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WISH YOU WERE HERE • SHENE ESTATE & DISTILLERY TASMANIA
TRAVEL BUZZ • From REGIONAL ART GALLERIES on the rise to easy TRAVEL-FRIENDLY accessories and swimwear, here’s what’s ON OUR AGENDA right now.
CLEVER AUSSIES Q&A TINA ISHAK • A Bondi-based swimwear designer taps into our collective love of sun, sand and sea while striving to produce a product that is kind to the environment at the same time. We talk all things Baythe Swim.
wine & dine • The BEST in NEW BITES from around the country, architectural (F)EATS and Tassie CRAFT SPIRITS.
ONE FOR THE ROAD • The cocktails that put the most considered Australian craft spirits to good use, with recipes from the best bartenders in the country.
pillow talk • Spend the NIGHT in the latest, greatest and most FABULOUS NEW STAYS in the country.
THE FRONT DESK • Andrew Donaghy, concierge at the newly revitalised Jonah’s Whale Beach, shares his to-do list when relaxing on Sydney’s laid-back Northern Beaches. jonahs.com.au
Red heat • Take your cues from the EXPANSIVE AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE, with its warm, rich COLOUR PALETTE and rustic appeal.
BUSH BABY • DANIEL DOWN advises how to TAKE TIME off with baby in tow, where NEW PARENTS can recuperate and LITTLE MINDS have a chance to FEEL WILD.
PICTURE PERFECT PICTURE PALACES
GORGEOUS GORGE • Deep in the QUEENSLAND OUTBACK, DAVID LEVELL discovers the stunning beauty of Cobbold Gorge, a CHASM CARVED into the LANDSCAPE that managed to remain undiscovered for MILLENNIA .
MORE GORGEOUS GORGES • Queensland has an abundance of gorges that are just as compelling as Cobbold. If breathtaking scenery is your thing, gorge yourself on these.
WORD ON THE STREET: THE STORY OF MR ETERNITY • Compelled over decades to CHALK ‘ETERNITY’ on the city streets, ARTHUR STACE has gone down in history as a Sydney folk hero, says IMOGEN EVESON.
AUSTRALIAN TRAVELLER’S 2017 PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS
GOING FOR A SONG
A NEW DARLING • A BEACON of change for Darling Harbour? LARA PICONE scales the heights of SOFITEL’S grand NEW SYDNEY property.
EXPERIENCE THE TERRITORY • Blessed with some of the most EVOCATIVE landscapes in the country, the best way to sample the WONDERS ON OFFER in the NT is through the unique EXPERIENCES to be had there.
GET CENTRED • On the edge of the outback, CALM CAN BE FOUND in the most ADVENTUROUS OF PLACES – think mountain bike trails, a balloon basket, a rather chilly creek and A TOWN CALLED ALICE.
DESERT SOUL • The ANCIENT and ACHINGLY BEAUTIFUL abound in the RED CENTRE, anchored by the transcending experience of seeing ULURU for the first (or fiftieth) time.
TROPICAL FIX • Closer to Bali than Brisbane, DARWIN offers a gateway into an altogether different and WILDER WORLD of SORBET SUNSETS, tropical flora and jumping crocodiles.
FAIR WINDS • A MODERN UPDATE has transformed an old FREMANTLE watering hole into a CHIC RESORT that’s value for money, finds FLEUR BAINGER.
Tides of change • CRAIG TANSLEY discovers a new restaurant at Coolangatta that’s as much ABOUT DINING OUT as it is about its (great) MENU.
DESERT ISLAND • It’s Western Australia’s largest island, yet you’ve probably never heard of it. But if you love...