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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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

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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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Northern NSW’s Newest Holiday House, Made From Recycled Materials

Book your stay at Rockhaven at Booyong – a new holiday house made from recycled materials located 40 minutes from Byron Bay.

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The Fabulous New Store And Apartment From Colour Queen Chela Edmunds!

The Takeawei Ceramics founder shows us around her sunny new store in Fitzroy, and the cutest-ever apartment upstairs (yep, you can stay ther...

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This Origami-Style Beach Shack Is The Perfect Coastal Getaway

This architecturally designed coastal retreat on Stradbroke Island looks out over the glittering Coral Sea. The most dreamy vacation destina...

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This New Byron Bay Hinterland Accomodation Is Equal Parts Luxury + Rustic

Book your stay at The Perch – a beautifully renovated 1970s property in Bangalow, NSW.

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An Off-The-Grid Cabin In The Heart Of Tweed Hinterland

Escape to the bush at this secluded eco cabin just 38 kilometres north of Byron Bay! With 100 acres, panoramic views + an outdoor bath there...

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A Picture-Perfect Red Hill Winery Getaway That Has It All

Polperro Farmhouse in Red Hill is a newly renovated accommodation lodge designed by Hecker Guthrie,on a 25-acre vineyard property boasting a...
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This Revitalised Motel With Old Hollywood Vibes Is Byron Bay's Newest Design Destination

A little bit Los Angeles, a little bit Ibiza, this beautiful new accommodation in the heart of the Northern Rivers is a showcase of local de...
Sasha Gattermayr

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A Moody Slice Of Paradise In The Byron Hinterland

The Dairy is a magical accommodation that feels like it could be in Tuscany...but in reality, it's only 15 minutes away from some of Austral...

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Two Idyllic Beach Retreats On Kangaroo Island, And A Love Story

Emily and Richard Young have opened up their incredible homes in Emu Bay, Kangaroo Island, where their families have been holidaying for 50
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Get Back To Nature At This Hemingway-Style Rainforest Cabin

The Otways Loft is a fully restored home made from train carriage parts and salvaged church ceilings - and could be your next holiday destin...
Sasha Gattermayr

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A Quaint Miner's Cottage In Dubbo Made For Slowing Down

A sympathetic renovation to a dilapidated 19th century cottage makes it the perfect regional getaway.
Sasha Gattermayr

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A Micro Flower Farm In Trentham, Decades In The Making

A florist devoted to holistic botanical living has transformed this dilapidated miner's cottage into boutique accommodation - with its own f...
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