Hip and Trending – Tribe Perth

by iflores on October 12, 2018

Brought to you by some of Australia’s leading designers, Tribe Perth provides an innovative alternative for the modern traveler. Located on the burgeoning doorstep of the ever expanding Perth CBD, Tribe Perth is conveniently based next door to Kings Park and minutes away from some of the city’s premier restaurants, bars and tourist attractions. Part collaborative workspace, part social club, their 126 rooms have been cleverly crafted to complement their unique and innovative living areas, all complete with floor to ceiling windows, signature beds and robes, Kevin Murphy amenities, free Wi-Fi, smart TVs and always something to excite and inspire.

Large, stylish and innovative living zones are a key focus of the hotel. The hotel provides individual spaces where guests can relax and unwind with colleagues and friends or simply sit back and take in the atmosphere.

Tribe Foods – a café by day, bar by night – features a carefully curated menu with a focus on sustainability, seasonality and ethical eating. The menu offers flexibility to maintain a usual green eating regime or delve into travel time delights. Guests can start their day with a full boutique breakfast in Tribe Foods. By the afternoon it’s the perfect place to soak up the scene – Tribe Foods is popular with locals and visitors alike. With crafted cocktails, local and imported beers, the menus are continuously evolving.

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Spotlight on Launceston (Tasmania)

by iflores on September 30, 2018

Launceston is Tasmania’s second major city and a vibrant hub for food and wine, culture and nature. One of Australia’s oldest cities, Launceston has one of the best-preserved early cityscapes in Australia with its elegant Colonial and Victorian architecture and century-old parks.

Just a short walk from the city downtown area, Cataract Gorge is a slice of wilderness right in the heart of town and Launceston’s star natural attraction. The Gorge has walking tacks, swimming pool, the world’s longest single span chairlift, a restaurant, cafe, a suspension bridge and panoramic lookouts with spectacular views. Peacocks and native wildlife add to the experience.

From Launceston, self-drive visitors can follow the Tamar River north through Tasmania’s premium wine-growing region, past forested hills and farmland, lavender fields, vineyards, orchards and pretty riverside towns.

For those interested in wildlife, nearby Narawntapu National Park provides many opportunities to see Australia’s unique animals. The park boasts a rich array of easily observed animals that come out in the evening to graze on the grasslands, including Forester Kangaroos, Bennetts Wallabies and wombats. Listen for the growls and screeches of Tasmanian devils.

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Pristine New Zealand – A Walking Wonderland

September 7, 2018

If time is of the essence and you simply have to experience the contrast between the North and South of New Zealand, while still keeping the pace smooth and easy (just like our Pinot Noir), then your journey starts here. Cruise out to Waiheke Island, New Zealand’s most sought after island lifestyle destination, to walk […]

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Journey of a Lifetime – Australia Unbound

August 29, 2018

Everyone in a while we take journeys that not only transform how we see the world, but also our place in it. These transformative trips create a sense of wonder, re-invoke a sense of wonder and leave us wanting to do more. This trip is one of those. We are proud to present an Australian […]

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Trip Report: Around New Zealand and Some Great Hikes

August 15, 2018

Good Morning Ian: Great Trip and finally re-adjusting to leaving Kiwi adventures behind. Auckland/Waiheke Island: —Our guide was right there to meet us upon arrival.  Like all of the drivers/guides we encountered he was great—took us on a slight detour to the airport that provided scenic view of Auckland, which we had not had time […]

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Sound Advice for New Zealand – Bay of Many Coves Resort

May 31, 2018

Discover a new kind of five star luxury lodge in the Marlborough Sounds where it is surprisingly easy to find yourself a world away. Enjoy the all-too-brief journey from the ‘mainland’, by water or air, through some of the most spectacular scenery in New Zealand. Bay of Many Coves Resort is a luxurious retreat in […]

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