Off-grid escape an immersive luxury experience

Designed by Adelaide-based architecture, interior design and landscape practice DAS Studio, the custom black suites are fabricated off-site and positioned by crane to minimize environmental impact. Photo: Harry Vick REGISTRATION While many travelers have heard of South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula, Inman Valley is on few people’s radars. Even the locals scratch their heads when we … Read more

A century-old pub turned stellar country hotel

Built in 1909, the Art Nouveau pub closed in 2007 and lay derelict for years before a meticulous two-and-a-half-year restoration revived it as a 15-room hotel and restaurant. REGISTRATION The gold rush town of Ballarat in central Victoria – site of the famous Eureka Rebellion – wears its history with pride. It is home to … Read more

Advice from an expat expert

Sentosa Island. Photo: iStock After 16 years of building businesses across Asia, Wade Pearce now lives in Singapore. A country boy who grew up just hours from the sea in Singleton in rural NSW, his life now revolves around the ocean as a business consultant in the luxury yachting industry. See sgmarineguide.com DO Take a … Read more

Western Australia’s Montgomery Reef and the Mystery of the Tribe’s Disappearance

The High Cliffy Islands were once home to a tribe that mysteriously disappeared. It’s 9.30am on a blue bird’s day on the isolated Kimberley coast, and we’re speeding across the ocean in search of Australia’s Atlantis. As many wish the mythical sunken city of ancient Greece could one day do, Kimberley’s 400 square kilometer Montgomery … Read more