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Things to Do in Melbourne during the Melbourn...

Things to Do in Melbourne during the Melbourne Cup Carnival

Melbourne Cup Carnival has been a part of Melbourne’s history for over 150 years. An iconic event that is watched by millions in Australia and across the world, the Carnival creates a vibrant atmosphere in the host city in the lead up to the eagerly anticipated Melbourne Cup race. Horse trainer and Australian icon, Gai Waterhouse has attended the Carnival numerous times over the years and reveals her favourite restaurants, shopping areas and destinations to visit when she is in town to attend the race.

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Gai Waterhouse's guide to the Melbourne Cup C...

Gai Waterhouse's guide to the Melbourne Cup Carnival

Melbourne comes alive during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. It’s a time to dress up, dine out and cheer on your horse at one of the world’s richest horse racing carnivals. Gai Waterhouse, a successful horse trainer, has attended many Melbourne Cup Carnivals over the years including in 2013 when the horse she trained, Fiorente, won the Melbourne Cup. Considered racing royalty and an Australian icon, Gai Waterhouse shares what it is like to attend the Melbourne Cup Carnival, the best places to see the race and some helpful fashion tips on what to wear on the day.

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48 hours exploring Uluru

48 hours exploring Uluru

There’s a reason that Vogue Australia chose to feature one of Australia's famous stars, Nicole Kidman alongside Uluru in their 2015 September issue. Located in the heart of the Red Centre, this iconic landmark is steeped in history and one of Australia’s most recognisable natural icons. Spend a couple of days exploring this area for yourself and you’ll understand there is more to Uluru than meets the eye.

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Australia’s Native Ingredients and Cuisine Trend

Australian restaurants are valuing the taste, texture and versatility of native ingredients and integrating them into contemporary restaurant menus with great effect. From Rene Redzepi through to Kylie Kwong, celebrated chefs worldwide are championing and showcasing their use to the world.

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Experience the Best Luxury Camping Adventures in Australia this Spring

Australia is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream, peppered with ocean outlooks and desert hideaways. As the land of glamorous camping, or glamping, Australia is where rustic tents are making way for eco-cabins and pre-prepared tents with king size beds, fresh linens, charming balconies and dining under the stars. These getaways are becoming increasingly popular, where you can let your mind and soul wander and get up close with nature in luxurious comfort.

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