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20 hobby holidays: niche tourism experiences around the world

 

These days, no matter what your personal interest you can find a travel experience to suit. From reading Dostoevsky to seeing art, getting crafty and drinking scotch, here are 20 niche tourism experiences worth your time Continue reading “20 hobby holidays: niche tourism experiences around the world”

Texas: Why Houston is a hot-to-trot holiday spot

Longhorns, barbecue, rockets and grits – these are a few of my favourite Houstonian things

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Palawan: Enjoy an eco stay on Lagen Island in El Nido

Want to stay in an overwater bungalow in a place that is not just pretty but has plenty of personality? Then I’ve found your ideal holiday destination (and it has the coolest airport transfer vehicle ever)

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Vermouth is making a comeback – and this time it’s artisanal

Meet a craft alcohol lover who uses Aussie botanicals to make vermouth cool again

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Short break: This B&B in the NSW Hunter region is a food lover’s dream

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live on an olive grove in the country, check yourself in to Valleyfield Escape – an idyllic, private luxury getaway located on a top Sydney chef’s private farm

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Cruise review: Paddling through the Australian outback on board The Murray Princess

If you thought the Aussie interior was waterway-free, think again. South Australia’s Murray River meanders through some of the most beautiful remote landscape and historic townships in the country – and you can see it all from the deck of a paddle steamer

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Meet the brewers: Burleigh Brewing Company

Some may think Queensland surf-spot Burleigh Heads is an unlikely place for a brewery. But its beer is just brilliant Continue reading “Meet the brewers: Burleigh Brewing Company”

Singapore: Drive a Lamborghini around the grand-prix street circuit

Singapore’s highways swing past major attractions such as Marina Bay Sands and the giant ferris wheel that is the Singapore Flyer. So why not do the grand tour in a supercar?

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Tasmania: Why Hobart could well be the coolest city in Australia

…and why Tassie tourism operators owe the Museum of Old and New Art a big thank you

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