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Play and Stay in Uber Cool Brisbane

Brisbane

Delve into a serious calendar of internationally acclaimed arts, cultural and sporting events, discover some of the best eateries in the country and, says Helen Flanagan, check out two new hotels way beyond the pale.

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Jet-setting Australians plagued by travel sickness

travel sickness

New research shows that Australian travellers are losing precious holiday time as they’re not aware of the health risks associated with travel.

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“We’re going to Bonnie Doon!”: The Castle movie iconic holiday home on Airbnb

The Castle

It’s one of Australia’s most iconic films, and now The Kerrigan’s Bonnie Doon holiday house from the 1997 movie, The Castle, is available to book through Airbnb.

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Spirit House Noosa – a new high

Spirit House Noosa

  When it comes to stunning restaurants, Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is a mecca, and as Helen Flanagan knows the Spirit House is one of the best.

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Tips for a travelling mobile winter

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Caravanning and camping is an all-season way to travel, especially in Australia where we are gifted with a variety of winter weather destinations. It’s a beautiful season all over the country and with a bit of preparation you’ll be perfectly cozy – whether you chase the snow or the sun. In fact, there are plenty

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Gympie – Chugging and choofing right on track

If the shriek of a steam whistle and the hiss of a steam engine are music to your ears, Helen Flanagan suggests the Valley Rattler in Gympie.

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Mudgee’s Blue Wren Winery: A bright feather in your culinary cap

After a complete upgrade to every aspect of the property, one of Mudgee’s signature wineries relaunches as a bold gastronomic and events venue. Roderick Eime tested his taste buds.

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Rockhampton gets back on its feet

Rockhampton was recently hit by disastrous flooding but, like all great country towns, it is rising again from the devastation writes Dallas Sherringham.

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Urban myth settled: “happy campers” really are happier

happy campers

The phrase “happy campers” is used in everyday conversations, everywhere.  But are campers really that happy?  Well, the stats are in and it looks like the saying “happy campers” is founded in fact.  Campers are happy!  Or at least, happier than those who don’t go camping.

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Chop-chop to Noosa’s classiest act

Food awakens the senses and becomes the touchstone of memory especially at Wasabi, where marvelling at the evocative parade of modern Japanese food is de rigeur and emulating the flavours is a distinct possibility, writes Helen Flanagan.

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