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Lindenderry at Red Hill, Australia's Bordeaux Down Under

BY : Glenn Harris | 2018

When we think of a destination for wine lovers, we think of Tuscany, Bordeaux or maybe the Napa Valley. We dream of driving through a countryside of rolling hills of vineyards dotted with villages and chateaus. The vacation in the vines invariably...

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Experiencing Grand Hyatt Melbourne; Where the Beau Monde Stay and Play Down Under

BY : Glenn Harris | 2018

Melbourne is an intoxicating city filled with a palatable energy that one can touch.  It’s a bit naughtier and gritty than its more mature older sister city, Sydney, but that‘s just fine for Melbournians. They love the personality...

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Exploring Australia's Mornington Peninsula and a Stay at the Peppers Moonah Links Resort

BY : Glenn Harris | 2018

Just a few hours’ drive from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne is the Mornington Peninsula. A peninsula sided by the calm azure waters of Phillips Bay on one side and the rough crashing waves of the Tasman Sea to the east.  There are...

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Experience Wine Culture Extraordinaire at Australia's Port Phillip Estate

BY : Glenn Harris | 2017

Less than an hour’s drive south from the manic pace of Melbourne, Australia is the Mornington Peninsula.  A beautiful stretch of earth with crystal blue waters on each side, verdant national parks and quaint seaside towns. In the...

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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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