Author: Katrina Holden

Vacation's & Travel Editor's Letter

Editor’s Letter issue #113

This issue of Vacations & Travel is dedicated to idyllic Water Holidays around the world. Read what inspired our editor while creating this edition.

Aston Waikiki Beach Tower

Tried & Tested: Aston Waikiki Beach Tower, Hawaii

The newly renovated property located across from Waikiki Beach is ideal for families and couples wanting a Hawaiian getaway.

Southern Ocean Lodge in Kangaroo Island, South Australia

The potion in the ocean

Off the coast of South Australia sits one of the country’s finest lodges with a focus on wildlife and sustainability running through its core.

Brett Tollman from The Travel Corporation and the TreadRight Foundation

Meet Brett Tollman, chief executive The Travel Corporation

We interviewed the impressive Brett Tollman, an advocate for sustainable travel and founder of The TreadRight Foundation.

Hawaiian cuisine comes of age: Interview with chef Lee Anne Wong

Hawaiian cuisine comes of age

Renowned chef Lee Anne Wong explains why we should get excited about Hawaiian cuisine, her top picks, and how she came to be Hawaiian Airlines’ executive chef.

Tried & Tested: LUX* Le Morne, Mauritius.

Tried & Tested: LUX* Le Morne, Mauritius

Set beneath the imposing 556-metre-high Morne Mountain on a white sandy beach with turquoise waters, holiday resorts don’t get much more idyllic than this.

Pier One Sydney Harbour reveals refurbished rooms

Sydney harbourfront hotel reveals new rooms

At a lavish launch event Pier One Sydney Harbour unveiled the revamped look of all its rooms and suites.

The Nutcracker High Tea at InterContinental Sydney

The Nutcracker High Tea at InterContinental Sydney is as sweet as it sounds

You don’t have to be attending the ballet to take advantage of this ballet-themed culinary experience. And the little ones will love it.

By the Seashore: Seychelles Fashion: SS20 Carl Kapp_Image by Julia Balla

By the seashore: Seychelles in spectacular fashion

Sydney-based luxury womenswear designer CARL KAPP has created the ultimate tropical vacation wardrobe inspired by the pristine beauty of Seychelles.

Chad Carey, Co-founder of Chimu Adventures

Meet Chad Carey, co-founder of Chimu Adventures

In our Q&A, Chad touches on the most popular tour itineraries, the impact of tourism and what defines an ‘adventure traveller’.

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa - Sound therapy session

Tried & Tested: One&Only Wolgan Valley Spa, Blue Mountains

The 60-minute ‘The Power of Sound’ therapy session is said to be the equivalent to two hours of deep sleep.

The Fullerton Hotel Sydney opens

The Fullerton Hotel Sydney opens

Launched by Singapore brand The Fullerton Hotels and Resorts, The Fullerton Hotel Sydney has opened in the heart of the CBD. Book in early to enjoy their special opening deal.