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This month we’ve been gallivanting all over to globe to bring you our latest batch of boutique beauties. We began in Santorini, where The Tsitouras Collection (above) exudes both character and luxury in spades and Iconic (right) has cave-sheltered rooms, pergola patios and sun-drenched terraces. Next, we island-hopped our way to Mallorca, home to serene […]

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Colourful, creative and cosmopolitan South Australia’s capital has experienced a culinary and cultural revolution in recent times and is celebrated on an international scale for its avant-garde arts scene and scores of bars and restaurants – but delivered in as easy-going a way as possible. And for a country that is famously casual, the fifth largest […]

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Wine capital of Australia, the Barossa in South Australia is a world-class grape-growing region, as well as a destination with a full-bodied heritage. An intoxicating blend of valleys and viticulture, many of the 150 vineyards open their cellar doors for astute holidaymakers to taste their tipples, and on Seppeltsfield Road alone 16 small producers beg to […]

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During this month’s search for sparkly new Smith hotels, there were two words on our lips: Costa Rica. We played ‘I Spy’ (the sea) at Latitude 10‘s bohemian beachfront casitas on the Nicoya Peninsula, developed a design crush at Kurá‘s minimalist jungle bungalows in Uvita, played Tarzan and Jane at Lapa Rios‘ tropical treehouses on the Osa Peninsula and got coffee-drunk at Finca Rosa […]

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Giving the Galapagos a run for its flora and fauna, Kangaroo Island – nicknamed KI in local parlance – is to nature what Rome is to ancient relics or the Barossa is to vino. A pristine 155km wilderness of wetlands, woodland and waterfront that is so southerly, if you were to keep going, you’d hit Antarctica. Just […]

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