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What's new on Alluxia in November

What's new on Alluxia in November

Before we roll into the festive season, we reflect on the massive month of November, where we unearthed some fantastic hidden gems and welcomed a host of new additions to the alluxia collection.

Brisbane is so hot right now, with the G20 Leaders Summit, the spotlight was firmly on this 'new world city' and we have uncovered two fantastic contemporary bed & breakfast with not a doily in sight!

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Sydney Festival 2015

Sydney Festival 2015

Sydney, you’ve done it again! Sydney Festival returns with a spectacular program of free and ticketed events spanning contemporary and classical music, theatre, dance and more for a sizzling summer of fun.

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Top 10 Spring Flings

Top 10 Spring Flings

Spring is a time for new beginnings. Shake off those winter blues and indulge in a spring getaway to feel the joy of possibilities the season can bring. Cultural festivals, sporting events and nature in bloom make these short break destinations a must-visit in springtime.

We’ve scoured the alluxia collection and gathered our Top 10 Spring Flings: 

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1888 Hotel Review

1888 Hotel Review

I love technology. I’ve often wondered why hotels haven’t adopted automatic checkin systems like the airports for quick, efficient entry anytime of the day or night. Then I check in to 1888 Hotel and get the friendliest service I’ve had in years and I remember why I value good service.

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Luxperience 2014

Luxperience 2014

This week we attended Luxperience: an industry event for bespoke luxury and high-end experiential travel. If you follow our Instagram feed, you’d think it was all Champagne, canapés and fun in the harbour city, however there was a serious side to the conference. We commenced with a Thought Leaders Forum held at the iconic Luna Park. Luxperience CEO, Lindy Andrews discussed the ‘New Luxury’ in her opening address, which is more personal and immersive travel rather than generic 5 star hotels.  We couldn’t agree more and alluxia strives to bring unique experience so you can live like a local and explore the destination, rather than feeling like a tourist. We did note a lack of discussion around technology in tourism, certainly one of our passions…

Here’s our highlights, tips and news in luxury travel and what’s hot in Australia and New Zealand right now!

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Archibald Prize 2014

Archibald Prize 2014

Here at alluxia, we are addicted to Instagram. While we follow a lot of travel and foodie types one of our favourite people to follow is artist Vincent Fantauzzo. Fantauzzo is an Australian painter renowned for his portrait work including the 2008 Archibald Portrait Prize of the late Heath Ledger, which won him the runner-up and the People’s Choice award as well as last year’s entry of his partner Asher Keddie.

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