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What’s On
THE CENTRE POMPIDOU WILL PAY TRIBUTE TO HENRI MATISSE IN AN EXHIBITION BRINGING TOGETHER SOME OF THE ARTIST’S BEST-KNOWN WORKS THAT INTERWEAVE ART AND WORDS. THE EXHIBITION WILL MARK THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF THE FRENCH ARTIST. CENTREPOMP
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Buzzworthy
Sixty-six-year-old Julia Common squats and pulls out a wooden frame smothered with hundreds of wriggling bees. It’s the closest I’ve ever been to a swarm and I instinctively step back. Puffing another dose of sage and lavender-scented smoke at the sq
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Grass Routes
You’ve been to Yendegaia?” Ricardo is looking at me and my friend and shaking his head in disbelief. Yes, he lives in southern Chile’s mind-bogglingly beautiful Aysén region – in a pristine valley where waterfalls stream into turquoise lagoons, with
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Not To Mention...
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A Traveller’s Checklist
Air Canada operates daily direct flights from major Australian cities to Vancouver. aircanada.com FAIRMONT WATERFRONT HOTEL is located on Vancouver’s buzzy waterfront, a short walk from the city’s oldest (and hippest) neighbourhood, Gastown. The 528-
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Natural Habitat
The Route of Parks of Patagonia protects and conserves the 46 species of marine and land mammals and more than 140 bird species that call it home, including: Also known as the South Andean deer, the highly endangered huemul features on Chile’s nation
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Natural Hy(dration)
Flying can be a real drain on your skin – literally. In order to keep a dewy complexion, the skin ideally needs between 40 and 70 per cent humidity; most aeroplane cabins have a moisture-sucking 20 per cent. Hence the reason your skin feels as dry as
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Home O F The Plains
An eye the size of a passionfruit, edged by thick, dark eyelashes and dry, parched skin, is staring directly at me. Our guide, Milton, has cut the engine on our open-sided 4WD and the only audible sound is a long drawn-out swish as elephant trunks sw
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A Traveller's Checklist
LATAM operates non-stop flights to Santiago from Sydney and Melbourne, with connecting flights to Patagonia. latam.com Tour operator Gran Patagonia is a specialist in the region. granpatagonia.com LODGE DESEADO on Tierra del Fuego offers architect-de
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Care Givers
BYRON BAY-BASED PAMPA IS THE PASSION PROJECT OF PARTNERS CARL WILSON AND VICTORIA AGUIRRE, WHO HAVE BEEN WORKING WITH ARTISANS IN ARGENTINA SINCE 2012 TO PRODUCE ETHICALLY PRODUCED RUGS, TEXTILES AND HOMEWARES. ITS TRACEABLE PRODUCTION PROCESS, ENVIR
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Conscious Traveller
Mara Ngenche Safari Camp comes under the umbrella of Atua Enkop Africa Luxury Camps, which has adopted several strategies to promote positive change through conservation and sustainable practices in Kenya. The camp’s long-term commitments include und
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PRIDE of PLACE
You won’t see any cleavage,” explains Chiara Dolza, quite matter-of-factly. “Well, you might see cleavage if someone has cleavage,” she corrects herself, “but it won’t be … extra.” To give her point clarity, Chiara offers the international sign for ‘
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Ship To Shore
Scandinavians have a reputation as being more liberal than most, but I never imagined I would be cycling past so many naked figures. Strange beings, too: a nude man lifting a nude woman over his shoulder while nearby another naked fellow wrestles a g
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A Traveller’s Checklist
South African Airways (SAA) has daily flights to Johannesburg from most Australian capital cities (with codeshare partner Virgin Australia) via Perth. SAA flies daily from Johannesburg to Nairobi, Kenya. flysaa.com Bench Africa has a range of Kenyan
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A Traveller’s Checklist
Turin, Piedmont’s capital, is a one-hour express train ride from Milan Central. Opened in 1925, the GRAND HOTEL SITEA is a refined option located in the heart of Turin. It is within walking distance from the city’s main attractions including Piazza S
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Editor’s Letter
With recent talk of the world reaching a point of no return in the fight against global warming, we here at Australian Traveller Media have reached our own tipping point. After the summer bushfires here in Australia and with talk of international cit
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Why You Should... offset Your Flights
In layman’s terms, the concept of carbon offsetting effectively means that you are paying a price to remove the emissions produced when you fly by investing in programs that have a positive effect on the Earth, thereby cancelling out or neutralising
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Into The Fold
There is not a breath of breeze in the makeshift stadium in front of the Suwa-Jinja shinto shrine in Nagasaki as a band of costumed dancers takes to the stage, prancing around and high-stepping like marionettes. A few high clouds scud through the sky
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Golden Age
A silent procession of orange-robed figures emerge from the morning mist that hangs over the tropical tree-lined pathway. With shaved heads bowed, they solemnly step into view through shafts of light. I rub my bleary eyes to check that I’m not imagin
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INTERNATIONAL Traveller
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Leigh-Ann Pow DEPUTY EDITOR Imogen Eveson ART DIRECTOR Anita Jokovich SUB-EDITING Carla Grossetti DESIGN Julian Jones DIGITAL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Katie Carlin DIGITAL DEPUTY EDITOR Eliza Sholly DIGITAL CAMPAIGN MANAGER Matt Hobbs DIGIT
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Jayne Tuttle
WHAT IS YOUR FIRST MEMORY OF TRAVELLING? Tassie (1), aged 11. Big family, two rental cars, one breakdown. Non-stop National Lampoon’s Vacation jokes. WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT TRAVEL? When you arrive somewhere you’ve never been before in the dark o
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Conscious Traveller
As well as becoming the largest airline in Japan, All Nippon Airways (ANA) has been recognised as the first ‘Eco-First’ company in the airline and transport industry by Japan’s Ministry of Environment. Conscious travellers who have Japan in their sig
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A Traveller’s Checklist
Thai Airways flies daily from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to Bangkok, and has connecting flights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Thai Airways offers a carbon offset program that aims to minimise the impact of your travel on the environment: you can op
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Online
Almost every safari experience in South Africa begins with a list of the dangerous animals you might see. But there’s actually a few surprising things that might convince you to go in another direction... SEE ‘DESTINATIONS’ FOR OUR SOUTH AFRICA GUIDE
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Two Worlds
Cradled by deep green mountains and sidling the East China Sea, the historic port city of Nagasaki plays a special role in Japanese history, extending far beyond its storied natural beauty. From the 17th to 19th century, this nascent fishing village
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A Traveller’s Checklist
ANA flies daily from Sydney to Tokyo (Haneda). ANA also flies direct from Perth with daily flights departing to Tokyo (Narita). There are eight flights a day from Tokyo to Nagasaki. UNZEN FUKUDAYA is a ryokan in Unzen with public indoor/ outdoor onse
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A Privileged Life
It probably comes as no surprise to hear that tourism numbers are on the rise. In fact, in 2018 it is estimated that there was a record high of 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) across the globe, according to the United
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Good And Proper
The Proper Austin is a pleasing new addition to the Texas capital. The 244-room hotel is all tactile natural materials, vintage styling and gold-standard environmental bona fides. Turn to ■
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One Sip At A Time
Single-use plastic water bottles are so pre-climate change awareness. Yet, despite the many alternatives, a phenomenal number of travellers still buy bottled water in places where the local drop is perceived to be unsafe to drink. Now that I travel w
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Safari For Good
A holiday to Africa has typically centred on snapping photographs and snapping up mementoes. But today’s conscious traveller requires a deeper engagement with a destination and its community, seeking out experiences where they can at least try to hav
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