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Enchanted Island – Fiji

The gorgeous Fijian people make this lovely island in the Yasawas an enchanted place. My story on Turtle Island appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller on April 22, 2017. Here’s a screenshot: The online link is: http://www.traveller.com.au/turtle-island-in-fijis-yasawa-chain-the-enchanted-isle-gvhno5Continue reading

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Finding Niemeyer – Rio’s great modernist architect

If you visit Rio, take the journey from central Rio across the Niteroi Bridge to experience the 11-kilometre Niemeyer Way. You’ll be able to view the spectacular creations of a Brazilian icon, the great modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer. Here’s my story … Continue reading

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Ultimate South American travel by private jet

Once they were rolling stones, thumbing lifts from Marrakech to Kathmandu. Now they travel in the Rolling Stones’ jet – literally. Here’s a PDF of my cover story on Captain’s Choice Ultimate South America by private jet journey. It was … Continue reading

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Ashford Castle, Ireland

Ashford Castle – a gorgeous hotel in County Mayo where you can walk with hawks and eat like kings! Here’s my story published in The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller on December 3, 2016:   And you can … Continue reading

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The Luxe of the Irish – Belmond’s new Grand Hibernian train

Belmond has added another exquisite train to its portfolio of luxury trains, which include the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Eastern & Oriental Express, Edinburgh’s Royal Scotsman, Britain’s Northern Belle and British Pullman. My story about travelling on the Grand Hibernian is the cover story in … Continue reading

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Ballyfin House, Ireland – Conde Nast 2016 Best Hotel in the World

It’s not every day you stay in the best hotel in the world. Unplanned. A few days before my arrival, Conde Nast announced this readers’ choice award, so … Serendipity! With only 20 rooms, it will be harder to get … Continue reading

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Cape Whale Safari – South Africa

I loved writing this story – following the route of those gentle creatures that visit the Cape every year to give birth and nurture their young. As one wise whale lover once said: “Whales are different. They live in families, they … Continue reading

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Namibia: land of sand and stone

Namibia is another planet – Fierce, alien, drenched in primeval colours – red for fire, ochre for earth, black for magma, purple for deep space – this country is no place for the fainthearted. My nine-day, 3400km journey on Rovos Rail’s … Continue reading

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The Vineyard – Cape Town’s lovely historic hotel

Cape Town’s beloved Lady Anne Barnard built a peaceful country cottage set among vineyards in 1799. The original home is still there but has been renovated and developed into the 207-room luxury Vineyard hotel. I have fond memories of growing up near the Vineyard in … Continue reading

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Charleston brunches – food, food and more food

Never attempt a Charleston brunch without a short period of starvation beforehand. Here’s my story published in June 2016:   And you can read it online here: http://www.traveller.com.au/brunch-in-charleston-gpcbin#ixzz4BQcJACf8 Follow us: @TravellerAU on Twitter | TravellerAU on Facebook

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