Sarah Maguire

Sarah Maguire

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Fifty things we love about travel right now

Edited by Sarah Maguire From retro caravans to saving the rhinos, here's what we love about travel right now.

Japan

Japan with a French twist

Sarah Maguire Green tea by day, foie gras by night: Sarah Maguire has a cross-cultural experience cruising around Japan.

NSW

Kerambi Cottage, Blue Mountains: Weekend Away

Sarah Maguire Kerambi Cottage captures the charm of the Blue Mountains, writes Sarah Maguire.

ACT

Weekend Away: East Hotel, Canberra

East hotel, Canberra

Sarah Maguire The East Hotel is emblematic of an emerging Canberra, writes Sarah Maguire.

Japan

Sakaiminato, Japan: A mania for manga

Sakaiminato, Japan .

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire is drawn to a small port in touch with its inner child.

New South Wales

Weekend Away: St Joseph's Guesthouse, St Albans

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire rejoices in a stunning restoration at an early Catholic church at St Albans.

NSW

Weekend Away: Marty's at Little Beach, Port Stephens

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire does a family getaway in Port Stephens.

Finland

A cut above

The Museum of Design, Helsinki.

Sarah Maguire In a small country renowned for its design, Sarah Maguire finds one of its best-kept secrets.

South Australia

Weekend Away: Adelaide Hills

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire finds an atmospheric base for exploring the Adelaide Hills.

Indonesia

When size matters

Mulia Resort

Sarah Maguire A behemoth of five-star opulence threatens to overwhelm visitors with everything you could want from a south-east Asia holiday, writes Saturday Traveller editor Sarah Maguire.

Northern Territory

Splendour by the river

Nitmiluk

Sarah Maguire The new Cicada Lodge at Nitmiluk Gorge is a low-key, high-end entree to the world of the Jawoyn.

Airlines

Flight test: Finnair business class

The Finnair Airbus A330 featuring the plagarised design.

Sarah Maguire There is a pillow and blanket - and the flight attendant tucks me in at sleep time.

Malaysia

Wilderness with the lot

Gaya island resort

Sarah Maguire A new island resort sets five-star comforts against the beauty of the Borneo jungle, writes Sarah Maguire.

Cruising

Boys and big boats

Pacific Jewel

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire discovers short-break cruises are also a short cut to some mother-and-son bonding time.

The Mediterranean

Bring on the bling

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire sets sail around the Mediterranean on a ship for cruisers who like a bit of sparkle in their lives - be it sunshine or crystal.

Hong Kong

Queen of Kowloon

A refurbished grand deluxe harbour view room.

Sarah Maguire A legend in the hotel business, the Peninsula has unveiled a thoroughly modern new look, writes Sarah Maguire.

Spain

Flamenco and feasting

Jamon Tapas, Plaza Santa Anna, Madrid

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire gets close to the heart of Spain on a tapas tour of Madrid.

Indonesia

Soothe operators

Tembok beach

Sarah Maguire Michael Gebicki journeys three hours from Denpasar to Bali's north coast, where the heart of the island's experience remains untouched.

Victoria

Beginners get their ski legs

Falls Creek

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire heads to Falls Creek to give her four-year-old son a cushy introduction to the slopes.

Indonesia

Goodbye, gado gado

bali cooking school

Sarah Maguire Sarah Maguire savours traditional island flavours at a cooking school where authenticity tops the menu.