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South Pacific Food and Wine Festival Launches in March

BY : Eric Rosen | 2012

The only thing that beats a great meal is a great meal in a fabulous setting; and proving this once and for all will be the point of the inaugural South Pacific Food and Wine Festival this March, where visitors can explore the bounty of South...

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Adventure Travel to Australia | The Best Glamping Destinations Part II

BY : Eric Rosen | 2012

We already told you about five ultra-luxe glamping experiences across Australia ranging from tiny Pacific coral cays to desert tents in the Red Center. Now it’s time to take a look at five more fabulous nature experiences with one just a few...

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Travel to Australia for the Glamping Experience of a Lifetime

BY : Eric Rosen | 2012

Australia holds some of the world’s wildest, most unspoiled and unique landscapes — from the rainforest and reefs of Queensland to the Red Center of the Northern Territory to the rugged wilderness of Western Australia. Many are as far from...

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Surprising Results From The 2011 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

BY : Eric Rosen | 2011

Though producing just around 4% of the world’s wine, New Zealand has become an outsize powerhouse in the international wine industry. That’s why, when we heard Air New Zealand was hosting its 25th annual Air New Zealand Wine Awards in Auckland...

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Le Méridien Bora Bora Gives New Meaning to Being Green

BY : Ariston Anderson | 2011

In a short amount of time, the words “eco-friendly” and “green” have quickly become halfhearted buzzwords. I’ve stayed at plenty of “eco-luxe” hotels, for example, that while providing freshly-laundered bamboo sheets throw out enough...

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New Zealand's Otahuna Lodge Re-Opens After a Makeover

BY : Jared Paul Stern | 2011

Otahuna Lodge, an elegant, historic country estate-turned-luxury hotel in the heart of New Zealand's Canterbury region, has reopened following a 10-month renovation project. This marks the latest effort in a six-year scheme to restore the...

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Bora Bora Lagoon Resort and Spa: A French Polynesian Hideaway

BY : Jule Guaglardi | 2011

I don't think I will ever forget the look on my husband's face as the scene came into focus. The brilliant turquoise clarity of the water, and the topography of the land and surrounding islands were like nothing we had ever seen; sea life teeming...

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Tahitian Pearls: An Insider's Guide to These French Polynesian Treasures

BY : Ariston Anderson | 2011

Tourists the world over flock to Tahiti, not just for the beloved sun, but also to stock up on the island's gems: Tahitian pearls. Rare in their uniqueness and vivid color, each pearl is singular to the island, reflecting the glittering lagoons of...

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Travel to Guam: The South Pacific's Secret Vacation Destination

BY : Cynthia Dial | 2011

I'm embarrassed to admit that before traveling to Guam I knew very little of the destination. My limited knowledge: Guam is a U.S. Territory, a tropical island in the Pacific and closer to Asia than North America. But wooed by my taste buds and...

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Sydney

BY : Word Travels | 2010

Sunny, seductive Sydney is a high contender for the title of the world's most ideal city. It is slick and smart, the streets are clean, the neighbourhoods and busy pedestrian precincts pristine, the parks sublime, the water in the huge harbour blue,...

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Melbourne

BY : Word Travels | 2010

Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, capital of Victoria, is the most European in style with trams rattling through streets past Victorian buildings, parks and outdoor cafes. The city centre is laid out in a simple grid pattern, the long,...

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Christchurch

BY : Word Travels | 2010

The largest city on South Island, Christchurch is the most English of New Zealand's cities, named after an Oxford college. The atmosphere is reminiscent of an English university town, with school boys in striped blazers and punting on the River...

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