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Rio de Janeiro

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A visit to Rio de Janeiro is an exhilarating plunge into a city that pulsates with energy, music, and a vibrant cultural tapestry. Nestled between lush mountains and the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Rio captivates visitors with its iconic landmarks. The towering Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain provides a sweeping panoramic view of the city, while Sugarloaf Mountain offers a cable car journey with breathtaking vistas. Copacabana and Ipanema beaches beckon with golden sands, where locals and tourists alike soak up the sun, play beach volleyball, and relish in the lively beach culture that defines Rio.

Rio de Janeiro’s festive spirit comes alive during the world-famous Carnival, a dazzling celebration of samba, music, and colorful parades that captivate millions of revelers. Beyond the Carnival, the city’s diverse neighborhoods, such as the historic Santa Teresa or the bohemian Lapa, showcase the unique blend of colonial architecture, street art, and local flavors. The lively street markets, like the vibrant Selarón Steps, provide an authentic taste of daily life in Rio, with street vendors offering delicious Brazilian snacks and traditional crafts.

No visit to Rio is complete without exploring the Tijuca National Park, the largest urban rainforest in the world. Hiking trails lead to stunning viewpoints, including the Pico da Tijuca, offering a challenging trek rewarded with panoramic views of the city below. Rio’s culinary scene is equally enticing, with churrascarias serving up mouthwatering Brazilian barbecue, and local eateries offering feijoada, a hearty black bean stew. Rio de Janeiro’s infectious spirit, breathtaking scenery, and lively culture ensure that every visitor experiences the city’s magnetic allure in a way that lingers long after departure.

Niagara Falls

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A visit to Niagara Falls is an awe-inspiring encounter with the raw power and natural beauty of this world-famous wonder. Located at the border between the United States and Canada, the falls consist of three mesmerising cascades: the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and the iconic Horseshoe Falls. The thunderous roar of the water as it plunges over the cliffs and the mist rising from the depths create an immersive sensory experience. The sight of millions of gallons of water flowing with such force and intensity is truly humbling, leaving visitors captivated by the sheer magnitude of nature’s spectacle.

Embarking on a boat tour, such as the Maid of the Mist or the Hornblower in Canada, offers a unique perspective, bringing visitors up close to the base of the falls. Feeling the mist on your face and hearing the powerful rush of water creates an intimate connection with this natural marvel. The observation decks on both the American and Canadian sides provide panoramic views, allowing visitors to appreciate the falls from different angles and vantage points. As night falls, the falls are illuminated with vibrant colours, transforming the landscape into a magical display that is particularly breathtaking.

The surrounding Niagara Falls State Park and Canada’s Queen Victoria Park offer tranquil settings for nature walks, picnics, and opportunities to appreciate the falls from various viewpoints. Exploring the nearby town of Niagara Falls, whether on the American or Canadian side, provides a charming contrast to the natural grandeur. Visitors can enjoy local cuisine, explore museums detailing the history of the falls, or even try their luck at the nearby casinos. A visit to Niagara Falls is a timeless experience, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to witness this magnificent force of nature.

New York City Trip

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Embarking on a trip to New York City is a journey into the heart of excitement, diversity, and urban vibrancy. The iconic skyline, dominated by towering skyscrapers like the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center, welcomes visitors to a city that never sleeps. Exploring Manhattan’s bustling streets is an immersion into a melting pot of cultures, with neighbourhoods like Chinatown, Little Italy, and Harlem offering a rich tapestry of culinary delights, historical landmarks, and vibrant communities. The famed Central Park provides a verdant oasis in the midst of the urban sprawl, inviting both locals and tourists to unwind, enjoy outdoor activities, or take a leisurely stroll through its scenic pathways.

The city’s world-renowned museums and cultural institutions add depth to the New York City experience. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art to the American Museum of Natural History, visitors can explore an unparalleled array of art, history, and science. Broadway, the epicentre of the global theater scene, offers dazzling performances, with iconic shows and musicals captivating audiences in the renowned Theater District. The city’s eclectic neighbourhoods, such as the trendy Williamsburg in Brooklyn or the artsy Chelsea in Manhattan, provide unique pockets of charm, each with its own personality and allure.

