Author: Christine Retchslag

Elysian Retreat Long Island

Tried & Tested: Elysian Retreat, Long Island, Whitsundays

This new eco-focused retreat in the Great Barrier Reef is all about sustainability and will have you feeling completely relaxed.

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Under the Northern Lights

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire? Jack Frost nipping at your door? Santa and his sleigh? Head to northern Europe for Christmas in supreme style

Snorkelling with salmon on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’ and one way to see them up close is to join the fishy throng with a snorkel

Conservation in the Cook Islands

Plonked in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, you’ll find the Cook Islands, brimming with colour, culture and a surprisingly contemporary outlook on conservation

Rabaul’s Revival

Rabaul experienced two World Wars and multiple Volcanic eruptions to not only survive but thrive.