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Hip Hood - James Street

Hip Hood - James Street

It's no secret we're big fans of New Farm's leafy James Street, it's our local 'hood after all. So we thought it was about time we shared our local knowledge with you. The sunny, tree-lined street is loaded with boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants creating Brisbane's premier lifestyle precinct.

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2017 People’s Choice Awards Event Wrap Up

2017 People’s Choice Awards Event Wrap Up

Above: Alluxia Founder Sally Scott and Australian Travellers Marcus Hurley

We recently attended the Australian Traveller Magazine 2017 People's Choice Awards, cheering on some of our favourite destinations and mixing with industry colleagues!

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Best Lamingtons in Australia

Best Lamingtons in Australia

Celebrate National Lamington Day on 21 July and indulge in a little Aussie tradition.

Folklore has it that these delectable treats were originally created after the Governor of Queensland, Lord Lamington's chef was called upon at short notice to feed unexpected guests. Using only the limited ingredients available, Lord Lamington's chef cut up some left-over French vanilla sponge cake, dipped the slices in chocolate, set them in coconut and the rest is history.

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Qantas Business Travel Awards

Qantas Business Travel Awards

Oh what a night! Last night we were privileged to attend the inaugural Qantas Business Travel Awards with some of our favourite Australian boutique hotels and tourism operators.

The event kicked off at Olio Kensington Street, a stunning venue within the Kensington Street precinct in Chippendale. The Mumm Champagne was flowing as Qantas Travel Insider Editor-in-Chief Kirsten Galliott announced the winner, as voted by a panel of judges including Neil Perry.

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Top 10 Australian Winter Getaways

Top 10 Australian Winter Getaways

Winter is here! Embrace the crisp mornings, sunny days and cosy evenings that winter brings and visit Australia's favourite winter destinations.

We're your experts in luxury travel and we've scoured the country to find the most romantic winter getaway accommodation, from cosy hilltop hideaways to cool city stays, we've personally inspected this selection of boutique accommodation and can verify the quality and unique nature of these hidden gems.

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