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SO/: a playful new hotel in Auckland

This story first appeared in Vacations & Travel magazine, autumn 2019, issue 110 This impressive new 130-room property in downtown Auckland boasts numerous playful touches.  Occasionally you stumble across something ...
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Qantas Sydney - Bangkok Business Class review

Qantas Sydney – Bangkok Business Class review

Flight Number: QF23 Route: Sydney – Bangkok  Aircraft: Airbus A330-200 Class: Business Class Seat: 1E Duration: 9 hours and 50 minutes From the fast and friendly check-in service and access to ...
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Air New Zealand Sydney to Auckland flight review

Air New Zealand Sydney to Auckland flight review

FLIGHT NUMBER: NZ 102 ROUTE: SYDNEY TO AUCKLAND AIRCRAFT: B787-9N CLASS: BUSINESS PREMIER SEAT: 4J DURATION: 2 hours 19 minutes This was my first flight on a Dreamliner and the aircraft ...
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La Cour des Consuls Hotel And Spa Toulouse

Situated in one of the finest locations in historical old Toulouse, this hidden historic 18th-century former family residence is now home to a five-star hotel, La Cour des Consuls Hotel ...
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Cathay Pacific Business Class Review

  Flight number: CX138 Route: SYD>HKG Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER Class: Business Seat: 17G Duration: 9 hours, 20 minutes   The cabin Cathay Pacific’s Boeing 777-300ER Business cabin is in a ...
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The Belvedere Mykonos Hotel

The Belvedere Mykonos Hotel is an esteemed member of The Leading Hotels of the World and is one of the island’s longest-standing and most luxurious five star establishments. Located in the heart ...
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Hotel Beacon – "The Jewel of the Upper West Side"

Robert, a concierge at the Hotel Beacon, greets me with a big smile. My check-in is four-hours late at 1am, but even that is not a worry to Robert. Called ...
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The stream of life

Of all the fine accommodation choices in central Sydney, the Tank Stream Hotel stands out for several reasons: its excellent location at the quieter northern end of the CBD and ...
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Bangalay Villas new on NSW South Coast

Sunnies? Check. Surfboard? Check. Golf clubs? Check. Bangalay Villas is a discreet getaway aimed at helping guests maximise their pleasure, whatever that may be. Whether you're into a round of ...
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