Author: Cathy Wagstaff

Shangri-La Singapore

Shangri-La: Is this the most serene hotel in Singapore?

Offering serenity in spades, Shangri-La Singapore is close enough to the tourist hotspots yet genuinely lives and breathes Singapore’s “Garden City” name.

QT Newcastle: Bringing chic style to the Central Coast

Newcastle is known as unique and eclectic, and the new QT is flawless in its design and styling.

Sofitel Sydney

Très magnifique! Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is pure French fancy

The original Sydney 5-star hotel, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, continues to shine. With a level of style and sophistication of Parisian measure.

The Tropic Sydney deck view

The Tropic: Fresh seafood with unbeatable water views

With its coast meets city vibe, The Tropic is plating up exceptional seafood in a stunning harbourside setting.

Il Pontile italian restaurant sydney

Is this the best Italian restaurant in Sydney?

Vacations & Travel has tried out Il Pontile first hand. We think this might just be the best Italian restaurant Sydney has to offer.

Manly Pavilion

Manly Pavilion review: waterfront dining with extraordinary service

Not sure if you should book the Manly Pavilion? We sent Cathy Wagstaff to review the waterfront dining establishment. Here’s what you need to know.