Melbourne Hotel

Planning your next vacay but not sure where to go? Grab your travel buddy and make tracks to Melbourne, because we’ve discovered the…

Australia
12 Must-Dos Every Aussie Needs To Tick Off In The NT

When planning your next much-needed vacay, the hardest part is usually deciding where to go. Do you want somewhere with adventure? Somewhere…

Local Escapes
The Chen
Box Hill, VIC

The Arts Series has done it again. After expanding with Larwill Studio in North…

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Park Hyatt Melbourne
Melbourne, Vic

Right off the bat, we’ve gotta mention Park Hyatt Melbourne’s latest…

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The Cullen
Prahran , VIC

The Cullen was one of The Arts Series’ OG hotel ventures (along with The Olsen,…

Local Escapes
13 Amazing Walks In Melbourne And Victoria You Need To Take

You don’t have to travel far in Melbourne for a good walk. That’s part of the city’s charm. No matter where you sit in the…

Local Escapes
The Best Autumn Stays To Book In For The Easter Weekend

The Easter weekend is always a good excuse to get away from the same four walls, with that extra time up your sleeve we're…

Travel
4 Of The Coolest Cities To Visit In The U.K

No matter the season, it’s always a good time to plan a vacay in the U.K. In the summer, there’s music festivals aplenty, beer…

Local Escapes
Doubletree By Hilton
Melbourne , 3000

You can’t buy views like this. Well, you can. You can buy them at Doubletree By…

Local Escapes
Larwill Studio
Parkville , VIC

Contemporary painter David Larwill was known for bright, punchy colours, and…

Local Escapes
QT Melbourne
Melbourne , VIC

Looking for a classy stay in the CBD? It’s hard to go past QT. You can’t…

Travel
Here’s Where You Should Vacay In Croatia This Year

Home to famous walled cities steeped in history, pristine beaches, and islands where the only thing on your to-do list is…

Food & Drink
Sydney’s Newest Restaurants Worth Getting On A Flight For

Whether you’re a foodie treating yourself to a culinary trip or you're just after a well-deserved holiday with a few delicious…

Travel
4 Beautiful Places In Greece To Tick Off This Euro Summer

When it comes to bucket list-worthy destinations, it’s a safe bet that Greece is sitting pretty at the top of your list. Featuring…

Local Escapes
The Hotel Windsor
Melbourne , Vic

Think The Hotel Windsor and their iconic Afternoon Tea sessions come to mind. But…

Local Escapes
Adelphi Hotel
Melbourne , VIC

Central location, sweet designer homewares, and the city’s fanciest cocktail…

Local Escapes
The Olsen
South Yarra , 3141

South Yarra at it’s very best. This was one of the Arts Series’ flagship…

Travel
4 Of The Dreamiest Spots In Italy To Check Out On Your Next Vacay

International travel is (finally) back on the agenda and to celebrate we’ve teamed up with the good folk at Qatar Airways to curate…

Local Escapes
Sorrento’s Conti Hotel Is Reopening After A Multimillion Dollar Redevelopment

It’s been a while between drinks, but this March will mark the anticipated return of The Continental Sorrento.  You’ve no…

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Unmissable New Openings To Check Out This Year In Ballarat

With 2022 in full swing and our monotonous work routines well and truly making summer holidays a distant memory, naturally, we’re…

Local Escapes
Notel
Melbourne , VIC

Not exactly what you expect on a Melbourne rooftop. Six gleaming Airstream camper…

Food & Drink
Prince Alfred Hotel
Richmond, VIC

Affectionately know as PA's, Prince Alfred Hotel is a Richmond local's…

News
The Government Is Giving Away $201 Million For You To Splash On Eating Out, Travel And Entertainment

In a move to get us supporting small businesses in the aftermath of Omicron, the Victorian Government has announced a whopping $201 million…

Asia
8 Reasons You Need To Book A Trip To Fukuoka

Amping to make up for lost travel time and finally book that well-deserved trip to Japan? Heck yeah, you are. If you're looking for a…

Travel
Plan Your Perfect Melbourne Staycay With These 4 Events And Hotel Deals

If you need reasons to head down to Melbourne, we have thousands, but in the interest of time, have narrowed it down for you in…

What's On
Grab The Glitter, These Are The Best Mardi Gras Events To Hit Up In Sydney This Year

Sydney’s legendary Mardi Gras is back in 2022, beckoning Brisbanites south for an unforgettable few weeks of partying in the…

Local Escapes
Around 200,000 Sunflowers Are About To Bloom At This Sunflower Farm Just Outside Of Melbourne

