The view from the 5th floor of the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach sweeps along a golden crescent of sand and out into the Tasman Sea. Welcome to one of Sydney’s much loved (and over loved) eastern beaches.
Archives for January 2013
One day Peter Mayle came home to find Japanese tourists in his Provence swimming pool. He moved, somewhere near the village of Gordes but I can’t say precisely where.
When Australians travel they like to become culture vultures. Up to a point. Because many still prefer English-speaking countries, a new survey reveals.
An accidental traveller unravels his life in Rachel Joyce’s steely but funny and tender debut novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. It’s a quiet book with unexpected power.
Asia Pacific cruises, a three-day package to Dubai (a girl’s shopping dream), and spa deals in Queensland and Thailand are January’s best travel bargains.
A record-setting heatwave is expected to toast most Australian states over the next week. If you’re on the way here for a holiday, you’ll want to read this.
Intrepid traveller Ariane Tatas thought the Indian cab driver said he was taking her to a red temple….
Happy New Year and thanks so much for taking a bite of Taste for Travel in 2012. Welcome to 2013. Hope you like the menu.