It’s time to get high above our fair cities and soak up those springtime rays. We’ve plucked our favourite skyward spots for a tipple; so cast aside the whisky and start chilling down your riesling. 1. Urban jungle - Taylor’s Rooftop, Sydney Opened last June, Taylor’s has added a splash of green to Sydney’s bar scene. Office workers can escape the hard concrete lines of the city and sip cocktails...
BridgeClimb Sydney is one of the go-to attractions for visitors to the city, but there are a few things you won't know about the harbour city icon. ***Created in partnership with our sponsor BridgeClimb Sydney*** 1. Climbs go around the clock Except for one day of the year, on New Year’s Eve, the BridgeClimb keeps climbing. Catch the sunrise, sunset and watch the city skyline light up in the middle of the night, or even add a little extra excitement to your Christmas Day with a climb. 2. Sky high dates BridgeClimb gets involved in the fun of all kinds...
Where? Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island Who? Photographer William Patino Closer to the Indonesian island of Java than the western coast of Australia, Christmas Island is an Indian Ocean paradise. The remote Australian Territory is home to a unique menagerie of exotic animals (its famous coconut crabs can grow up to a metre in length!) with 63 per cent of the landmass a national park. With rainforest walks, natural pools and coral reefs to explore, it’s a little-known gem of a destination. Flying Fish Cove, a settlement on the island’s northern tip, is where photographer William Patino took this beautiful shot....
In 2012 an elegant simplicity and a fine attention to detail turned a corner of Hamilton Island into the best resort in the world. Georgia Rickard sees if qualia still stands up to those accolades in 2015 (photography: Elise Hassey) The best resort in the world? Here? Such was the cry that went up in 2012, when the honour of all honours was bestowed on a humble local business in our own Sunshine State – and on the island most commonly popularised as the 1980s home of the high-rise holiday, no less. Australians may have moved past the cringing cries...
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