New York City’s culinary scene is a feast for the senses, reflecting its cosmopolitan nature. From the famous New York-style pizza to Michelin-starred restaurants, the city caters to every palate. Food markets like Chelsea Market and Smorgasburg showcase a diverse range of flavours, while street vendors offer quick bites that capture the essence of the city’s dynamic energy. Whether exploring the grandeur of Times Square, taking a ferry to see the Statue of Liberty, or simply absorbing the city’s electrifying atmosphere, a trip to New York City promises an unforgettable adventure filled with cultural richness and urban wonder.

Historical Dubai

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Singapore by Luxury Rail

Food and Wine, Short Breaks, Train Journeys, Unusual Experiences


Enjoy an unforgettable adventure through the mystical landscapes of Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

Your luxury train journey aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express is guaranteed to inspire and with the surroundings conjuring up a forgotten world.


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Visiting Tokyo during cherry blossom season is an enchanting experience that captures the essence of Japan’s cultural beauty. Typically occurring in late March to early April, the cherry blossoms, or “sakura,” transform Tokyo into a breathtaking sea of delicate pink and white flowers. One of the most iconic spots to witness this natural spectacle is Ueno Park, where numerous cherry trees line the paths and create a picturesque setting for hanami, the traditional practice of cherry blossom viewing. Locals and tourists alike gather for picnics beneath the blooming trees, enjoying the ephemeral beauty and celebrating the arrival of spring. In addition to Ueno Park, Tokyo’s Chidorigafuchi, Sumida Park, and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden also provide stunning backdrops for cherry blossom appreciation, offering a serene escape from the bustling urban life.

Beyond the visual splendour, the cherry blossoms hold profound cultural significance in Japanese society. The fleeting nature of the blossoms symbolises the transience of life, encouraging people to appreciate the present moment and find joy in the fleeting beauty. Tokyo’s cherry blossom season brings a sense of renewal and optimism, attracting visitors from around the world who seek to immerse themselves in the harmonious blend of nature and tradition that defines this captivating celebration of spring.

Mansfield Weekend Explorer

Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Situated in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, Mansfield is surrounded by grazing land and mountain forests, with the area well-known for its stunning scenery.

With a wide selection of cafes and fine dining opportunities, just settle in and discover the local culinary scene for yourself. Enjoy a glass of riesling or sparkling wine.

Stay three days/two nights in Mansfield’s best boutique accommodation.

Cradle Mountain Scenic Getaway

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Cradle Mountain is an iconic attraction of remarkable natural beauty and is one of Tasmania’s most visited natural attractions.

Enjoy four nights on Cradle Mountain surrounded by exceptional natural beauty and exploring the Lake St Clair & Cradle Mountain National Park by car. The surrounding landscape is varied as part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area, from deep river gorges and moss-covered ancient rainforests to glacial lakes, snow-covered mountain peaks and wild alpine moorlands; these magnificent landscapes are a nature lovers’ paradise!

Canberra Getaway

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If you have a passion for Australian culture and history, then Canberra is the city for you!

Visit iconic attractions such as the Australian War Memorial and Parliament House or immerse yourself at the National Gallery of Australia or the National Library of Australia.

Take a walk or cycle around Lake Burley Griffin.

Either way you will not be disappointed what Australia’s capital city has to offer.

Bruny Island Nature Escape

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Some of Tasmania’s most beautifully cherished natural environments with plenty of wildlife and impressive cliff top views can be experienced on Bruny Island.

Experience four nights of beautiful wilderness in 3-4 star accommodation exploring Bruny Island by car; feasting on local produce at the farmgate and cellar doors, spotting fur seals, fairy penguins and other local wildlife, or walking through the bush, along the coast or the beach.

Bruny Island provides one of the ultimate Tasmanian wilderness experiences, with many options to explore the stunning scenery.

Melbourne 5 Star Getaway

Food and Wine, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks
Spend two luxurious nights in Melbourne at the Park Hyatt and enjoy an exclusive meal at Eureka 89 with luxury transfers to and from Melbourne.

