Author: Katrina Holden

Kitchens on Kent: Sydney's new luxury buffet

Kitchens on Kent: Sydney’s new luxury buffet

The Langham, Sydney has re-opened its fine-dining Kitchens on Kent restaurant, now offering Australia’s first ‘luxury buffet experience’.

Tried & Tested: The Fantauzzo, Brisbane

Tried & Tested: The Fantauzzo, Brisbane

The Fantauzzo Hotel, an Art Series Hotel, offers a fresh, chic and art-filled accommodation option in Brisbane’s hot new Howard Smith Wharves precinct.

Creative profile: Jeff Colhoun

Creative profile: Jeff Colhoun, photographer

Californian-based photographer and cinematographer Jeff Colhoun talks about discovering, through his lens, the culture of off-the-beaten-track destinations.

Vacation's & Travel Issue #111 Editor's Letter

Editor’s Letter issue #112

This issue of Vacations & Travel is full of suggestions of tour operators who are thinking creatively in order to offer their guests any number of memorable experiences.

Tried & Tested: Heavenly Spa by Westin

Tried & Tested: Heavenly Spa by Westin, Brisbane

Heavenly Spa by Westin is a contemporary wellness escape at one of Brisbane’s new five-star hotels, The Westin Brisbane on Mary Street.

Q Dining on Sydney harbour relaunches

Q Dining on Sydney harbour relaunches

Q Dining in Circular Quay represents a high-quality Sydney harbourside dining experience, but with a relaxed and refreshed informal atmosphere.

Vacations & Travel’s cultural vacation essentials

Editor Katrina Holden shares some of her top vacation essentials, from designs by Indigenous Australian artists to pieces crafted by artisans.

Vacations & Travel issue 111: Design: Editor's Picks

Top designs picks from around the world

Vacations & Travel editor Katrina Holden rounds up some of her top design picks from around the world.

One&Only Wolgan Valley: a winter and wildlife weekend

One&Only Wolgan Valley: a winter and wildlife weekend

I’m a guest at the ultra-premium rural retreat, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in NSW, where Australian wildlife and luxury amenities abound.

Parisian high tea in Sydney at Sofitel Darling Harbour

Parisian high tea in Sydney at Sofitel Darling Harbour

Sofitel Darling Harbour and Megan Hess have partnered to create a limited-season high tea based on Claris, the Chicest Mouse in Paris.

Interview: Lou Tandy, Creative Director of Captain's Choice

Interview: Lou Tandy, Creative Director of Captain’s Choice

We speak with Lou Tandy, the creative director of luxury touring company Captain’s Choice, about cultural experiences and sustainable travel.

Etihad: Sydney to Abu Dhabi Business Class review

Etihad Sydney to Abu Dhabi Business Class review

See our thoughts on Etihad flight EY454 from Sydney to Abu Dhabi Business Class, including what service, entertainment, food and more is like.