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Glen Erin awarded 2017 Gold List Star Ratings Australia’s

»Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Accommodation, News & Events | Comments Off on Glen Erin awarded 2017 Gold List Star Ratings Australia’s

Glen Erin awarded 2017 Gold List Star Ratings Australia’s

Glen Erin at Lancefield has been listed on Star Ratings Australia’s Gold List of Australian Accommodation for the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges area, making it one of the best accommodation providers in the country. The Gold List of Australian Accommodation compiles reviews of Star Rated properties from hundreds of websites including Expedia, Facebook, booking.com and Google to find the best accommodation as rated by travellers. It includes six categories of accommodation: hotels, hosted accommodation, self-catering, motels, caravan-holiday parks and serviced apartments, which are listed nationally as well as by state, capital city and region to allow travellers to find the best accommodation, anywhere in the country. Glen Erin pride’s itself on...

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Celebrating Christmas away from home

»Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Accommodation | Comments Off on Celebrating Christmas away from home

Celebrating Christmas away from home

Whether it’s camping with the family at a favourite spot, renting a holiday house with friends, or sneaking away on a romantic retreat, more and more of us are choosing to spend the Christmas and New Year period away from home. For many people, the decision to plan a Christmas getaway might stem from a desire to escape the chaos of the city at this time of year, or to avoid the inevitable stresses that come with organising a Christmas event at home.  Others may want to reconnect with far-flung friends and family members at a more central meeting point that is easier for everyone to get to. Some people might simply want to do something a little bit different every now and then. Whatever the reason, if you’re currently on the road, or thinking of doing things a...

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Food and wine; a perfect match

»Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Restaurant & Cellar Door | Comments Off on Food and wine; a perfect match

Food and wine; a perfect match

It is a truth universally acknowledged that discovering the perfect glass of wine to match your meal is one of life’s greatest dining pleasures. When you get it right, a successful food and wine pairing can greatly enhance the flavours and enjoyment of both the food and the wine on the table. Whether you’re dining out with a loved one, hosting a dinner party, or finalising the menu for upcoming events or wedding receptions, a little bit of food and wine know-how can go a long way. The Basics: Food and wine pairing is as much about personal taste and experimentation as anything else, and it is important to remember that there are no clear right and wrongs when it comes to matching food and wine. There are, however, certain qualities and flavours that do bring...

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Plan a special weekend getaway

»Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Accommodation | Comments Off on Plan a special weekend getaway

Plan a special weekend getaway

You don’t need a huge amount of annual leave owing to you to be able to take a break. All you need is a regular weekend. With a bit of advance planning you can have the perfect mini-break that will leave you feeling refreshed and recharged. When booking a special weekend getaway, follow these tips for a memorable break. Planning Plan ahead to work out the best accommodation for the weekend. Seeing as your time is more limited than a lengthy holiday, make sure you are close to the action so you don’t spend all of your time travelling to the attractions. For example, if you really want to visit the infamous Hanging Rock, make sure you book accommodation near Hanging Rock, Victoria, and not too far away so that you don’t have to drive for hours just to visit...

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How to get the most out of a conference

»Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Conferences | Comments Off on How to get the most out of a conference

How to get the most out of a conference

Attending conferences can be a great move for you career. But if you’re simply turning up to listen, you could be missing out on a huge opportunity. Follow these easy steps to make the most out of the next event you attend at one of the great conference centres in Victoria, and see how your career flourishes: Ask yourself – what do you want out of this? When you are invited to attend a conference you might send your RSVP and then not really give it much more thought until the day. What you should really be doing though, is taking this opportunity to think about your career and where you are going with it. Make some time to write down your professional goals (or look them over if you already have some), and see if attending this conference is a way of helping...

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