Henry Jones Art Hotel – history revamped

If you want to experience Hobart’s unique blend of history and modernity, there’s only one place to stay – the Henry Jones Art Hotel on the picturesque waterfront. It’s ideal location places it walking distance from the town centre and it’s many historic sites. Add in the views of the city and it’s majestic backdrop...
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Just in case

Let’s face it, packing a case for any trip is an immense challenge, but it can be made easier if you select the right pieces – think functional, versatile and interchangeable. Choose pieces that have multiple uses to take you from day to night and everywhere in between.  T shirts that tuck in or out in neutral...
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Albertines – the idyllic getaway

Nestled in historic Beechworth, North Eastern Victoria, this exceptional guesthouse is one for the bucket list.   Ten years in the making has ensured there are many things to love about Albertines.   Within minutes of arriving you’ll find yourself dumping the suitcases and heading for the extensive gardens. This is artistry at work. There’s love and outstanding design...
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Versailles: rich and dazzling glimpses

Splendor, magnificence, extravagance, unique design and artistry, these are the words that come to mind when you visit the National Gallery of Australia’s current exhibition Versailles:  Treasures from the Palace now in Canberra.  This wonderfully curated exhibition invites us to glimpse the art de vivre that has vanished in the mists of time.  A rare opportunity to be seized...
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A stone with a gift

Ireland is home to many wonders, and if you happen to be in the south and especially visiting Cork (highly recommended), then a trip to Blarney Castle is a must-do. Famous for the Blarney stone that is said to give ‘The Gift of Eloquence’ to all who kisses it, Blarney Castle is the major draw card....
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