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Just wide of the marque

Australian cuisine is very close to disappearing up its own fundament. Our fascination with food and foodie culture has cannoned out of control. The nation’s favorite TV shows aren’t great scripted comedies or drama starring great local talent …

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Best of the bush

Ayers Rock Resort have created a Bush Tucker Trail designed to highlight the unique flavours of Indigenous cuisine, allowing guests to sample signature dishes across all the …

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The road less travelled

These days ‘off the beaten track’ has become so hackneyed it’s a wonder these so-called tracks haven’t become the same tourist traps people are trying so hard to avoid. …

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Hippos prey on the hip

Mark Eggleton is mighty glad lions can't use can openers

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Top water adventures in the world

Water parks aren’t just for the thrill-seeking adrenaline junkies who walk among us. They appeal to the inner child within all of us and besides, there’s something …

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What's on in February

South Africa comes alive this month with plenty to see and do – from LGBTI celebrations to live music, it’s all about the festival vibe this February. Cape Town Pride: 20 …

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What's on: Tobago Jazz Experience

American singer Jennifer Hudson will headline the seventh annual Tobago Jazz Experience along with R&B group Kool & the Gang and Grammy award winner Jill Scott. The nine-day festival will be held from April 18 to 26 and will feature some …

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Best places to stay in Barbados

Sandy Lane There’s nothing subtle about Sandy Lane. From its white exteriors to its marble interiors, the entire structure exudes luxury. It’s perhaps why celebrities are …

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Free stay? Yes, please

Fancy a free holiday? Adventure cruising specialists Aurora Expeditions are offering a complimentary three-night stay in South America when you book one of two Antarctic …

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Cocktail in every burger at K West

K West Hotel & Spa has brought the boozie foodie trend to the UK with the creation of its bloody mary burger – the burger of summer 2015. The bloody mary burger is the latest addition on a growing list of hip alcoholic foods such as …

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Escape the madding crowd at Kona St James

  Kona at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate A few minutes’ walk from Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament, through a leafy courtyard of Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and …

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A European tasting plate

Mark Eggleton It’s almost midnight and I’m staring at a mostly dark Mediterranean. The lights of Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam shimmer silvery-white on the dark water as …

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Down-to-Earth cost of flying by private jet

A private jet hire company has dropped everything to answer the burning question: how much does it really cost to fly by private jet and say goodbye to the horrors of regular air travel? The firm, PrivateFly has produced videos that open up the …