Arkaba Station, Australia

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Looking out onto the gorgeous Elder Range, at the top end of South Australia, Arkaba is a 5-bedroom heritage homestead dating back to 1851.  It’s colorful history alone could be turned into a 1,000-page novel or a PBS Masterpiece Theater series! A classic Flinders building, Arkaba’s  en-suite rooms, four in the homestead and one in […]

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Lord’s Safaris, Australia

Afloat in the Kakadu

Talk of the outback in Australia, and many people probably think of the iconic Ayers Rock. But they probably don’t think of the rest of the vast Northern Territory, whose capital, Darwin, lies on the Timor Sea, and two of its vast treasures, the Kakadu and Arnhem Land. To visit this otherworldly world, there is […]

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The Prairie Hotel and Angorichina Homestead, Australia

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There are no bells and whistles at The Prairie Hotel. It has no eco certifications and it doesn’t contribute to any medical clinic in the vicinity. But, like a select (and hard-to-find) number of properties around the world, Prairie is doing good – and has been doing good for a very long time – just […]

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Saffire Freycinet, Australia

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This 20-suite ‘gem’ overlooks the wide swath of Great Oyster Bay and is named after the Freycinet Peninsula, whose colors inspire the hotel, both inside and out. There’s the pink granite of the Hazards Mountains, the white sandy beaches, sapphire-blue waters, and the gray-green of the native bushland. Migrating whales and dolphin cross in front […]

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Good Food with Heart

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Across the globe, eating a fabulous meal can make a difference. From the Bonham in Edinburgh to Le Quartier Francais in the South African winelands, from The Drake in Brighton and One Aldwych in London to the Steenberg and the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town. Hundreds of restaurants, some linked to hotels but most […]

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