Hobart City Break

Family Experiences, Food and Wine, Short Breaks, Unusual Experiences

Hobart offers a diverse mixture of art, culture, history, and scenery, with world class sights nearby from MONA to Salamanca Market, the Derwent River and Port Arthur; you will find something for everyone!

Stay for five days/four nights in centrally located, 3-4 star accommodation with daily breakfast, four day car hire along with return ferry and admission to MONA, Museum of Old and New Art.

The capital of Tasmania is a fantastic place to sample local produce, climb a mountain, view spectacular scenery, and be enthralled by modern art.

Daylesford Wellness Weekend

Food and Wine, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Coupled with its beautiful mountain scenery, forests, gardens and lakes; Daylesford and neighbouring Hepburn Springs are a lovely place to escape for a weekend or midweek break.

There are a range of delicious restaurants to dine at – with everything from premium wines and cheeses at Winespeake Cellar + Deli to a two-chef hatted, gourmet meal at Lake House.

Enjoy a luxurious soak in the healing mineral waters at The Hepburn Bathhouse, take a walk around Lake Daylesford or explore a little further on one of many self-guided walks available.

Stay three days/two nights in luxury accommodation in Daylesford.

Adelaide Breakaway

Food and Wine, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Adelaide is South Australia’s cosmopolitan coastal capital and is truly a magical place. Its ring of parkland on the River Torrens is home to renowned museums such as the Art Gallery of South Australia, displaying expansive collections including noted Indigenous art, and the South Australian Museum, devoted to natural history.

Stay five days/four nights in 3-4 star accommodation with daily breakfast and an Adelaide City Tour with River Cruise.

Adelaide is bursting with culture, flavours, events, and entertainment. Taste the world-famous wine regions only minutes from the city or spend the night exploring Adelaide attractions and thriving restaurant scene.

There is so much to see, do and immerse yourself in.

Launceston Vibrant Getaway

Food and Wine, Short Breaks

Launceston is one of Australia’s oldest cities offering natural attractions, elegant architecture, delicious local food, and nearby wine regions.

Spend four nights exploring Launceston and surrounds, staying in 3-4 star accommodation with daily breakfast, four day car hire and a cruise along the stunning Tamar River.

As Tasmania’s second largest city, Launceston is a vibrant hub for food and wine, nature, and culture, which makes it a must for any foodies and nature enthusiasts!

Hunter Valley Escape

Food and Wine, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Escape to one of Australia’s major wine regions, The Hunter Valley.

Enjoy four nights’ accommodation with daily breakfast, a full day wine tour experiencing 3 well-chosen vineyards, lunch and a mystery stop to end the day.

Whether you chose to take in a hot air balloon ride over the valley, hike the trails at Barrington Tops National Park or sign up for a cooking class or chef’s tasting menu you will not be struggling for things to experience within this beautiful region.

Grampians Luxury Escape

Food and Wine, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Enjoy two nights of luxury accommodation with daily breakfast and a delicious 3-course dinner at Meringa Springs Small Luxury Lodge.

Spend your days exploring Mackenzie Falls, Brambuk National Park, Halls Gap and tasting premium wines of the region at wineries such as Seppelt Great Western, Miner’s Ridge and Best’s Wines.

Seppelt Great Western and Best’s Wines also offer tours of their incredible underground cellars, an opportunity not to be missed by wine lovers.

No matter if you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, you’ll find it in the Grampians.

Victorian Lakes, Penguins and Vineyards

Family Experiences, Food and Wine, Self Drive, Short Breaks

This journey will take you through the best that greater Melbourne has to offer. Your journey includes highlights such as a visit to Yarra Valley, time to explore Gippsland’s Heritage Park, walks along the golden beaches of the Mornington Peninsula, watching the little penguins at Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade and a journey through the Dandenong Ranges on the famous Puffing Billy Railway.

