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A Secluded Alpine A-Frame In The Kangaroo Valley

At every opportunity the choice is to be unplugged rather than switched on in this architecturally designed accommodation in New South Wales...


A Perfect Day In Melbourne, With Melissa Leong

Food writer, TV presenter and judge of MasterChef Australia Melissa Leong shares some of her absolute favourite spots in Melbourne CBD.


A Mediterranean-Style Farmhouse Accommodation With Incredible Views

The Casa sits on seven acres of property in the lush Kangaroo Valley, two hour’s drive south of Sydney.


A Converted Train Carriage Turned Breathtaking Off-Grid Cabin

The Greenly Carriage accommodation is on a semi-remote farm on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula, offering views over the Southern Ocean, M...


This Mid '60s Sibbel Home In Healesville Is A True Family Legacy

It's a family affair in this spectacular modernist home in Healesville, Victoria, originally built by owner Fleur Sibbel's father and design...


A Colourful Log Cabin Surrounded By Forestland

Located in Johanna, Victoria, where the beach meets the bush, The Log House is where we'd rather be!


A Perfect Day in Daylesford & The Macedon Ranges, With Paul Bangay

Lucy joins legendary landscape designer Paul Bangay for a dreamy day trip in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, capturing the best that the


Your Chance To WIN A $2000 Travel Voucher!

Klarna is giving away a $2000 Luxury Escapes travel voucher to one lucky reader - start planning your next holiday now!


A Perfect Day in South Gippsland, With Andrea Moore

Designer Andrea Moore gives Lucy a guided tour of her favourite spots to eat, shop, stay and see in beautiful South Gippsland.

Art en Route

A Visit to the Blue Mountains with Jono Fleming, and Ford Puma

Sydney stylist Jono Fleming is our tour guide for a dreamy day trip to the Blue Mountains, in the new Ford Puma!


A Quaint + Charming Holiday Cottage That Feels Like Home

Lotte's Hjem is a 150-year-old weatherboard nestled in the heart of Pambula on the Sapphire Coast.


This Spectacularly Beautiful Island Getaway Is Tasmania's Best Kept Secret

Lucy shares highlights of her memorable recent family getaway to Flinders Island, off the North East coast of Tasmania.


A Rustic + Cosy Coastal Shed Is Your Next Holiday Spot!

The Shed is nestled amongst 100 acres of rolling bushland in Gerroa on the New South Wales South Coast with uninterrupted views of the ocean...


A Mountain-Top Holiday Spot That Floats Above The Clouds

Cloud Parade is a design-led accommodation in the Blue Mountains, with truly sublime views over the national park.


Our Guide To The Most Gorgeous Getaway In The Hunter Valley

Where to eat, sleep, visit + drink in this stretch of lush New South Wales countryside. There's more than just wine to be had!


A Rustic Farmhouse Lodge In The Blue Mountains

TV presenter Edwina Bartholomew has transformed this rambling farm in regional NSW into 'Warramba', a stunning accommodation offering, with


Our Guide To The Perfect Road-Trip On The NSW Central Coast

From Terrigal and Avoca beaches to the lush landscape of Bouddi National Park, here's where to eat, sleep, visit + swim!


These New Luxury Coastal Cabins On Phillip Island Really Raise The Bar!

A tour of Fives Acres, a brand new boutique accommodation offering on Victoria's rugged South Coast.

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