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Eichardt’s Private Hotel is The Place to Stay in Aspen of the Southern Hemisphere

BY : Glenn Harris | 2017

Queenstown has been a mecca for international explorers for over 200 years. First by those coming to New Zealand to search for gold and most recently, adventure seekers and skiers drawn to the area’s striking snow capped mountains and Fjord...

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Black Barn Retreats of Hawke’s Bay: New Zealand’s Ultimate Vines, Wines and Dine Vacation

BY : Glenn Harris | 2017

Hawke’s Bay is the culinary mecca that put New Zealand on the international wine connoisseur’s map. The soil and climate are perfect for producing some of the top red wines with exquisite merlot, cabernet sauvignon and Malbec blends....

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Tasting Australia Adelaide: An Epicurean Odyssey in South Australia

BY : Glenn Harris | 2017

Australia is far away from the rest of the world. Because of that, Australians are very independent and have learned to create what they need without relying on the rest of the world. One area that they have excelled in is creating an...

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Gaia Retreat and Spa: Olivia Newton-John’s Australian Xanadu

BY : Glenn Harris | 2017

Many celebrities have recently tried their hand at opening resorts. Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Andy Murray and Hugh Jackman to name a few.  Before it became a trend, Olivia Newton-John and her partners set out to create a spiritual...

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Four Days in Paradise at Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji

BY : Selene Nelson | 2017

It doesn’t take long to realize that Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort is pretty special, even as far as luxury resorts go. Perhaps it is the all-singing, all-clapping welcome from the staff, which even for Fijian standards was warm. Perhaps it is...

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Hilton Cuddles Up With UGG Australia for Christmas in July

BY : Vicki Arkoff | 2016

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Melbourne, Australia. It’s not such a wacky concept; after all, Oz is currently in the throes of its coldest season. But Ugg Australia and Hilton decided to go full Santa by turning two...

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Get a Taste of Island Life at the French Polynesia's Le Taha'a

BY : Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss | 2016

A stay at the five-star Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa begins long before your arrival to the property. Upon landing at Raiatea airport you are greeted by a hotel representative who will guide you to the resort’s boat shuttle to the...

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A Place to Call Home When Exploring Downtown Sydney

BY : Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss | 2016

Located near the Royal Botanical Gardens and just steps from the Opera House, the Rocks, and Circular Quay, is The InterContinental Sydney, a beautiful hotel inside a 19th century New South Wales Treasury building. The restored...

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An Aussie Sampling of Tetsuya Wakuda’s Famed Fare

BY : Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss | 2016

Though many restaurants have come and gone over the years, Tetsuya’s has stood the test of time. The Relais & Châteaux property has in fact been a top spot in Australia’s culinary capital for nearly 30 years, claiming a place...

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Hunter Valley Wine Country's 5 Not-to-be-Missed Restaurants

BY : Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss | 2016

Just a 2.5 hour drive from Sydney, the Hunter Valley Wine Country is the oldest and most historic wine region in Australia. As it is especially well known for Semillon and Shiraz, a visit will result in tasting endless varietal blends and...

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Adventures in New Zealand: A Guide to Creating the Perfect Queenstown Itinerary

BY : Dan Avila | 2016

In the far region of New Zealand’s south island is magical Queenstown. Equal parts adrenaline-charged action and jaw-dropping beauty, the city also offers pure luxury and an epicurean experience to rival the world’s best. Flying into...

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The Langham Hotel: A Beacon of Refined Elegance in Melbourne's City Center

BY : Paul Edwards | 2015

Almost instantly, The Langham, Melbourne lets you know what it stands for: opulence, efficiency and class. The 347-room property fills a central position in the hip Southbank arts precinct and has far-reaching views of the central business district...

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