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Travel guide Victoria for Body Treatments


Wildflower Festival

Contact: 03 5990 2245 or rbg@rbg.vic.gov.au
Spring clean your mind and body at the Wildflower Festival. This year’s annual Wildflower Festival will make the most of getting people outdoors and into the Australian Garden for many different activities designed to lighten the body and soul. From yoga among the wildflowers through to bushwalks, photography and botanical art, there is something for everyone to get involved in and enjoy. Read more

Spotlight on- Saltus
By Lisa Monk

We all know that life is busy and pulling us in many different directions … work, family, friends, community obligations – but what about our obligation to ourselves? We all need the chance to step away, take stock and recharge, otherwise life becomes merely an obstacle course to overcome, rather than the great adventure it is meant to be. Places like Saltus allow us to draw breath and remember what is really important, and the beauty of the surrounding countryside in the Hepburn Springs region of Victoria makes it easy to forget about pressure and deadlines. These luxury villas are set high above the Mineral Springs Reserve, with panoramic views across the valley below, and yet they are in the heart of the village itself, with easy access to the many delights and attrac... Read more

Review - Howards Hill B&B
By Sally Hobson

Review – Howards Hill 101 Curzon Road, Boneo Cape Schanck  VIC Howards Hill B&B is the perfect place for the perfect break, and has something to suit almost everyone.  From the moment you arrive you will be filled with the serenity of the location in glorious Cape Schanck and the property is set in 30 acres amongst ancient grass trees and manna gums. Overall rating? Outstanding    What makes Howards Hill different? This is a property that offers so much… it is a farm stay, a B&B, has a self-contained barn and of course, the stables.  If you love horses, this is the place for you.  If you love gorgeous surrounds, this is the place for you.  If you love a place that lets you ‘feel the serenity’ - this is the ... Read more

Review - Devon Park
By Sally Hobson

Devon Park 710 Robinsons Road, Langwarrin Melbourne Victoria Close to the city but with the feeling of the bush. Overall rating? Outstanding What makes Devon Park different? This is a B&B with a difference; it offers the option of usual B&B accommodation along with continental breakfast provisions or a self-contained cottage, with cooked breakfast provisions.  It is well illuminated for those arriving at night and has a welcoming ambience.  The owners are quick to show where everything is and how it works, and then leave you to relax.  The property was built for the author Neville Shute and he wrote some of his most famous novels here, including “On the Beach”. Accommodation overview The cottage was originally built for Neville Shute’... Read more

Safety tips for travelling in Australia
By Lisa Monk

Those of us who live in Australia grow up understanding the joys, dangers and safety rules that make it such a great place.  However, many visitors to our country find Australia an alien, but starkly beautiful country, and they have little or no understanding of the best way to stay safe and enjoy their time here. A few very simple rules can help to make a visit to Australia a safe and pleasurable experience, and Tourism Australia has a brochure available for download that lists safety tips in a variety of languages. Driving tips One of the first things to remember is that speed limits are strictly enforced in Australia, more so than in many countries overseas.  Generally, when driving in urban and suburban areas, the speed limit is between 50 and 60 kilometres per hour. When ... Read more

Editor's Choice - Metung Holiday Villas
By Lisa Monk

A surprise around every corner … Finding a holiday to suit everyone is not nearly as easy as it sounds – but it can be when you choose Metung Holiday Villas!  There is a lot to think about when you are looking for a family-friendly holiday … there has to be more than just activities for the kids, as it leaves the adults out on a limb, and often when the needs of the grown-up members of the group are catered for, the kids are bored - and we all know that is no holiday! Metung Holiday Villas has the attractions to appeal to everyone, with a range of accommodation to suit all budgets, making it a holiday destination not to be missed.  The beaches are safe and ideal for children and you have a choice of day hire boats or skippered cruises to make the most o... Read more

Editor's Choice - Linden Gardens
By Lisa Monk

A haven for lovers ... Take the one you love to Linden Gardens Rainforest Retreat for a romantic break you will never forget.  Located on top of Mt Dandenong and less than one hour from Melbourne, it is the perfect place for weekend escapes, honeymoons, anniversaries and other special celebrations. Set on a three-acre estate of lush rainforest and historic gardens, Linden Gardens is a hills icon with unique plantings dating back to 1910.  You must be a guest to enjoy the gardens and tranquillity of the surrounds, so read on and decide which is the perfect escape for you! The feel at Linden Gardens is elegant, romantic and completely indulgent. The luxury suites are a combination of contemporary and antique pieces with all the modern amenities you could wish for, yet still reta... Read more

 
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