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Bright Vivid Sydney Fills the Cultural City With Light, Music & Ideas

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2014

Right now, Sydney, Australia is flooded with color for their annual light, idea, and music exhibition Vivid Sydney (which runs until June 9). Tons of installations, sculptures and projections can be seen while strolling around downtown or while...

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Ketel One Distiller Bob Nolet Chats the Industry and the Impact of Trends

BY : Chad Chisholm | 2014

Founded in 1691 in Schiedam, Holland, Ketel One distillery still stands as a monument today. Much expanded since its humble beginnings, the waterfront structures were ideally placed for grain trade, and remain a scenic location and destination....

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Crown Group is Turning Sydney Into Luxury Capital One Development at a Time

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2014

As the leading developer in Sydney, Crown Group is making us want to book a one-way flight to Australia right now and after you drool over these pictures, you'll want to do the same. CEO Iwan Sunito and his team are seriously setting the bar for...

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Head Down Under for Tasmania's Uninhabited Wilderness, Thriving Art Scene & Gourmet Eats

BY : Eric Rosen | 2014

Though the very name conjures up a faraway place at the very end of the earth, not to mention an irascible but beloved animated character, Tasmania is one of Australia’s most beguiling destinations, and one that is attracting more visitors...

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Helicopters, Spa Treatments, Yacht Outings & More Being Offered in One Extravagant Vacation Package

BY : Donald Herrera-Fairbairn | 2014

An idealized resort in a definitively magnificent setting, The St. Regis Bora Bora is the kind of location that dreams are made of. For those who've ever looked into Bora Bora as a vacation destination, the overwater villas of The St....

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Bagnato Architects Design Sprawling Single Level Contemporary Mansion

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2013

The entryway of this Melbourne, Australian building may look like it houses contemporary art, but it's actually a family home designed by Bagnato Architects. The clients wanted a sprawling modern home that was spread out over a single floor,...

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Sustainable Stamp House Doubles As Category 5 Cyclone Shelter

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2013

When Australia-based Charles Wright Architects were approached by a new client to design a carbon neutral home in an "environmentally sensitive site off-grid on the edge of the Far North Queensland (FNQ) beachfront rainforest," the firm embraced the...

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Chinese Tourists Spent Half a Billion Dollars in New Zealand Last Year

BY : JustLuxe Team | 2013

New Zealand is a popular destination for many travelers around the world, but one country in particular recently showed a highly increased interest in the South Pacific island. Last year alone, Chinese tourists exceeded 200,000 for the first time,...

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And The Happiest Place On Earth Is...Fiji?

BY : Tara Imperatore | 2013

While we’ve been conditioned to believe the happiest place on earth is in Anaheim, California (hint: starts with Disney, ends with land), Tourism Fiji is trying to shift the location to the South Pacific. Tourism Fiji just announced...

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Turtle Island, Fiji: Where South Pacific Culture Mingles With Rustic Elegance

BY : Courtney Driver | 2013

Fiji's Turtle Island is a place where rustic island living and luxury travel collide; this is an isolated little pocket of the world filled with relaxed schedules, warm smiles and private beaches. At first I was having a difficult time...

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Southern Ocean Lodge: Down Under at Isolated and Exotic Australian 'Galapagos'

BY : Chad Chisholm | 2013

A leap and bound over a small section of the Southern Ocean, Kangaroo Island awaits for a distinctive adventure just south of Adelaide, Australia. The unique ecosystem of Kangaroo Island is a well-kept travel destination; even products from the...

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A Look at Auckland's Thriving Foodie Scene

BY : Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss | 2013

New Zealand has always been an island nation full of middle-earth mystique, and the Hobbit craze has only added to its international allure. Besides its natural beauty and its incredibly friendly Kiwi population of just over four million, it is...

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