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As our tiny plane bumped its way onto the tarmac, I immediately felt a sense of being very far away from everywhere. We had flown over a thousand kilometres of nothingness, albeit green and lush after some much-needed recent rains, into the centre of Queensland, or what is otherwise known as outback Australia. With two
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If you haven’t been to Brisbane for a while, then you need to re-consider your next mini-break destination. Gone are the days when you couldn’t get a meal after 9pm and the river city turned its back on its crowning glory – that winding expanse of water that creates the perfect backdrop for wining, dining
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Who would have thought that Brisbane once had its own vineyards? In the early 1800s, one such vineyard existed in Gerler Road, Hendra, overseen by German missionary and pioneer viticulturist Carl Gerler. He is the inspiration behind Gerler Wines, which has recently sprouted in the river city. Winemaker David Cush, a Brisbane boy who is
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There was something about my childhood, growing up in the endless boredom of Australian suburbia, that made me ache to travel. I had an early taste of it – with my father being Italian – so I knew there was more to life than spring cleaning the venetian blinds  on the Hill’s Hoist during the
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We are ensconced in our comfy bed, propped up on pillows, smugly enjoying the tranquility of our rainforest villa, when I see something small and brown, I suspect of a wildlife nature, sprint across the floor. “It’s a mouse!” I screech. “It can’t be,” my husband reassures me, which I know is just an excuse
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Banner Image: Southern Ocean Lodge, Adam Taylor, Tourism Australia