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The Farm, Byron Bay

The Farm, Byron Bay

A modern day Old MacDonald hits Byron Bay as The Farm sets up shop with their collection of Highland cattle, 600 chooks and herd of pigs. What is the Farm you ask? It’s a sustainable yet traditional establishment that owners Tom & Emma Lane aim to grow, feed and educate the community with their "farm to plate" philosophy. Visitors are welcome to stroll through fields of organic produce, taste test award winning cheeses and indulge in honest local cuisine.

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Brisbane's Top 7 Brunch Spots

Brisbane's Top 7 Brunch Spots

Brunch glorious, brunch! This dining phenomena originated through church goers post-worship nibbles, however as of late it seems Brisbanite’s are lingering between the sheets and indulging in an egg or two. Due to Brisbane’s increasing demand for mouthwatering dishes at all hours of the day, Alluxia has comprised a list of our city’s top 7 brunch spots to appease all foodies far and wide.

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Australia's Top 8 Macaron Shops

Australia's Top 8 Macaron Shops

International Macaron Day otherwise known as “Le Jour du Macaron” invites one and all to celebrate the art and flavour of delicate sweets at their finest. If you’ve been living under a rock for the past five years, a macaron is essentially a “French sandwich” that consists of two layers of a meringue based cookie complete with ganache and all things sweet. Such a celebration is set to take place on 20th March across America, Europe and even Australia! As a result Alluxia has devoured countless macarons to comprise a golden list of Australia’s top 8 macaron distributers.

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Pretty Beach House re-opens

Pretty Beach House re-opens

Ladies and gentleman, it's Alluxia’s pleasure to announce that the Pretty Beach House is set to re-open its doors on Sunday March 22, 2015. This sophisticated yet intimate property is a magical setting for romance and relaxation alike, an all-inclusive escape just 100 kilometres north of Sydney (90 minute drive).    

New embellishments to this luxurious property include an interactive kitchen and bar area, a serene day spa and a lounge area to indulge in a book or two. This exclusive guesthouse nestled in the Australian bush land was has the interior design stylings of Michelle Leslie Design. Such specialists rejuvenated this bush land oasis by integrating recycled timber, hand-made bricks, sandstone and copper throughout the property.

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Granite Belt Wineries

Granite Belt Wineries

Wine expert Stuart Robinson aka The Vinsomniac shares his essential tips for visiting the Granite Belt wineries.

A mere two and half hours from Brisbane, perhaps three if you make the essential stop at the Bakery at Aratula for one of their fine pies - lies the Granite Belt wine region.

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Planning a Wine Weekend

Planning a Wine Weekend

Wine expert, Stuart Robinson aka The Vinsomniac shares his guide to planning the ultimate wine weekend.

 

For me, the holiday starts long before my arrival at the intended destination.

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