Bright and Surrounds Getaway

Food and Wine, Self Drive, Short Breaks

A charming town in Victoria’s High Country, historic Bright and surrounds offers many activities to explore the region. Cycle or hire an e-bike around Bright’s excellent biking trails, explore Victoria’s alps or visit many of the exceptional cafes such as Cherry Walk Café, Sixpence Coffee or Ginger Baker.

Immerse your days and your senses with gourmet delights and wine tastings throughout the High Country from Milawa to King Valley. Or adventure to Mount Beauty and take in the remarkable view from the lookouts.

Stay four days/three nights in the High Country at Bright.

Sydney City Break

Food and Wine, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Take a bite out of Sydney with this 5-day jam packed itinerary.

Discover the history of the Rocks, enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the Opera House, take an all-inclusive tour of the Blue Mountains and relax on your two-hour Sydney Harbour lunch cruise.

Stay Five days/four nights in the heart of the city.

Byron Bay Getaway

Beach, Family Experiences, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Kick back and relax in glorious Byron Bay. With its stunning natural attractions and eclectic community, Byron Bay on the North Coast of NSW is one of the world’s most famous coastal towns.

You will be captivated by the gorgeous beaches, breathtaking hinterland rainforest, spectacular coastal trails, amazing marine life, and a buzzing food scene.

Darwin Escape

Beach, Family Experiences, Short Breaks

From Darwin to Litchfield, Katherine to Kakadu and the Tiwi Islands, there is an abundance of things to do and see using Darwin as your holiday base.

Stay five days/four nights in 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast, private arrival transfer and a Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise.

Darwin has so much to offer with its WWII history, the city’s Asian-influenced food and tropical outdoor lifestyle. Watch prehistoric crocodiles as they launch from the water to catch food on a jumping crocodile cruise, take a scenic flight over the wetlands or sail at sunset on the sparkling blue waters of the Arafura Sea on a harbour cruise.

Darwin is an adventurer’s paradise and has something for you.

Kangaroo Island Getaway

Beach, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Kangaroo Island is one of the world’s great nature-based destinations. Think of an island with 509km of Coastline & 155km from the East Coast to the West Coast. With native bushland, wildlife, adventure & exploring. Where pristine beaches, local wines & sunsets are on your doorstep.

Stay Four days/three nights in 3 star accommodation with daily breakfast, return ferry transfer and four-day island car hire.

Minutes from the mainland but a million miles away, Kangaroo Island is a sanctuary for wildlife and natural, rugged beauty.

Brisbane City

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Along with lush parks and laid-back locals, Brisbane is a city with serious cultural credentials and first-class dining. Wander through the galleries at South Bank, explore the eclectic streets of Fortitude Valley and lose yourself to nature in the aquatic playground of Moreton Island.

Daydream Island

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Situated in the stunning Whitsunday Islands, Daydream Island Resort & Living Reef is a little slice of paradise. Following an extensive $140 million redevelopment in 2018-2019, this stylish and tranquil island resort offers a range of spacious and modern rooms and suites with stunning views overlooking the pool and garden landscapes or with ocean views.

The Living Reef is the main centrepiece of the island – a unique free form coral lagoon wraps around around the central building and holds over 1.5 million litres of water. The Living Reef is home to over 100 species of marine fish, over 80 species of coral and a variety of invertebrates such as starfish, sea cucumbers and crabs.

The Resort offers a revitalised pool landscape that sweeps through the tropical gardens across the resort allowing guests to swim and enjoy unparalleled views across the Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef along with unlimited access to a variety of non-motorised water activities.

The package includes 5 nights accommodation with daily breakfast, return ferry transfers to and from the island, dinner for two at the renowned Inkstone Restaurant and local tours.

Alice Springs Getaway

Family Experiences, Outback Adventure, Short Breaks

Alice Springs is a remote town located halfway between Adelaide and Darwin and is a popular gateway for exploring the Red Centre. Its 1872 origin as part of the Overland Telegraph Line (linking Darwin and Adelaide) is preserved in the vintage buildings and equipment at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

Stay five days/four nights in 4 star accommodation with daily breakfast, Spirit of the Outback Dinner Show and a tour of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Alice Springs is a diverse and exhilarating destination to explore with its stunning landscapes, remote communities, and a unique pioneering history.

