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Australia’s Ultimate Luxury Travel Guide

On May 21st, 2014, posted in: Local knowledge, See and Do by 0 Comment

We recently hosted Tara Tyrell, General Manager/Managing Editor of Destinations Magazine – “A Magazine for the Discerning Traveller – Australia’s Ultimate Luxury Guide to Travel”. The magazine covers leisure, accommodation, reviews, fashion and gourmet travel. Tara and others working on the magazine are given an assignment to explore various parts of Australia. The magazine is..

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Beautiful Ballina and the Hinterland

On March 3rd, 2014, posted in: Autumn, Local knowledge, See and Do, Winter by 0 Comment

Although summer has come to an end, here on the far north coast there’s still plenty of time to enjoy our warm sunny climate and everything that Ballina, in particular, has to offer. Our beaches are renowned for surfing, swimming and fishing.  You can even go horse riding along the lovely white sands! However, we aren’t just..

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Eating Inn – Cooking on holidays in the Ballina/Byron Hinterland

On November 20th, 2013, posted in: Food, Local knowledge by 1 Comment

The Northern Rivers especially the Ballina/Byron Hinterland is home to some amazing self-contained accommodation options (like here at Pines on the Plateau), giving travellers to this region the ultimate flexibility when it comes to dining. After days spent exploring the coast, hinterlands and villages it’s only natural to feel like spending a night in with..

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