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7 WAYS TO TAP INTO THE CLARE VALLEY THIS SUMMER

Take the back roads, cycle (or drive, if you must) to winery heaven in South Australia’s lovely, laid back Clare Valley. See the full story at Australian Traveller

CLARE VALLEY, winery, good, Australian Traveller magazine, margaret barca

 

 

 

MARVELLOUS (HIDDEN) MELBOURNE

Joining a walking tour with a well-informed local and some keen visitors is one way to discover more about Melbourne’s ins and outs, from which rooftops have bee hives to where to get the best hot chocolate in town. For the full story from Australia & New Zealand magazine, see here

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LINING UP IN LA’S UBER COOL KOREA TOWN

The Line Hotel is a reminder that there’s plenty to see in LA beyond West Hollywood. Check this out.

the Line Hotel, Los Angeles

 

AMSTERDAM’S HIP BOUTIQUE HOTELS

Amsterdam’s flourishing design and art world and the Amsterdamers’ distinctly independent spirit have inspired a slew of intriguing boutique hotels.  For the full story in the International Traveller magazine see Amsterdam’s New Dutch Masters  – International Traveller

 

New Dutch Masters hip hotel Internatinal Traveller May 2014

 

100 BEST HOTELS & RESORTS IN THE WORLD

International Traveller magazine’s 100 Best Hotels & Resorts in the World is

based on votes from some of the world’s top travel writers and editors.

As Project Editor, working with the magazine’s Editor Quentin Long, I had

the sometimes daunting task of helping assess the information

that came in from our impressive global panel.

100 BEST Hotels&Resorts

Check out International Traveller magazine (September/October 2013),

get the iPad app,

PS people have already been asking – Australian hotels were not

included in this list, because IT’s sister publication, Australian Traveller,

covers them.

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A villa in Tuscany is still one of the great travel fantasies and

three months in Italy in 2012 gave me time to source some of the

most luxurious. The feature appeared in International Traveller magazine

in January /February 2013.

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la dolce villa 2

To read the full story, click here   International Traveller Tuscan Villas Jan-Feb 13

(special thanks to villa owners and villa bookers who helped with the wonderful photos)

Check out  www.internationaltravellermag.com

for some other terrific stories (even if they’re not mine!)

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48 hours in Fort Kochi

Kerala in southern India is tropical, palmy and laidback, with historic Fort Kochi

worth exploring before setting off to the idyllic backwaters or the white sand beaches.

48 hours in Fort Kochi appeared in International Traveller March/April 13.

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Int Traveller - Fort Koch 2

To read the full story, click here  Int Traveller – Fort Kochi Mar-Apr 13

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From Explore Australia’s Outback (see books)

Co-author and project manager

EA Outback - The Land BeyondEA Outback - 2

EA Outback sample              EA Outback sample 2

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From Explore Australia’s Coast (see Books)

Co-author and photo researcher

EA Coast Barrier Reef sample       EA Coast sample page

Click on pages to read

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The coast is clear – a feature on one of Australia’s favourite coastal walks and drives, The Great Ocean Road, for Parks Discovery magazine.

Parks Discovery magazine

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To read the full story, click here  Parks Discovery Great Ocean Walk

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Round & about the bay

Port Phillip is both busy port and bustling playground …

Round & about the bay

To read the full story, click here  Parks Discovery – Round & about the bay

Urban parks, tracks & trails

Urban parks, tracks & trails

To read the full story, click here Park Discovery – parks, tracks & trails

 

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