Uluru Wonder

Family Experiences, Outback Adventure, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Visit one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, Uluru. Not only is it a spectacular natural formation, Uluru is a deeply spiritual place. Feel the connection to the land as this iconic rock formation hides ancient wisdom and diverse plant and animal life.

Made of sandstone, Uluru is often referred to as the heart of the ‘Red Centre’ and is one of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks. Breathe in, see the colours change before your eyes.

Stay Four days/three nights in 5 star accommodation with daily breakfast, complimentary Indigenous Activity Program, Camel Sunset Ride, National Park Fee Three-day pass and return airport coach transfers.

For the local Aboriginal people, the Anangu, World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holds a special cultural significance where earth and memories exist as one.

Lorne Ocean Escape

Beach, Romantic Holidays and Honeymoons, Short Breaks

Offering a unique holiday accommodation, Mantra Lorne is situated right on the famous Great Ocean Road, leading to picture-postcard attractions such as the 12 Apostles, Bells Beach, and the Great Otway National Park.

Thanks to its fresh sea air, white beaches, and buzzing arts community, along with the nearby Otway’s and a relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere, Lorne has been attracting eager holidaymakers for more than a century.

Head to the beach for the weekend and enjoy your chance to sink your toes into the sand or head into nature and take a 90 minute circuit walk through tall eucalypts and shady tree ferns to reach the stunning Cora Lynn Cascades.

Stay three days/two nights in Lorne’s most unique accommodation.

Margaret River Food and Wine Getaway

Food and Wine, Short Breaks

Discover why the Margaret River region is renowned for its wine, beaches, and natural beauty. It is an easy 2.5 hour drive from Perth, the region stretches from Busselton to down to Augusta.

Enjoy five days/four nights in 3-4 star accommodation with daily breakfast, full day winery tour and car hire to explore the region. Immerse your days and taste buds with delicious local produce, well-crafted wines, along with views of the coast and nature and wildlife adventures.

Broome Coastal Escape

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One of the gateways to the Kimberley region; Broome is surrounded by the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean and is known for its relaxed atmosphere and unique character.

Enjoy your coastal escape in Broome staying in 3-4 star accommodation with daily breakfast, return airport transfers and a sunset camel ride along the famous white-sand of Cable Beach.

Fill your days with strolls along Cable Beach, visits to Roebuck Bay and Gantheaume Point, and learn about the pearling history of Broome.

Perth City Break

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Enjoy a city break in Australia’s sunniest capital city of Perth, with its flourishing metropolis of small bars, imaginative restaurants, and urban street art.

Stay five days/four nights in 3-4 star accommodation with daily breakfast and a visit to Rottnest Island, the home of the Quokka.

Spend your sunny days exploring the city of Perth, taking a walk in leafy Kings Park, visiting nearby vineyards, viewing Aboriginal art, wandering through Fremantle, and immersing yourself in the art and culture on offer at the city’s museums and galleries.

Mildura Getaway

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Indulge your senses with famous regional foods and wines at places such as Trentham Estate Winery, Fossey’s Ginporium & Distillery, and dining along Langtree Avenue.

Why not embark on a journey on the Murray River aboard a paddle steamer, navigate the local walking trails, explore Mungo National Park or find a spot to watch the sunset; there’s plenty of activities to keep you busy in Mildura.

Stay four days/three nights along the mighty Murray River in Mildura.

Tropical Queensland Adventure

Beach, Self Drive, Short Breaks
Start your journey in gorgeous Cairns. Cairns has so many sites to see; visit the Wildlife Dome for an interactive wildlife experience, and make sure you head to the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon for a swim. On your journey to Palm Cove take time to visit Kuranda – glide above the canopy on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and wind your way through Barron Gorge on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, this is an experience you will not want to miss! Additional highlights along your route include Hartley’s Crocodile Adventure Park, the Crystal Caves, the Mamu Tropical skywalk in Wooroonooran National Park and Etty Bay.