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Weekends Away Holidays

Shabby chic ... Settler's Cottage, one of two cottages at Mayfield Vineyard.

NSW

Just quietly, a top cellar

With locally grown wines paces from the back door, a night in this vineyard is a vintage idea, writes Peter Gearin.

Victoria

Southern comforts

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Katrina Lobley enjoys an easy going weekend of sheer indulgence at this South Yarra spa.

Victoria

From ponies to pinots

Tucks Ridge Vineyard

Guy Wilkinson saddles up for a look at the Mornington Peninsula on offbeat tours.

NSW

Winter of content

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Ashleigh Bonner Cranky with the weather at home, Ashleigh Bonner heads south to find a place that can satisfy a foodie and skiier's desires.

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ACT

Zesty flavours, sleek spaces

Authentic ... Italian & Sons delivers in cool surrounds.

At every level of dining, there are delights to discover, writes Julietta Jameson.

ACT

Retro treats in store

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Whether vintage, handmade or CBD smart, all tastes are covered, writes Julietta Jameson.

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Insider

The modern holiday: go now, go hard, go home

Short Breaks illustration by Michael Mucci. SHD TRAVEL MAY 9.

Jane E. Fraser If you think big experiences must come with big vacations, think again. A growing range of getaways shows that short breaks can be long on adventure.

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Traveller deals: Abu Dhabi discounts

St Regis Abu Dhabi entrance

JULIETTA JAMESON | Stop over at one of Abu Dhabi's most luxurious hotels for 45 per cent less.

Orpheus Island resort takes luxury to another level

JULIETTA JAMESON | Orpheus Island Beach Resort on the Great Barrier Reef has just opened its newly renovated South Suites.

Deals of the week: Cruising goes half price

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Ambling from Scandinavia to sunny Miami, this 47-night cruise package is now almost half price.

Traveller letters: Understand how a cash passport card works

I purchased a cash passport card and have widely used it throughout Europe.

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