The people have spoken... in Australian Traveller magazine's People's Choice Awards 2014. After an overwhelming number of nominations here is the finalists shortlist - (in no particular order). Winners will be announced at our award ceremony to be held at the brand-new InterContinental Sydney Double Bay on Monday, December 1. Follow us on Twitter (using #ATPeoplesChoice) and Facebook for updates. The full list of winners will appear in Australian Traveller 'Best...
From Margaret River to Denmark to Esperance: World-class wineries, white-sand beaches and tranquil wilderness; the edge of paradise along the south-west coast of Western Australia has it all, and more - one of Australia’s 16 Ultimate Escapes Where else on Earth can you find perfect barrels of both water and wine, staggeringly beautiful beaches, soaring forests, friendly dolphins and whales, and brilliantly-coloured carpets of wildflowers? Do let us know if you happen to find it, but for now, we’ll stick with Western Australia’s Great South West Edge, perhaps our country’s prettiest corner. Stretching more than 1000 kilometres, from Bunbury (around two hours’...
Choose your own indigenous adventure: five ways to discover the past and present of Aboriginal Sydney, through the eyes of the city’s original inhabitants... shop, wander, gaze, explore... repeat (words Steve Madgwick) Indigenous art – buy, browse or be humbled Of course Sydney’s go-to venues to see some seriously significant pieces of indigenous art are the Museum of Sydney and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, but for a more intimate experience (and the opportunity to buy some) head to Sydney’s cool inner-city enclaves. Darlinghurst hosts independent The Artery, which showcases contemporary and traditional works from distant communities and...
No thanks, says Craig Tansley, sir would not like his coat for dinner. These days, luxury has a whole new meaning – and nowhere does it better than Tasmania’s Saffire Freycinet - (winner 'best boutique hotel' at the World Boutique Hotel Awards 2014) Perhaps it says something about modern Australia that we’re willing to pay the most money when we travel, to feel like we’ve never really left home. What might Freud have made of us? Our grandparents – even our parents – considered luxury travel an escape into a world as far removed from our home lives as possible....
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- Ultimate Escapes: WA’s Great South West Edge – wine, white sand & wilderness
- Dream road trips: Broome to Exmouth (via the Warlu Way)
- Dream road trips: Esperance to Perth (via Margaret River)
- Dream road trips – Perth to the Pilbara (return)
- 100 Greatest Holidays of Australia: #19 escape to the Rowley Shoals, WA
- Your Shot Winner: Two Miles of sunset
- Ultimate Escapes: Queensland’s Wet Tropics
- 100 Greatest Holidays of Australia: #11 stay at Lizard Island, Qld
- 100 Greatest Holidays of Australia: #54 holiday in Queensland’s triple threat
- 100 Greatest Holidays of Australia: #78 walk Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island