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The Whitsundays: How To Experience The Best Of The Whitsunday Islands

The Whitsundays: How To Experience The Best Of The Whitsunday Islands

I first visited the Whitsundays in 2008, while travelling the east coast of Australia with my sister. A boozy night in Airlie Beach followed by some rough weather conditions meant that I spent my first day in the Whitsunday Islands being sick over the side of our boat. Far from ideal. However, I do remember…

City Guide: Hobart, Tasmania

City Guide: Hobart, Tasmania

    Tasmania, or Tassie, as it’s often known, has been on my travel hit list since I arrived in Sydney. Then last year I watched the film ‘Lion’ on a flight to New Zealand (and cried my eyes out!), and knew I had to make it happen. The film is largely set in and…

Review: Mantra Collins Hotel, Hobart

Review: Mantra Collins Hotel, Hobart

During my recent trip to beautiful Tasmania, I stayed at the Mantra Collins Hotel in Hobart. I’ve stayed at a few of Peppers Hotels, which are part of the Mantra portfolio, and these had all been lovely, so had high expectations for Mantra Collins.     Mantra has two hotels in Hobart, Mantra Collins and…

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