If you've not already got a stacked itinerary for February, here's a late runner to add to the mix. Dunnstown…

Travel
Live Like Royalty In The Extravagant City Of Doha With $20 Luxury Accommodation

It’s official. 2022 is the year we’re finally able to get back to doing what we love most—travelling and exploring the…

Local Escapes
Lock In The Crew For A Weekender At The 10 Best Stays For Large Groups

With international travel not on the cards, now is the perfect time to plan a local getaway or a weekend-long catch up with your entire…

Local Escapes
Settle In At The Best Short-Term Stay Airbnbs In Victoria

In a time where remote working is all the rage, it can be easy to get swept up into the lofty wanderlust of working from far away tropical…

Local Escapes
Stay The Night At One Of Melbourne’s Best Boutique Hotels For 2022

To be honest, we’re always looking for an excuse for a staycay in one of Melbourne’s best hotels. Birthday? Book a suite. Nephew…

What's On
Retrospective: Why Mona Foma Should Be At The Top Of Your Festival Hit List

Around this time each summer, MONA’s Mona Foma descends upon Hobart and Launceston. If you’re not familiar, it’s best…

Local Escapes
9 Very Romantic Getaways In Victoria

Valentine's day, the hallmark holiday is approaching quickly and as much as any partner declares they're not fussed with the…

Travel
You Could Be So Lucky In Love And Score An Extended Stay At Any QT Hotel This Valentine’s Day

So, it’s rolled around again. That Hallmark-made holiday where you shower your loved one (or yourself) with roses, chocolates,…

Things To Do
Plan Your Summer Sydney Escape With These 11 Next-Level Events

With summer finally here and a long built-up traveller’s itch to scratch, we’re all looking for ways to spend weekends or to…

Local Escapes
6 Of The Dreamiest Airbnb Pool Stays In Victoria

There’s nothing quite like parking it up by the pool. To ensure you maximise the sunshine and the good times this summer get your eyes…

Australia
Flights From Melbourne To Gold Coast Are Going For $11 Over On Webjet Right Now

Sometimes, you want a holiday immersed in a new culture on the other side of the world where everything from ordering a beer to catching…

Local Escapes
Launch It At 13 Of The Best Kayaking Spots Around Victoria

Everyone's hankering to get outdoors right now, and Melburnians will take it any way it comes. Even if it means taking up a new hobbie…

Local Escapes
This Dreamy Airbnb Has Its Own Natural Billabong And Waterfall

You know what's better than a pool or spa? Your own billabong and waterfall just a few feet away from your bedroom. Now, this…

Local Escapes
The Best Tiny House Stays In Victoria For 2022

There is a range of different ways to get out of the city and into Victoria's amazing regional areas. You can hit up some cottages and…

Local Escapes
Your Summer Guide To The Mornington Peninsula

A true treasure of Victoria’s coastline, the Mornington Peninsula (Boon Wurrung) has long stood as an area with some of the most…

Travel
Recharge With A Holiday To The Blue Mountains And Hawkesbury

Itching for some well-deserved R&R? About 90-minutes west and an hour north-west of Sydney, you’ll find the Blue Mountains and…

Travel
Go Behind The Lens With Travel Photographer Tyson Mayr

It’s been a hot minute but travel is finally back. The hypothetical sabbatical has turned into a reality and we are so ready to book…

Local Escapes
A Brand New Aussie Pub Has Just Opened On The Mornington Peninsula

Jerome Borazio is at it again, this time opening HABA—a beach-side Aussie pub in Rye on the Mornington Peninsula—just in time…

Travel
Embrace Eco Travel With These 10 Tours Across Australia

With interstate travel finally back on the table, we’ve spent the last few weeks scouring the web, trying to nab some next-level accom…

Travel
Why The Hunter, Central Coast And Newcastle Regions Should Be On Your Summer Hit List

Keen to ditch your current view for somewhere a little more wanderlust-worthy? Just an hour north of Sydney, you’ll find the beautiful…

Things To Do
5 Ways To Nail A Feel-Good Summer Road Trip This Year

Sitting in the middle of the Pacific Ocean is nearly 800 million square kilometres of land, absolutely prime for world-class…

Local Escapes
Grab Your Hard Hat And Crawl Through 8 Of Victoria’s Best Caves

  Victoria is home to some spectacular attractions, and when it comes to caves, they’re in abundance. Whether it be trekking…

Travel
How To Spend A Weekend On NSW’s South Coast And Embrace A Slower Pace

If you can believe it, vaycay’s are back on with our playgrounds finally extending beyond our own backyards.  But now the big…