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TRAVEL BUZZ • Stylish new DESIGNS that make packing easy, cute STOCKING STUFFERS for intrepid souls, and arresting ART PROJECTS to see and to do.
WINE & DINE • Sydney gets a TASTE OF CAMBODIA, Melbourne’s bars are truly WORLD-CLASS, plus new must-dine-at openings.
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ONE FOR THE ROAD • The cocktails that put the most considered Australian craft spirits to good use, with recipes from the best bars in the country.
pillow talk • Spend the NIGHT in the latest, greatest and most FABULOUS NEW STAYS in the country.
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pool cues • The SUN IS OUT , the sky is BLUE, the temperature IS RISING and it’s time to GET READY to party by THE WATER.
Not everybody loves the sunshine • As just about EVERYONE IN THE COUNTRY decamps to the coast to find their PLACE IN THE SUN, Steve Madgwick proudly goes AGAINST THE FLOW in pursuit of more temperate climes and SUMMER SOLITUDE.
BEACH BARS • FOR THOSE WHO LOVE sea, sand and sundowners, there’s nothing better than a BEACH BAR . From Adelaide to Darwin, HERE’S WHERE to kick back on the shore in STYLE.
run to PARADISE • A daydream come true...
Baths and BBQs • Each of NSW’S OCEAN POOLS has its own unique charm and character. IMOGEN EVESON dips into the colourful history of FORSTER OCEAN BATHS, Bull Ring and all.
Five Star Luxury opens in the Hunter Valley • Just like the exquisite wines produced from the Hunter Valley, Spicers Guesthouse took time, attention and creativity to bear its fruit.
SUNNY SIDE UP • While its BREATHTAKING beaches and myriad NATURAL WONDERS make the sleepy NSW town of Yamba a SUMMER HAVEN, its foodie scene, built on the back of the HUMBLE PRAWN, is worth experiencing at any time of the year, says FIONA MCADAM.
5th GENERATION VINTAGE • A visit to Tyrrell’s winery in New South Wales’ HUNTER VALLEY is a journey through the HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN WINEMAKING itself.
Peak Peking • ONE DISH ALONE is reason enough to visit this new PERTH FINE DINER in a classic venue, finds FLEUR BAINGER.
THE W FACTOR • CELESTE MITCHELL checks in to the new W Brisbane and realises sleep, while superb here, is just ONE PIECE of the EXPERIENTIAL PIE.
STATE OF THE ART • Clare Acheson discovers MONA’S LATEST trick, a Spanish-inspired RESTAUR ANT that’s home to a world-class IMMERSIVE ARTWORK.
THE FAR PAVILIONS • On Tasmania’s unsullied EAST COAST, a bastion of DESIGN AND LUXURY comes complete with GENEROUS HOSPITALITY, stunning views and INQUISITIVE LOCALS, finds Leigh-Ann Pow.
HIP HOOD BRADDON, ACT • One of Canberra’s OLDEST SUBURBS, inner-city BRADDON is on the up: its light INDUSTRIAL EDGE merging with creative cafes, funky DESIGN STORES and forward-thinking architecture to create a HOTBED OF COOL, finds Leigh-Ann Pow.
from COAST to COAST • Heading south, DAVID LEVELL takes in the BEAUTY and SIMPLICITY that is the NSW coast.
PACIFIC COAST DIRECTORY
ENDLESS SUMMER • With over 13,000 kilometres of incredible coastline, white beaches,...